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HHS: Verizon patches up Healthcare.gov outage

The US Department of Health and Human Services says the third-party vendor hosting the health care site has gotten things up and running.

By October 28, 2013


Obama administration vows 'tech surge' for HealthCare.gov

Conceding that the health insurance marketplace "has not lived up to the expectations of the American people," a US government blog post promises to enlist aid from among "the best and brightest."

By October 20, 2013


White House taps developers to fight date violence

The Obama administration is looking for an app that can help prevent sexual assault and help young adults stand up for each other.

By July 12, 2011


Vote for your favorite cigarette health warning

Starting Friday, the FDA is seeking public comment online or by fax on which 9 of 36 proposed graphic health warnings to include on cigarette packages.

By November 10, 2010


School accused of off-campus Webcam spying

A Philadelphia-area school district has deactivated the Webcams in school-issued laptops after a lawsuit accuses it of remotely activating the cameras to watch students' behavior at home.

By February 18, 2010


Suddenly, Twitter's the rage with D.C. politicos

Missouri's U.S. senator becomes the latest to make waves with the microblogging site--this time suggesting when Obama would announce his choice for Health and Human Services head.

By February 28, 2009


U.S. stimulus bill pushes e-health records for all

commentary A large chunk--about 140 pages of 800--of the Senate bill creates electronic health records for "each person in the United States by 2014," with no clear way to opt out.

By February 10, 2009


Online groups: Dr. Dean should run Health Dept.

He still has online steam. Although President Obama is reportedly considering other choices for secretary of the department, online liberals are calling on Howard Dean, who is a doctor.

By February 9, 2009


New privacy guidelines for e-health records announced

As President-elect Obama calls for widespread adoption of e-medical records, the Department of Health and Human Services is offering more privacy guidelines for them.

By December 17, 2008


Grab pics from Flickr for a DIY book

Yahoo's photo-sharing site is partnering with the self-publishing service Blurb.com to make personalized bookmaking easier.

By June 17, 2007