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With about six weeks left in the year, the total is approaching 545 adoptions, according to the Department of Health and Human Services. [Read More]
For nearly a quarter-century, the Journal Star has worked with Lincoln-area human services agencies to bring a happier holiday season to those in need in... [Read More]
Edgecombe County's HIV rate has fallen from highest in the state to third highest in North Carolina.Every year the North Carolina Department of Health and... [Read More]
At least five people have fatally overdosed in New London sober homes in about three years. City Human Services Director Jeanne Milstein calls that... [Read More]
CEDAR RAPIDS - From local to state to federal levels, the Iowa Department of Human Services has many eyes on the decisions it makes.One such... [Read More]
The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services is warning people who played with puppies at a Hanover pizzeria that they may have been... [Read More]
A Maui County committee approved a resolution urging the Hawaii governor and lawmakers to maintain the affordability of an apartment complex where rent could rise... [Read More]
A federal agency and the state of Kansas are at odds over whether Kansas took nearly $18 million in federal funds that it shouldn't have.... [Read More]
Pennsylvania's departments of human services and aging just launched Link to Community Care, a website to help people find local organizations that provide in-home services... [Read More]
 The North Dakota Department of Human Services recently recognized 286 employees for their service. Employees, including some from the Jamestown area, were honored for reaching... [Read More]
Jamestown Sun The North Dakota Department of Human Services' Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) presented performance and recognition awards to eight individual employees and other... [Read More]
Governor Mary Fallin this evening vetoed most of the revised budget bill approved by legislators in special session. She kept intact parts of the bill... [Read More]
Kansas was overpaid by nearly $18 million by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, according to a new report that recommends the state reimburse the... [Read More]
The special session may have ended, but many vital services remain in jeopardy. Friday, the ACLU announced they are taking action to ensure disabled Oklahomans... [Read More]
People at a Hanover pizzeria who played with a group of puppies brought in from Puerto Rico earlier this month may be at risk of... [Read More]
IOWA  --  The Department of Human Services has picked its next Medicaid director. Michael Randol has been appointed director of the Iowa Medicaid Enterprise. The... [Read More]
It's National Adoption Month and several families were made official Friday at the Mesa County Courthouse. Mesa County Department of Human Services approves about 20... [Read More]
The flu season is just getting started, and so far activity in North Carolina has been low, health officials say.Influenza, a contagious respiratory illness caused... [Read More]
The Oklahoman Opinions TRICIA Howell, the Department of Human Services' deputy director for foster care and adoptions, makes the case for adoption plainly: "No child... [Read More]
Tobacco is the most preventable cause of disease and death in the United States. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, cigarette... [Read More]