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Lipstick on an earmark

...Department of Defense is not to fund health programs or research ? that's the business of the Department of Health and Human Services," Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said during the Pig Book release event at Washington's Phoenix Park Hotel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-05-17/lipstick-earmark
Help local Boys & Girls Clubs reach further to help at-risk youths

...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 47.6 percent, over...

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

...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 to this decline...

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

...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. I was sick...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-04/rants-raves
Ga. Senate OKs compromise bill on medical marijuana

...in the past few weeks by the upper chamber's Health and Human Services Committee.It now goes back to the full House...Unterman, R-Buford and chairman of the Senate's Health and Human Services Committee, said "perfection of the bill will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-24/ga-senate-oks-compromise-bill-medic
Ga. Senate committee passes medical marijuana bill

...ATLANTA - After more than four hours of haggling and sometimes rancorous debate, Georgia's powerful Senate Health and Human Services Committee on Thursday passed its own version of a House bill that seeks to allow medical marijuana to be used...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-19/ga-senate-committee-passes-medical-
Georgia lawmakers set for committee meeting to combine House, Senate medical marijuana bills

...entirely too broad" but that he feels a compromise is possible.Both bills passed overwhelmingly to the Senate's Health and Human Services committee. Chairwoman Renee Unterman, R-Buford, said last week she would like to see a compromise, perhaps...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-16/georgia-lawmakers-set-co
Paine College to use grant for disease, substance abuse outreach

...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 Learning program...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-03-13/paine-college-use-grant-d
Deal to sign medical marijuana legislation into law

...level of tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, the chemical that makes pot users feel high.Sen. Renee Unterman's Health and Human Services Committee deleted fibromyalgia from the list, leaving seizure disorders, sickle cell anemia, cancer, Crohn's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-03-25/deal-sign-medical-marijuana-leg
Georgia Senate OKs medical marijuana bill, House backs earlier restaurant alcohol sales on Sundays

...will carry the bill in the Senate.Republican state Sen. Renee Unterman of Buford, who heads the Senate's Health and Human Services committee, said members will discuss adding some of the House bill's conditions to a combined measure at a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-13/georgia-senate-oks-medic