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SC lawmakers debate certificate of need program

...be fooled again."The program nearly died in July 2013 when Gov. Nikki Haley vetoed the $2 million that the Department of Health and Environmental Control uses to run the program. Hospitals sued, saying lawmakers never voted to end the program...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-24/sc-lawmakers-debate-certifica
Help local Boys & Girls Clubs reach further to help at-risk youths

...serve more children who are at risk. WHO ARE THE children at risk in our community?According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, "children living in female headed families with no spouse present had a poverty rate of 47...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-04-19/help-local-boys-
Teen births down but more effective contraception needed

...up-front cost of stocking them, said Susan B. Moskosky, Acting Director of the Office of Population Affairs in the Department of Health and Human Services, which oversees the Title X program."Improved contraceptive use contributed substantially...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-04-07/teen-births-down-more-effect
Rants & Raves

...insurance since the Affordable Care Act became law five years ago, a reduction in the number of uninsured the Department of Health and Human Services called "historic." I AM A MILITARY veteran. I use the VA Hospital. I went to the VA/ER...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-04/rants-raves
Georgia nearly doubles previous ACA enrollment

...enrolled in private health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, more than half for the first time, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reported Tuesday.Almost nine out of 10 qualified for a tax credit to help pay for coverage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-10/georgia-nearly-doubles-previ
Paine College to use grant for disease, substance abuse outreach

...hepatitis C among young people in the area, the school announced Friday.The three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will be used to launch the Paine College: Informing, Developing and Educating through Active...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-03-13/paine-college-use-grant-d
Aiken County fined for E.coli violations

...plant, which the county owns and operates.The civil penalty was included in board materials Monday for the state Department of Health and Environmental Control. In particular, the agency found that Aiken County had violated the terms of its permit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-10/aiken-county-fined-ecoli-viol
Waste tank closure deadlines hard to meet with Savannah River Site budget, official says

...site, SRS manager Dave Moody said Monday.Moody said site officials are talking to regulators from the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control about "alternatives" to cleanup activities for the tanks, such as removing the liquid...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-30/waste-tank-closure-deadlines-
SC reviews permit applications for offshore seismic surveys; conservation groups opposed

...companies, Spectrum, CGG Services and GXT, all of which have offices in Houston, say in documents filed with the Department of Health and Environmental Control the surveys comply with coastal rules.While state waters extend 3 miles offshore...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-20/sc-reviews-permit-application
Nuclear Regulatory Commission increases oversight for Plant Vogtle following shipping incident

...Plant Vogtle was fined $8,000 and temporarily barred from sending waste to South Carolina by the state's Department of Health and Environmental Control, according to The Augusta Chronicles archives.Southern Nuclear spokeswoman Jeannine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-31/nuclear-regulatory-commissio