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Trump administration agrees to independent investigation of health conditions for children at border facilities

The pediatrician, Dr. Paul Wise, toured detention centers at the border last summer and was critical of the conditions there, according to a Stanford publication. In that interview, Wise described how migrant children are kept in a “kind of cage-like” processing center. “From there, they get moved to a different processing center, which is kind… Read More »

Harvard Medical School Dean George Daley voices concerns about new Trump administration restrictions on use of fetal tissue in research

Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced new restrictions on government-funded research conducted on fetal tissue. The department said it would end such research conducted at the National Institutes of Health and terminate a $ 2 million contract it had for similar work conducted at the University of California… Read More »

Trump Administration Wants to End Health Care Protections for LGBTs

A proposal released Friday, May 24, by the Trump administration seeks to allow discrimination against LGBT people in health care, BuzzFeed News reports. Specifically, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) wants to take away protections established under the Affordable Care Act (the ACA, or Obamacare) for LGBT people and women who’ve had… Read More »