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HHS's first year under Trump focused on rolling back Obamacare
In his first act as president, Donald Trump , sitting at the Resolute Desk, signed an executive order directing agencies to minimize “the economic burden” of the Affordable Care Act until it is repealed. Out on the campaign trail, Trump frequently called for the repeal and replace of Obamacare, and
Senate confirms Alex Azar as new Health and Human Services secretary
The U.S. Senate today confirmed Alex Azar as the next secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services with a vote of 55-43. Six Democrats -- Sens. Tom Carper and Chris Coons of Delaware, Joe Donnelly of Indiana, Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota, Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Doug Jones of
Democrats press HHS nominee Azar on ties to drug industry
Democrats pressed President Trump ’s nominee to lead the Department of Health and Human Services, Alex Azar, on his ties to the pharmaceutical industry during a confirmation hearing Tuesday on Capitol Hill . HHS, which has a budget of over $1 trillion and over 80,000 employees, has been without a
Lawmakers question HHS nominee on drug industry ties, position on the Affordable Care Act
Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Health and Human Services, Alex Azar, faced tough questions from lawmakers concerned about his ties to the drug industry at his nomination hearing before the Senate Health Education Labor and Pensions committee. Azar, a veteran of HHS and a former executive at the
The Note: Jeff Sessions, he's everywhere he doesn't want to be
The TAKE with Rick Klein Jeff Sessions ' long, strange trip is just getting started. The president and his family are not making the journey any easier – and Sessions may not be making it easier for himself. As he prepares to face a day of Capitol Hill grilling, the attorney general is everywhere.
Trump announces ex-Big Pharma exec Alex Azar as Tom Price's replacement at Health and Human Services
President Donald Trump today announced he's nominating Alex Azar to be Department of Health and Human Services secretary, replacing Tom Price. Azar is a former executive for pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly and worked as a deputy secretary at HHS under President George W. Bush. Price resigned Sept.
Some Anti-Depressants Linked to Rare Cases of Birth Defects, Study Reveals
A new study has shed light on the complex interaction between anti-depressants and pregnancy by looking at thousands of women who took them before giving birth. The study published in The BMJ, previously known as the British Medical Journal, found that some popular antidepressants known as SSRIs
Stores Advertising Cheaper Drugs From Canada Are Put to the Test
Part 3: Howard Sklamberg of the FDA said only "a very small percentage" of drugs are actually from Canada.
ABC News Investigation Into Counterfeit Prescription Drug Operations in the US
A year-long ABC News “20/20” investigation uncovered numerous operations involving the sale of dangerous counterfeit prescription drugs , many of which were sold under the guise of being authentic medication shipped in from Canada , or sold openly on the streets, Flea Markets, or retail stores in
Culture Wars Raging Again Ahead Of 2016 Race
The culture wars are raging again, bringing the predictable splits. Democrats say one thing; Republicans -- including all of the potential 2016ers -- say another, reflecting real divisions among voters. But there's something missing on the GOP side: some of the biggest voices in the business