Today, the Medicare Trustees met and released their annual report detailing the state of Medicare.
"It’s a wake up call for everyone who is concerned about Medicare and the health of our economy. And it’s yet another sign that we can’t wait for real, comprehensive health reform." --Secretary Kathleen Sebelius
The new Food Safety Working Group was established to keep food safe for the American People. The first listening session was held on Wednesday at the White House with Secretary Sebelius and Secretary Vilsack. Stakeholders representing a diverse range of organizations participated.
The CDC is actively investigating human cases of influenza A (H1N1) in several states and is working closely with Canada, Mexico and the World Health Organization. The CDC is continuously updating its investigation information.
President Obama is committed to working with Congress to pass comprehensive health reform this year in order to control rising health care costs, guarantee choice of doctor, and assure high-quality, affordable health care for all Americans. Learn more at www.HealthReform.gov
May 14, 2009 HHS to Award $1.79 Billion to Help People Living with HIV/AIDS
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today announced the release of $1.79 billion to ensure that people living with HIV/AIDS continue to have access to life-saving health care and medications. More...
May 13, 2009 HHS Secretary Sebelius, Executive Director of White House Council on Women and Girls
May 13, 2009 Secretary Sebelius Statement on Food Safety Working Group Listening Session
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today attended and delivered opening remarks at the White House Food Safety Working Group Listening Session. The listening session included stakeholders representing a diverse range of organizations. More...
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During National Women's Health Week, communities, businesses, government, health organizations, and other groups are encouraged to work together to educate women on ways to improve physical and mental health. Small steps go a long way toward prevention and good health. Women can lower their risks of certain diseases by participating in physical activity, eating a healthy diet, and living a health lifestyle. It’s important to see your health care professional for regular checkups and screenings. Visit womenshealth.gov to use the Women’s Health Screening Tool and find out what preventative screenings you need.