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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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  • Harford school construction plan needs a dose of reality

    The latest school facilities construction plan, which was presented to the Harford County Board of Education during its meeting June 13, shows once again that the school system and the county government are not on the same page when it comes to planning...
  • Nominations sought for HHS Hall of Fame

    Nominations are being accepted for the second class of the Havre de Grace High School Hall of Fame The Induction Ceremonies to the Havre de Grace High School Hall of Fame will be Oct. 7, 2011, Homecoming Weekend Criteria for nominations are as follows:...
  • Healthy Howard takes lead in county approach to federal health-care reform

    Healthy Howard takes lead in county approach to federal health-care reform
    It's been a local political football and a national cause célèbre, criticized for having a high cost-per-beneficiary using county dollars and lauded as saving lives. Since its inception in 2008, the nonprofit organization Healthy Howard Inc., best...
  • Healthy Howard wins award for its health coaching

    Healthy Howard Inc., which helps county residents obtain health care services, has won an award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for its health coaching program — one of the nonprofit's most controversial aspects. Every...
  • Monday Night Football leaves 6 winners in Harford high schools

    Monday Night Football leaves 6 winners in Harford high schools
    This week, it was Monday Night Football, a rarity in Harford County, and Aberdeen, Fallston, Joppatowne, North Harford and Patterson Mill were winners in games delayed from Friday night by bad field conditions made possible what was left ofTropical...
  • Companies that cheat government are rarely disbarred

    When Maxim Healthcare Services settled one of the government's largest-ever medical fraud cases last week, the Medicaid and Veterans Affairs contractor agreed to pay $150 million and implement a host of corporate reforms. But Maxim, a Columbia-based home...
  • Sun mischaracterizes bishops' statement

    Thanks to the Sun's recent mischaracterization of the Maryland Catholic bishops' statement on religious freedom ("Bishops assail same-sex marriage," Nov. 10), many readers responded to one element — only five paragraphs long — of a 12-page...
  • New home for the Warriors offers lessons in school building

    Talk about rebuilding or replacing Havre de Grace High School got me to thinking. Talk about rebuilding or replacing Havre de Grace High School got me thinking. For more than a year, some noticeable changes have been taking place at the school. It...
  • Rally for Religious Freedom planned Friday in Bel Air will target controversial HHS mandates

    Concerned citizens from around northeastern Maryland will come together Friday in front of the Harford County Circuit Courthouse in Bel Air as part of a nationwide rally, Stand Up for Religious Freedom. The movement, which will take place in more than...
  • 150 flood Harford courthouse sidewalk, protest federal health mandate

    150 flood Harford courthouse sidewalk, protest federal health mandate
    Close to 150 people protested the federal Health and Human Services mandate Friday outside the Harford County Circuit Courthouse in Bel Air — three times the number event coordinators originally projected. People driving and walking down Main...
  • Plan B is overruled

    Plan B is overruled
    Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius' decision this week to overrule the Food and Drug Administration commissioner and refuse to authorize girls under age 17 to have over-the-counter access to the emergency contraceptive pill known as...
  • Looking back 50 years: Futures of Bainbridge, Civil Defense grabbed headlines

    From the pages of the Havre de Grace Record dated Thursday morning, Sept. 28, 1961: The big news, at least judging from the size of the blaring headline, was Civil Defense. "Civil Defense Mass Meeting Set," it said, accompanied by the smaller headline:...