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Posted byon March 14, 2013 at 10:30 AM EST
Screening victims for risk factors at crime scenes, in hospital emergency rooms, and in court and linking those most at risk with immediate crisis intervention services can help prevent the most dangerous cases of domestic violence.
Prevention and Treatment of HIV Infection in Infants Born to Infected Mothers: Need for a Fresh LookPosted byon March 8, 2013 at 2:43 PM EST
As part of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy, as we move forward with our research agenda we must engage in serious discussions on the criteria, risks and ethics involved in all our studies, including the idea of stopping antiretroviral therapy in individuals who may be “cured.
Posted byon February 27, 2013 at 2:00 PM EST
Haben Girma shares her own personal struggles and triumphs in an effort to pave an easier path for children with disabilities.
Posted byon February 26, 2013 at 6:00 PM EST
Meet Presidential Innovation Fellow (PIF) Henry Wei. Henry is a self described "geek" and certified medical doctor who is trained in sleep and circadian neuroscience and wields skills in medical informatics. Wei's stint as PIF was based at the Department of Veterans Affairs, where he worked on the Blue Button for America project.
Posted byon February 25, 2013 at 6:02 PM EST
Today, the Administration is launching five pilot Regional Teams to strengthen collaboration, cut red tape, and reduce permitting timelines.
Posted byon February 22, 2013 at 6:30 PM EST
Have questions about what the sequester is, and why American families and our national economy face the threat of harmful budget cuts? Check out this explainer for some background.
Posted byon February 12, 2013 at 11:40 PM EST
State and local officials share their reactions to the President's State of the Union Address.
Posted byon February 4, 2013 at 4:12 PM EST
The Department of Education released reports for 12 Race to the Top states, showcasing their improvements in helping our education system.
State and Local Officials Across the Country Urge Action to Fix the Nation’s Broken Immigration SystemPosted byon January 30, 2013 at 11:19 AM EST
Following President Obama's speech on commonsense immigration reform, bipartisan state and local elected officials across the country spoke out about the President’s remarks and urged swift action.
Posted byon January 22, 2013 at 1:39 PM EST
This summer, citizens in cities across the Nation will join together to improve their communities and governments as part of the National Day of Civic Hacking. Civic Hacking Day is an opportunity for software developers, technologists, and entrepreneurs to unleash their can-do American spirit by collaboratively harnessing publicly-released data and code to create innovative solutions for problems that affect Americans.