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DHEC: SC infant mortality lowest in decades

...rate of babies dying before their first birthday in 2013 was 6.9 deaths per 1,000 babies born, according to Department of Health and Environmental Control director Catherine Templeton. That's down from 7.6 deaths per 1,000 births in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-10-29/dhec-sc-infant-mortality-low
Maralynne Mitcham

...departments, Assistant Dean of the College of Health Professions twice, Assistant Dean for Research, Chair of the Department of Health Professions, as well as serving on more than forty-five university committees, either as Chair or committee...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172911443
SC reports season's 1st flu death

COLUMBIA - Health officials say South Carolina has had its first death of this flu season. The Department of Health and Environmental Control said it was notified Tuesday that someone from the Midlands died from laboratory-confirmed flu. DHEC...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-08/sc-reports-seasons-1st-flu-d
Former Biden chief of staff to lead Ebola response

...had distinct responsibilities, including the Centers for Disease Control, The Department of Defense, and the Department of Health and Human Services.But on Thursday, Obama conceded that such a point person might in fact be necessary even...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-10-17/former-biden-chief-staff
South Carolina denies request to postpone tank closures at Savannah River Site

...Department's deadlines for cleaning up Cold War-era, nuclear waste storage tanks at Savannah River Site.S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control denied a request from the Energy Department to postpone the closure date for two tanks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-02/south-carolina-denies-reques
U.S. Energy Department disputes South Carolina's refusal to extend tank closure deadline

...debate deadlines for cleaning up Cold War-era nuclear waste storage tanks at Savannah River Site.The state's Department of Health and Environmental Control denied in late August a request to extend the closure date for two tanks. The Department...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-22/us-energy-department-dispute
Second enrollment period for health care coverage begins Nov. 15

...private insurance through the law as of August, including more than 316,000 in Georgia, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Of those, 87 percent got a subsidy to enroll and their average premium was $54, according...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-10-03/second-enrollment-period-hea
SC Medicaid dealing with application backlog

...process thousands of applications backlogged through the federal online marketplace.As of Aug. 1, the state Department of Health and Human Services had reviewed more than 60 percent of the 38,000 applications the federal government began...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-11/sc-medicaid-dealing-appl
Grants allow clinics to do more primary care

...Community Health centers will get about $200,000 apiece to expand their primary care services, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced Friday.They are part of nearly $7 million that came to 30 health centers in Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-12/grants-allow-clinics-do-more
North Augusta park and ride facility to offer carpool options for commuters

...Interstate 20's Exit 5.The project is a joint effort between the city of North Augusta, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, the South Carolina Department of Transportation and the Augusta Regional Transportation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-21/north-augusta-park-and-ride-f