NCHR Comments to HHS on Religious Exemptions and Contraceptives

December 5, 2017. We strongly oppose the IFR’s use of religious objections to undermine essential health care for millions of women in our country. The HHS must ensure the health of all our citizens by implementing policies based on sound medical and public health science. We urge that HHS bring evidenced-based practice into the forefront of health policies, as it has for decades.

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NCHR Comments on the USPSTF’s Evidence Review and Draft Recommendation Statement for Behavioral Counseling for Skin Cancer Prevention

November 6, 2017. We support USPSTF’s draft recommendations for behavioral counseling interventions to prevent skin cancer as well as their broader efforts to improve the health of all Americans by making evidence-based recommendations about clinical preventive services. As more information becomes available, we encourage the provision of additional recommendations about more specific behavioral interventions to prevent skin cancer for individuals in various subgroups.

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NCHR Comments on HHS Draft Strategic Plan FY2018-2022

October 26, 2017. The HHS has drafted a strategic plan for implementation over the next several years. We object to language that is non-scientific and themes which weight political rhetoric and ideology over sound scientific principles. Read more of our comments here.

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