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  • Johns Hopkins' corrective action plan

    July 21, 2001 Michael A. Carome, M.D. Director, Division of Compliance Oversight Office for Human Research Protections 6100 Executive Boulevard, Suite 3B01 National Institutes of Health (MSC 7507) Rockville, Maryland 20852-7507 RE: Human Subjects...
  • OHRP letter reinstating JHU MPA with restrictions

    Office for Human Research Protections 6100 Executive Boulevard, Suite 3B01 National Institutes of Health (MSC 7507) Rockville, Maryland 20892-7507 July 22, 2001 Edward D. Miller, M.D. Dean and Chief Executive Officer Johns Hopkins Medicine The Johns...
  • Hopkins doctor takes on bioterrorism

    WASHINGTON - The Johns Hopkins doctor who decades ago led the worldwide effort to wipe out smallpox is wasting no time trying to inoculate the nation against a bioterrorist attack. Recently asked by U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy G....
  • Mobile-mammography debate: Lifesaver or moneymaker?

    Mobile-mammography debate: Lifesaver or moneymaker?
    Like many working moms, Hope Bott of Orlando usually put her family's health needs ahead of her own, said the wife and mother of three boys. So when a mobile-mammography bus pulled up to her workplace in March, she got on board. Bott, 38, an...
  • Q&A: Unaccompanied children crossing US border

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama is urging Congress to approve $3.7 billion in emergency funds to help government agencies handle an influx of unaccompanied children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally. The president's proposal would speed up...
  • Feds dismiss Carroll Co. site as shelter for immigrant children

    Feds dismiss Carroll Co. site as shelter for immigrant children
    A vacant military property near Westminster will not be used as a shelter for immigrant children, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services told local officials Saturday. The Obama administration had been considering the 3.8-acre Army Reserve...
  • U.S. anthrax probe reveals new bird flu mishap, widespread safety lapses

    (Reuters) - Federal health officials on Friday disclosed a new safety breach at a high-security U.S. government laboratory involving dangerous avian flu, a lapse that came to light as they investigated the potential exposure of researchers to live anthrax...
  • Bell plans to shelter immigration detainees

    Bell plans to shelter immigration detainees
    Nestor Valencia was 4 years old when he boarded a white van filled with piņatas and entered the United States illegally from Mexico. Now the mayor of Bell, he sees a little of himself in the thousands of children arriving at the U.S. border and entering...
  • Timothy Jost: No bomb to destroy Obamacare

    The Supreme Court's term ended in June with another Affordable Care Act ruling, and the ACA survived largely unscathed. Burwell v. Hobby Lobby has important ramifications for women's health and religious freedom but does not invalidate a single section of...
  • Rep. Gutierrez responds to Sen. Kirk's remarks on immigrant children

    Rep. Gutierrez responds to Sen. Kirk's remarks on immigrant children
    WASHINGTON — After Republican Sen. Mark Kirk said Thursday that 429 unaccompanied minors from the Mexican border crisis were in Chicago and urged they undergo criminal background checks, he drew fire today from an immigrant-rights group and...
  • U.S. House Republicans seek CDC documents on anthrax scare

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Republicans asked the Obama administration on Wednesday to provide documents related to last month's anthrax scare at a U.S. lab, where more than 80 people were initially feared to be exposed to the deadly pathogen....
  • Advocates for adopted children decry 'private re-homing'

    Advocates for adopted children decry 'private re-homing'
    Child-care advocates asked Congress on Tuesday to do more to protect adopted children — often foreign-born and suffering from behavioral problems — who are being given away to people solicited over the Internet by adoptive parents who no...