Department of Health and Human Services

Staff Members Restrained Teen Who Later Died With Weight On Chest: Report

The executive summary of the investigation added the restraint was not part of the treatment plan for the teen, that the staff members reacted "significantly disproportionate" to his behavior and that no one else among other staff, nurses or supervisors stepped in to stop or correct the restraint.

U.S. Doesn't Know How Many Migrant Children Separated

"Thousands of children may have been separated during an influx that began in 2017, before the accounting required by the court, and HHS has faced challenges in identifying separated children," a new government report said.

Santorum on Lost Children: We Lose People All the Time

"I think the idea that they're 'lost' is hyperbole to try and create an issue where I don't really think there is one," Santorum said. "Other than the fact that the bureaucracy—surprise, surprise—doesn't work very well."

Trump Administration Protects Religious Health Workers

The Health and Human Services Department announced the creation of a division to enforce protections for religious health care workers, but activists worry that it could lead workers to opt out of helping LGBT patients and those seeking abortions.