Included are chairs of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee and the Senate Finance Committee urging vetting of HHS Secretary nominee Tom Price on vaccines and immunizations.
The NIDA Mentored Training Award in Substance Use Disorder Treatment Dissemination, supported by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and sponsored by the Society for Adolescent Health & Medicine, will offer $12,000 for support (including up to $2,000 for a mentor stipend).
Sister Song and the National Women's Health Network have written a statement of principles, to which SAHM has signed on, supporting the inclusion of long-acting reversible contraceptive methods (LARCs) as part of a well-balanced mix of options.
SAHM has joined with the AAP to endorse the Blueprint for Children: How the Next President Can Build a Foundation for a Healthy Future. The Blueprint presents specific policy recommendations for the federal government to align its activities to promote healthy children, support secure families, build strong communities and ensure that the United States is a leading nation for children.
The CDC has released updated U.S. Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use and U.S. Selected Practice Recommendations for Contraceptive Use, 2016 (U.S. SPR).
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