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Harvard Medical School Dean George Daley voices concerns about new Trump administration restrictions on use of fetal tissue in research

Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced new restrictions on government-funded research conducted on fetal tissue. The department said it would end such research conducted at the National Institutes of Health and terminate a $ 2 million contract it had for similar work conducted at the University of California… Read More »

Second U.S. judge blocks Trump administration birth control rules

(Reuters) – A federal judge in Pennsylvania on Monday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing new rules allowing employers to obtain exemptions from an Obamacare requirement that they provide health insurance that covers women’s birth control. FILE PHOTO: An illustration picture shows a woman holding a birth control pill at her home in Nice January… Read More »

Trump administration defends Medicaid work requirements after thousands knocked off program in Arkansas

The Trump administration will support Medicaid work requirements despite such rules resulting in more than 12,000 people being knocked out of the program in Arkansas, a top health official said Tuesday. “We remain steadfast in our belief that this policy is important for the program,” Seema Verma, the administrator of the Centers for Medicaid Services,… Read More »