Blind Veteran Deanna Callender is making her sixth trip to the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic this week. She tells Veterans to focus on what you can do and then do it. Read the full story
Army Veteran Nicole Bundas has the strength to talk about something which would have made the upstairs folks at Downton Abbey swoon. She's more than willing to tell her story to help other Veterans. Read the full story
VA researchers are looking for better treatments for Veterans with Gulf War Illness, a group of symptoms found in about one third of Veterans deployed in Operations Desert Storm and Desert Shield. Read the full story
Today, as part of Pledge to America’s Workers Month, HHS Secretary Alex M. Azar II participated in an employee roundtable at the Hy-Vee Helpful Smiles Technology (HST) Innovation Center in Grimes, Iowa, with Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump and Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds. This roundtable marks the one-year anniversary of President Trump’s Executive Order […]
Today, HHS Secretary Alex Azar issued the following statement regarding the United States District Court for the District of Columbia’s decision to uphold HHS’s regulations providing Americans with more access to affordable short-term, limited-duration insurance plans: “Today’s court decision is a clear victory for American patients who saw their costs rise and choices disappear under the Affordable […]
Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) awarded approximately $20 million in Rural Residency Planning and Development Program (RRPD) grants. Recipients across 21 states will receive up to $750,000 over a three-year period to develop new rural residency programs while achieving accreditation through the […]
Dr. Deanna Barch will describe how sports involvement interacted with sex to predict depressive symptoms, and also how sports involvement was positively correlated with hippocampal volume in both boys and girls. Moreover, these relationships held even when correcting for family income, maternal education, race, ethnicity, age, and total brain volume. Dr. Barch’s findings will help […]
On Wednesday, July 24, 2019, the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) will meet to discuss business, agency updates, and issues related to autism spectrum disorder (ASD) research and services activities.