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Persistence prescribed on Medicare

...Medicare prescription drug benefit work, top health officials pledged Tuesday to help patients get the drugs they need. Mike Leavitt, U.S. secretary of Health and Human Services, said during a conference call that federal agencies and private drug...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/18/met_46732.shtml
Metro
Secretary of health supports PeachCare

...Sonny Perdue at an event to promote a health-information initiative, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Mike Leavitt said the funds to save the joint state-federal PeachCare program would have to come from Congress, however. "It...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/02/13/met_116320.shtml
Metro
Georgia hospitals stand by to help

...health care providers took part in a conference call at the direction of U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Mike Leavitt, who has called for about 3,000 patients to be transported elsewhere via the National Disaster Medical System operated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/01/met_413.shtml
Metro
Brochures help guide sex talks

...sexual relations until marriage. The two were released Friday during a brief roundtable discussion that HHS Secretary Mike Leavitt held with about a dozen invited teens and their parents. Vernon Zinnerman, of Augusta, recalled bringing up the subject...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/26/met_448464.shtml
Metro
EPA warns of polluted fish across the U.S.

...fishing. "It's about trout, not tuna. It's about what you catch on the shore, not what you buy the shelf," Mike Leavitt, the administrator of EPA, said Tuesday. "This is about the health of pregnant mothers and small children, that's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/25/liv_426350.shtml
Life & style
EPA says counties in 22 states have bad air because of soot

...problem, or face sanctions, including possible loss of highway funds. Reducing microscopic soot, EPA Administrator Mike Leavitt told reporters, is "the single most important action we can take to make our air healthier." But getting those reductions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/01/liv_420766.shtml
Life & style
EPA regulations to affect smog cleanup in 31 states

...of court settlements with environmental groups. "When we are finished, our entire nation will have cleaner air," Mike Leavitt, head of the EPA, said in a speech Wednesday. EPA is requiring states to implement tougher ozone standards that will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/16/met_412360.shtml
Metro
Across the Southeast

...Gov. Mike Easley, Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, Ohio Gov. Bob Taft, Indiana Gov. Frank O'Bannon, Utah Gov. Mike Leavitt, Georgia Gov. Roy Barnes and Kentucky Gov. Paul Patton. Mr. Barnes is the chairman of the Education Commission...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/30/met_361546.shtml
Metro
Olympic organizers: Heightened security to cost $40 million more

...spending for the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. Salt Lake Organizing Committee President Mitt Romney, Utah Gov. Mike Leavitt and Utah's entire congressional delegation met in a closed-door session with House Speaker Dennis Hastert, Attorney...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/10/04/oth_323893.shtml
Other sports
New Olympic pin: 'We Stand United'

...ordered from SLOC's Web site. "Perhaps now more than ever, the world needs events like the Olympic Games," Gov. Mike Leavitt said. "The world will need a place to come together to heal itself." Aminco International won't make Olympic organizers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/09/18/oth_320843.shtml
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