Focus on Mental Health in New HHS Budget

Secretary of Health and Human services Kathleen Sebelius announced the department’s 2014 budget today, with strong support for mental health and anti-gun violence services. Flanked by a dozen agency heads, including CDC, NIH, Indian Health, and Department of Aging,  Sebelius discussed the need to balance fiscal responsibility with ensuring the nation’s health and scientific leadership. […]

Just a little heart attack

Before leaving to attend this week’s Association of Health Care Journalists conference, I wanted to share a video from the Go Red for Women campaign. With no disrespect to the men out there,   women are under enormous stress — juggling career, family, perhaps school or volunteer work too. Our culture expects us, as Sheryl Sandberg said, to […]