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Posted byon July 1, 2014 at 1:19 PM EDT
Yesterday, for the sixth time since taking office, President Obama joined national, state, and local community leaders, business leaders, grassroots activists, elected officials, and others for an event celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month at the White House.
Posted byon June 30, 2014 at 7:05 PM EDT
The Supreme Court rules on the much-publicized Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. case.
Posted byon June 24, 2014 at 6:55 PM EDT
Vice President Joe Biden ceremonially swears in Sylvia Mathews Burwell as United States Secretary of Health and Human Services.
Posted byon June 5, 2014 at 2:48 PM EDT
The President releases a statement on the Senate's confirmation of Sylvia Mathews Burwell as the new Secretary of Health and Human Services.
Posted byon June 2, 2014 at 6:03 PM EDT
A recent dialogue looks at how to address behavioral health issues within Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities compounded with the need for cultural sensitivity and access to resources.
Posted byon May 29, 2014 at 9:44 AM EDT
Today, the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) released a report to the President, Better Health Care and Lower Costs: Accelerating Improvement through Systems Engineering. The report comes at a critical time for the United States and for the health-care system in particular, with millions of Americans recently gaining health-care coverage due to the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Posted byon May 27, 2014 at 12:13 PM EDT
It is no secret that the last several months have seen dramatic progress in expanding access to high-quality, affordable health insurance. What is not widely known is that the last several months have also seen a steady stream of good news on health care costs.
Posted byon May 16, 2014 at 6:15 PM EDT
This week, the President praised the power of solar, honored this year's TOP COPS, awarded the Medal of Honor and traveled to New York for the opening of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.
Posted byon May 13, 2014 at 2:02 PM EDT
Last month the White House and U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) honored 11 advocates and community leaders as “Champions of Change” for their work to educate Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders about the Affordable Care Act.
Posted byon May 13, 2014 at 1:54 PM EDT
Ranjana Paintal is being honored as a Health in the AAPI Community Champion of Change.