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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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  • Christy, Cole, Rodia, Ward named to Havre de Grace High's 2012 Hall of Fame Class

    Distinguished alumni Earl Christy, Sheldon W. Cole, Ernest Rodia and Lou Ward have been selected for the Havre de Grace High School Hall of Fame, the committee overseeing the hall of fame announced Monday. The Havre de Grace High School Hall of Fame will...
  • Harford school board backs new buildings for Youth's Benefit Elementary, Havre de Grace High

    Harford school board backs new buildings for Youth's Benefit Elementary, Havre de Grace High
    The Harford County Board of Education, still reeling from the sudden death two weeks ago of Dr. Leonard Wheeler, its president, and trying to quell public angst over which community gets the next new school, decided Monday night to request funding for...
  • Harford to fund Harris Stadium completion

    Harford to fund Harris Stadium completion
    The county government will give additional funding to Harford County Public Schools so improvements at Havre de Grace High School's stadium can be completed, school board members learned Monday. And, at the urging of a city council member and others in...
  • Health insurers to pay rebates

    Health insurers to pay rebates
    Tens of thousands of Marylanders will get rebates from their health insurance companies this summer under a provision in the Affordable Care Act that requires insurers to spend a certain amount on patient care and quality improvement. The U.S....
  • 'House that Bel Air Built' to be dedicated this Friday

    'House that Bel Air Built' to be dedicated this Friday
    This Friday, June 21, at 10 a.m., Habitat for Humanity Susquehanna, Inc. will cut the ribbon on the "House That Bel Air Built," located at 404 Giles Street in Bel Air. This will be the 71st home HHS has built since its inception in 1993 and the first...
  • Lori's views outside the Catholic mainstream

    Lori's views outside the Catholic mainstream
    Archbishop William E. Lori writes that religious freedom is under threat in the United States by the exclusion of religious values from public life ("Religious freedom under threat in U.S.," June 16). This is difficult to understand in Maryland where...
  • University of Maryland Medical Center to begin layoffs this month

    University of Maryland Medical Center to begin layoffs this month
    The University of Maryland Medical Center will send layoff notices to employees at the end of the month as it looks to cut costs in the wake of federal budget cuts and what it and other state hospitals have called inadequate rate increases. Jeffrey...
  • Older Americans are front and center during May

    May is Older Americans Month! The Administration for Community Living and the Administration on Aging, which come under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, continue this great tradition and their commitment to recognizing the valuable...
  • Rx for electronic records

    Rx for electronic records
    A critical opportunity to improve U.S. health care finally lies within reach. In 2004, then-President George Bush announced the goal to have a national electronic health records (EHR) system in place in 10 years. Tragically, EHR development had become...
  • Religious freedom under threat at home

    Religious freedom under threat at home
    On Friday, Catholics throughout the United States will begin observing two weeks known as the Fortnight for Freedom. For a second consecutive year, the U.S. Catholic Church has set aside this time leading up to Independence Day to draw attention to the...
  • Hopkins program aims to keep elderly at home

    Hopkins program aims to keep elderly at home
    When an occupational therapist walked through the home of 70-year-old Carol Glover two years ago, she immediately noticed safety hazards. Scatter rugs throughout the single-family home in Ednor Gardens left Glover, who has balance problems, vulnerable to...
  • Maryland hospital rate increase recommended

    Maryland hospital rate increase recommended
    Maryland hospitals would get some help dealing with federal cuts under a proposed plan that would increase the rates they can charge by 1.65 percent. The staff of the Health Services Cost Review Commission, the agency responsible for setting hospital...