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FY2016 HHS Grants to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment in Adult Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts and Juvenile Treatment Drug Courts (Short Title: SAMHSA Treatment Drug Courts)

Applications Due: April 4, 2016, 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time


The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT), is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2016 Grants to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Capacity in Adult Treatment Drug Courts and Adult Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts.  550 more words

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Heath Provisions in President's Budget Take Aim at Drug Prices and Opioid Abuse

Today, the President sent Congress the $4 trillion Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Proposal – his last while in office.  While the Budget on the whole is dead on arrival in the Republican-controlled Congress, there are provisions worth noting because of their current newsworthiness and possible reemergence in future policy debates.  306 more words


AP teacher fails to remind students they’re in an AP class

HILLSBOROUGH HIGH SCHOOL, 200s – Hillsborough High School AP teacher Albert Hotch is under fire for failing to remind his 3rd period AP World class that they are, in fact, in an Advanced Placement class. 455 more words


Beef with the USDA’s Dietary Guidelines for 2015-2020

by Kindyl Boyer 

Just like your fad-diet-loving aunt at Christmas dinner, the U.S. government has given its citizens a little advice on what they should be taking off their plates this year, most notably: sugar. 856 more words

HIPAA: Helping or Hurting?

Much has changed in the years since HIPAA was first passed into law, not the least of which is the use of mobile technology in healthcare. 518 more words

ALJ Upholds OCR Enforcement Against Lincare, Inc. of $239,800

A U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) administrative law judge (ALJ) recently sustained an earlier HHS Office of Civil Rights (OCR)  decision… 404 more words