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Kathleen Sebelius

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  • Plan B ruling the right decision

    I have to disagree as both a physician and father with Dr. Margaret Moon's opinion lambasting the ruling by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius that prohibits young teens from acquiring the Plan B pill without a prescription. From a...
  • Maryland wins $50 million Race to Top grant for early childhood programs

    Maryland was one of nine states that won a federal competition Friday for early education funds intended to boost the quality of programs available to young children. The state, which has been seen as a strong proponent of early childhood programs for...
  • Health exchanges: the missing piece

    Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius recently argued that a new health insurance exchange will help Maryland's small businesses more easily find affordable coverage ("Insurance exchanges will help Md.'s small businesses," July 28). The...
  • Women need to speak up about birth control

    Women need to speak up about birth control
    Where are the women? In the extreme and ill-tempered debate over the availability of contraceptives for women, we have heard from the president, the bishops of the Roman Catholic Church, the Republican presidential candidates, members if Congress and...
  • Obama's birth-control compromise wins some support

    – For days President Obama had been hammered by critics — including Cardinal-designate Edwin F. O'Brien of the Archdiocese of Baltimore — over a regulation in the healthcare law that required religiously affiliated hospitals, charities...
  • 1 in 80 Maryland children diagnosed with autism, CDC says

    1 in 80 Maryland children diagnosed with autism, CDC says
    One in 88 American children has an autism spectrum disorder, according to a new estimate from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The rate is 23 percent higher than one the agency released three years ago. Federal officials said some...
  • Health secretary Sebelius talks to women in Roland Park about medical issues

    U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius came to a private house in Roland Park on Thursday to "get the word out" about women's health care issues and promote the Obama administration's controversial health care reform act. "We...
  • CDC to launch anti-smoking campaign

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention launched an ad campaign to show the damage done from smoking to smokers and their families. The ads began March 19 on television, radio, online and billboards, as well as in theaters, magazines and...
  • Mild flu could hit harder in the fall

    Mild flu could hit harder in the fall
    The number of swine flu cases in Mexico is stabilizing. In the U.S., though more people are being diagnosed with the virus, cases have been mostly mild, claiming two lives. And health officials have backed off on closing schools where students are sick....
  • Parents uneasy about swine flu vaccine

    Parents uneasy about swine flu vaccine
    Alexandra McKinty will not be putting her 13-month-old in line for the swine flu vaccine. Madelyn, she says, has already had too many shots in her short life. And Loretta Jergensen of Parkville is worried that the vaccine wasn't adequately tested, so...
  • Conservative heavyweights have solar industry in their sights

    WASHINGTON — The political attack ad that ran recently in Arizona had some familiar hallmarks of the genre, including a greedy villain who hogged sweets for himself and made children cry. But the bad guy, in this case, wasn't a fat-cat lobbyist or...
  • Gaetz asks feds to reconsider Florida Medicaid alternative

    Florida Senate President Don Gaetz is asking the federal government to reconsider a Florida plan offering subsidized health insurance to the state's working poor, as an alternative to the Medicaid expansion plan the state turned down last year. Gaetz, R-...