Climate Change, Healthcare Disappear from WhiteHouse.gov | U.S. News & World Report
Mention of President Barack Obama's health care law, climate change and LGBT rights disappeared from WhiteHouse.gov, the official website for the White House, as Donald Trump was sworn into office Friday to become the 45th President of the United States.
Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicate that, while nonmedical exemptions (which includes religious and philosophical opposition) are on the decline nationally, they're rising in certain states, including states that haven't previously been considered hotbeds of anti-vaccination sentiment — which may put those areas at risk of a disease outbreak.
Trump's Nominee For Agriculture Has Key Health Role | Kaiser Health News
Amid the cacophony of confirmation hearings for Cabinet nominees, President-elect Donald Trump reportedly has settled on former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue to fill the final Cabinet-department vacancy: secretary of agriculture. Although consumers may simply think of the Department of Agriculture (USDA) as responsible for overseeing the farming industry, it also plays a key role in promoting health.
Mount Sinai opens clinic for autistic adults | Miami Herald
What's truly special about the Mount Sinai Adult Autism Clinic, which opened its doors on Thursday, is the service it will provide. Housed inside the Lowenstein Building at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach is a staff of doctors, nurses and attendants trained by the University of Miami's Center for Autism and Related Disabilities to treat autistic adults over 18.