The federal government is spending more than $13 million on studies designed to determine how a variety of groups can learn to quit smoking.
The Social Security Administration (SSA) gave $1.29 billion in payments to individuals who were not considered disabled, a mistake the agency says is a “small payment error.”
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) wants to require health care providers to include “social and behavioral” data in Electronic Health Records (EHR) and to link patient’s records to public health departments, it was announced last week.
Following months of controversy surrounding sexual harassment policies on campus, the University of Montana has adopted less restrictive guidelines than those proposed by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Department of Education (DOE).
The House Veterans Affairs Committee convened the field hearing in Pittsburgh to examine management and safety failures in multiple VA facilities, including the Pittsburgh hospital and parallel executive bonuses for those overseeing the failures.
Despite a $6 billion increase in food assistance spending, there was no reduction in the number of American households that are “food insecure,” according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Former EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson will testify before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform next Tuesday about transparency lapses at the agency, including possibly her own.
The federal government has spent $2.2 million studying why three quarters of lesbians are obese despite sequestration-mandated budget cuts that critics warned could “delay progress in medical breakthroughs.”
Healthcare reform and a flurry of Obama administration regulations have caused internal divisions within the labor movement and led one of the Democratic Party’s biggest supporters to publicly rebuke the president.
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has continued to provide millions of American taxpayer dollars to an Afghan government agency that has been repeatedly cited for fraud and abuse, according to a new report.