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Alabama March of Dimes Chapter Community Grants Program
The March of Dimes Foundation is sponsoring the Alabama March of Dimes Chapter Community Grants Program to fund community-based programs tackling health concerns of pregnant women and infants in the...more



HHS Presents New Data to Improve Transparency, Health Outcomes for Medicare Beneficiaries
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released a new data and new initiatives that can help improve care coordination and health outcomes for Medicare beneficiaries. According...more

HHS Report Details New Efforts to Improve LGBT Health
US Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius recently released a report documenting the Department's efforts in advancing the health of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and...more

Pharmacy Research to Raise Standards of Health Literacy
In a special themed issue on "Pharmacy, Medication Use, and the National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy," published in the journal Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, pharmacy...more

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Talks about National Minority Health Month
Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius, speaks about the National Minority Health Month. This celebratory month tackles awareness about health disparities...more

Study: Bright-colored Fruits & Veggies May Prevent or Delay ALS
A new study published by the Wiley in Annals of Neurology suggest that increased consumption of foods containing colorful carotenoids, particularly beta-carotene and lutein, may prevent or delay the...more

HHS Advisory Committee to Focus on Needs of Children in Disasters
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' new National Advisory Committee on Children and Disasters targets the needs of children in disasters. The new committee will dispense provide...more

BOCES for the Unemployed
The Regional Economic Development Council has recently launched the BOCES program wherein it aims to help train unemployed workers. $80,000 has been alloted to BOCES in order to fund tuition for...more

Medicaid Expansion A State Decision, People of Color May Left Uninsured
The recent Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) established that Medicaid expansion is a state decision. Recent findings show that people of all races and ethnicities will be...more

Clemson University Researcher to Speak on Quality Improvement Programs in Hospitals across U.S.
Ashley Kay Childers, a Clemson University research assistant professor, is chosen to participate in a forum to discuss quality improvement programs in hospitals throughout the country. The forum...more






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