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    African-American History

    At a ceremony for African-American history month, Herman Cain discussed contributions of famous African-Americans and the problems that African-Americans continue to face in current…

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    Tobacco Use Among Youth

    Secretary Sebelius and Surgeon General Regina Benjamin talked about the new Surgeon General report on tobacco use among youth. The report showed that youth smoking was down since the…

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    Medicare Fraud

    Attorney General Eric Holder, Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, and others briefed reporters on the efforts to combat Medicare fraud. Reporter questions focused on the Justice…

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    Health Insurance Rate Increases

    Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced new rules on health insurance premium increases. The health care law stipulated insurance companies have to justify…

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    Ethics of Synthetic Biology, Part 1

    Scholars, scientists and government officials talked about ethical issues related to synthetic biology, which involves creating biological materials entirely from synthetic ones. Among…

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    Health Insurance Premium Increases

    Kathleen Sebelius spoke to reporters and answered questions about a new report on health insurance premium increases, including requested increases in Connecticut, Maine, Michigan, Oregon,…

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    Health Care Fraud Prevention and Enforcement

    Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at anti-fraud health care summit. Attorney General Holder said an estimated $60 billion are…

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    New Dietary Guidelines

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced the new 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The new guidelines…

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    Health and Human Services Fiscal Year 2015 Budget

    Health and Human Service Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and other officials spoke to reporters about their department’s fiscal year 2015 budget.

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    Regional Health Care Fraud Prevention Summit

    Following remarks by federal officials, health care and law enforcement agents spoke about preventing health care fraud. Among the issues they addressed were developing effective law…

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    Michelle Obama Remarks on Health Care Reform

    First lady Michelle Obama delivered closing remarks on health care at an event on reforming the health care system and its impact on women and families. Secretary Sebelius delivered…

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    Summit on Health Care Quality

    Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Donald Berwick addressed a group of congressional staff and health care policy experts at a Capitol Hill…

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    Attorney General Holder and Secretary Sebelius on Medicare Fraud

    Attorney General Eric Holder and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced Medicare Fraud Strike Force law enforcement actions. This was one…

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    Affordable Care Act Implementation

    Secretary Sebelius gave an update on the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. She also answered questions from reporters in the audience.

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    President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology Report

    Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, White House Economic Adviser Lawrence Summers, and others talked about information technology in the new health care law and future…

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    Advances in Influenza Vaccine Technologies

    The Department of Health and Human Services held a seminar to familiarize the media with government research on new technologies in the creation and production of seasonal and pandemic flu…

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    Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Conference Call

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services hosted a conference call for reporters to provide an update on efforts to fix technical problems at healthcare.gov, the Web site for enrolling…

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    Schools and H1N1 Flu Prevention

    Cabinet secretaries Sebelius, Napolitano, and Duncan and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Thomas Frieden briefed reporters on updated guidance for schools during the…

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    Interviews with AIDS Patients

    The Department of Health and Human Services hosted a panel entitled, “People with AIDS,” which was essentially a series of interviews with individuals who had contracted HIV and…

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    HIV/AIDS Anniversary

    The Health and Human Services Department marked the 30th anniversary of the HIV/AIDS epidemic with a discussion among researchers, physicians and activists. Speakers talked about the…

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