Originally the American Medical Association was for national health insurance and labor was against itMedicare: A political battle, then and now Sep 08, 2003
Baby boomer parents may be surprised that hefty amounts of spending money can mean trouble. People tend to think of substance-abusing kids as likely to be in poor, urban AmericaTeen risk factors for substance abuse Aug 20, 2003
The only solution now is for federal regulation, just as we have federal regulation prohibiting tobacco ads on televisionThink tanks wrap-up Dec 21, 2001
Joseph A. Califano, Jr.
Joseph Anthony Califano, Jr. (born May 15, 1931) is as of 2009 the Chairman of the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University. He has held many posts in the United States Government including United States Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare from 1977 until 1979. He is now one of only two living former secretaries of Health, Education, and Welfare (the other is his predecessor, Forest David Mathews).
Califano graduated from College of the Holy Cross in 1952 and graduated from Harvard Law School in 1955.