Last summer, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services cut off $213.6 million in federal funds for about 80 institutions developing scientifically valid programs.
Health and Human Services also pulls back an Obama-era policy that posed a legal roadblock to conservative states trying to cut Medicaid funds for Planned Parenthood.
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price (pictured) and other top Trump appointees are outspoken opponents of federal funding for birth control, advocating abstinence rather than contraception.
Price (pictured, right), head of the Department of Health and Human Services, traded stocks of health-related companies while working on legislation affecting the firms. An unnamed source says Bharara was overseeing an investigation.
The moves come amid growing concern that Trump and his appointees will suppress scientific innovation and research to advance their own ideological agenda.
In Arizona, unsubsidized premiums for a "second-lowest-cost silver plan" will rise 116 percent, from $196 to $422, the Department of Health and Human Services reports.
Some of the tens of thousands of children who have fled violence in Central America were sexually assaulted, starved or forced to work for little or no pay after U.S. officials weakened child protection policies as part of an effort to accommodate a surge in migration.
The Los Angeles Times reports that the Pentagon is building a multimillion-dollar facility in northern Florida to, in effect, duplicate research already being done by the Department of Health and Human Services. That's one expensive turf battle.
Here's a chance for all who think Obamacare is a socialist Big Government scheme to put their money where their ideology is: If you truly hate the Affordable Care Act, you must send back any of those rebate checks you receive from your insurance companies thanks to the new law.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services lists the Heritage Keepers Abstinence Education, a pro-abstinence program aimed at middle and high schoolers, as one of almost three dozen "evidenced-based" sex education programs that qualify as effective in preventing teenage pregnancy.