Anti-vaccine activists spark a state's worst measles outbreak in decades – Washington Post

05. May 2017 Health, HIPAA 0
Washington Post Anti-vaccine activists spark a state’s worst measles outbreak in decadesWashington PostThe young mother started getting advice early on from friends in the close-knit Somali immigrant community here. Don’t let your children get the vaccine for measles, mumps and rubella — it causes autism, they said. Suaado Salah listened. And this …Measles outbreak in ...

Trumpcare Will Make the Opioid Crisis Worse – Mother Jones

05. May 2017 Health, HIPAA 0
Mother Jones Trumpcare Will Make the Opioid Crisis WorseMother JonesThere are plenty of reasons why the Obamacare repeal bill that House Republicans passed Thursday afternoon is so controversial. It slashes funding for Medicaid, threatens to raise health insurance premiums for older Americans, and allows states to roll … and more » Powered by WPeMatico

Secretary Price Welcomes Opportunity to Reexamine Contraception Mandate

05. May 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Today, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D., issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s executive order on religious freedom: “Religious liberty is our country’s first freedom. Americans of faith play a vital role in caring for our most vulnerable citizens, including the elderly and the poor. “We welcome today’s executive order directing the ...

HHS Secretary Tom Price to present awards to Olympic Champions Michael Phelps and Allison Schmitt

05. May 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D., will present Olympic champions Michael Phelps and Allison Schmitt with Special Recognition Awards at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) annual event recognizing National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day (Awareness Day). Teammates and friends, Mr. Phelps and Ms. Schmitt are receiving the awards for ...