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Kathleen Sebelius

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Plan B is overruled

    Plan B is overruled
    Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius' decision this week to overrule the Food and Drug Administration commissioner and refuse to authorize girls under age 17 to have over-the-counter access to the emergency contraceptive pill known as...
  • Obama's Plan B decision puts girls at risk

    Obama's Plan B decision puts girls at risk
    A society is at its worst when it leaves its most vulnerable citizens exposed so that its most powerful can hide from ugly realities. In the case of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius' ruling to reject the Food and Drug Administration's...
  • 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...
  • Healthy Howard wins award for its health coaching

    Healthy Howard Inc., which helps county residents obtain health care services, has won an award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for its health coaching program — one of the nonprofit's most controversial aspects. Every...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Kansas senator's years in Washington are both advantage, vulnerability

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Sen. Pat Roberts sits in a Lenexa, Kan., fast-food restaurant, spooning ice cream from a cup. It's already been a long day. That morning, the 78-year-old Republican braved the heat of the Lenexa July Fourth parade; after lunch, he...