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Help local Boys & Girls Clubs reach further to help at-risk youths

...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

...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 but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-04-07/teen-births-down-more-effect
Ga. health legislation: Winners and losers

...fireworks legal in the state.Older Georgians ? The Division of Aging Services was moved out of the Department of Human Services to become a separate agency, attached to Community Health. The budget provided funding for the addition of eight...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-07/ga-health-legislation-wi
New state budget will keep construction crews busy in Metro Atlanta

...billion in borrowing for construction and equipment purchases - for everything from a new library in Marietta and new human services building in Lawrenceville to equipment for the new Georgia Film Academy, which will train students to work in the state's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-05/new-state-budget-will-keep-construc
Rants & Raves

...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. They...

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

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

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 for...

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

...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 adding...

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

...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
Women in Philanthropy group award more than $132,000 in grants to women, children services

...the community in Aiken County about sex trafficking."We will invite law enforcement, education professionals, human services professionals, health care professionals, anyone who has contact with the public ? they will come and learn how...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-27/women-philanthropy-award-gran