Senate Confirms Becerra To Lead Biden's Health DepartmentThe Senate confirmed California Attorney General Xavier Becerra on Thursday to be President Joe Biden's health secretary, filling a key position in the administration's coronavirus response and its ambitious push to make healthcare costs more affordable for Americans.
Trump Administration Cuts California Medicaid Funding Over State's Abortion Coverage MandateThe Trump administration is withholding $200 million in Medicaid funding from California in the first quarter of 2021 because of a state mandate that requires health insurance providers to offer coverage for abortions.
Federal Judge Blocks Trump's Attempt To Roll Back Health Care Protections For Transgender PeopleA federal judge blocked the Trump administration on Monday from enforcing a new regulation that would roll back health care protections for transgender people.
Coronavirus Update: All Grand Princess Passengers Complete Quarantine At Travis AFBAll 850 passengers from the Grand Princess cruise ship have completed their federal coronavirus quarantine at Travis Air Force Base and have departed, federal health officials said Wednesday.
Google's 'Project Nightingale' Center Of Federal InquiryA federal inquiry has been opened into Google's efforts to collect health data on millions of Americans through its "Project Nightingale" program.
Trump Announces Plan to Lower Some U.S. Drug PricesPresident Trump on Thursday announced a plan to lower prices for some prescription drugs, saying it would stop unfair practices that force Americans to pay much more than people in other countries for the same medications.
HHS Now Estimates Under 3,000 Kids Separated From Parents In Government CustodyHealth and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar now estimates that under 3,000 kids who may have been separated from their parents are in government custody -- a figure far higher than his department released just nine days ago.
HHS Secretary Tom Price Resigns Amid Private Plane ScandalPresident Donald Trump's health secretary has resigned, after his travel on costly charter flights triggered investigations and angered his boss.
Report: Some Dietary Supplements Illegally LabeledDozens of weight loss and immune system supplements on the market are illegally labeled and lack the recommended scientific evidence to back up their purported health claims, government investigators warn in a new review of the $20 billion supplement industry.
Bus Driver Stabbed In Face Near Marin Social Services OfficeThe Marin County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man suspected of stabbing the driver of a county shuttle bus this morning, a sheriff’s sergeant said.