Saturday 26 Jul 2014

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All posts tagged Kathleen Sebelius

Burwell begins role at Department of Health and Human Services

Sylvia Mathews Burwell has assumed her duties as the new secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. Burwell, the White House budget director for the past year, was selected for the job after Kathleen Sebelius announced her resignation …

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Massachusetts to screen all newborns for congenital heart defects

Massachusetts has joined a growing list of states that have passed legislation requiring that all newborns be screened for congenital heart defects using pulse oximetry. Gov. Deval Patrick signed

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Big changes in store for food labels

The Food and Drug Administration for the first time in two decades proposed sweeping changes to the nutrition labels on packaged foods at a White House announcement on Thursday. The

State of Women’s Heart Health talks research, prevention

Kathleen Sebelius, the Secretary of Health and Human Services and Gary Gibbons, M.D., director of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute headlined a “State of Women’s Heart