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Topic - Howard Koh
Time to get your flu vaccine _ and a surprising new report shows babies and toddlers seem to be getting protected better than the rest of us.
After two days of upbeat speeches about an end to AIDS, impatient activists took to the microphones and streets Tuesday to protest the sluggish pace of research, persistent barriers to care and funding, and President Obama's decision not to appear in person at the weeklong AIDS 2012 conference.
From cradle to grave, minority populations tend to suffer poorer health and get poorer health care than white Americans. In a first-of-its-kind report, the government is recommending steps to reduce those disparities.
The government is telling half of the U.S. population to drastically cut their daily salt intake.
The government's new 10-year blueprint to improve Americans' health aims to help whole communities get in better shape, not just the couch potatoes.
"Although we pushed forcefully ... (the) ruling against the warning labels won't deter the FDA from seeking an effective and sound way to implement the law," Dr. Howard Koh, assistant secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, wrote in an blog post Tuesday afternoon.
"People cannot become complacent this year," said Dr. Howard Koh, assistant secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, who received his own flu shot Thursday.