Tag: CDC

Trump Bans 'Diversity' and Six Other Words from use at Centers for Disease Control

The nation’s health protection agency is being censored by the Trump administration, according to a report from The Washington Post. Seven words — “diversity,” “transgender,” “evidence-based,” “science-based,” “vulnerable,” “entitlement” and “fetus” — have all reportedly been banned from use at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in documents relating…

Government Requires Insurance Programs to Cover Autism Treatment

The U.S. government has made what is being called a significant step for the autism community. This week the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) stated that beginning in 2017, all health plans under the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program will cover Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) for children who are on…

Ending the Myth of Absent Black Fatherhood

By Michael Nam Photo by Shutterstock In 2013, the CDC released its National Health Statistics Report data regarding the involvement that fathers had with their children. Interestingly, the report showed that Black fathers were often more engaged with their children than their white and non-white Hispanic counterparts countering many of…