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  • proper n. The Public Health Service is a major division of the Department of Health and Human Services dedicated to promoting the public health of the United States.


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  • Admiral Blumenthal has received numerous awards including honorary doctorates and has been decorated with the highest medals of the US Public Health Service for her pioneering leadership and significant contributions to advancing health in the United States and worldwide.

    Susan Blumenthal, M.D.: How To Prevent Heart Disease And Stroke

  • Nevertheless, because any potential risk is of concern, the Public Health Service (PHS), the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), and vaccine manufacturers agree that thimerosal-containing vaccines should be removed as soon as possible.

    The Panic Virus

  • “Even the people who advocated removing thimerosal from vaccines, the Public Health Service, when they did that, they were not talking about autism.”

    The Panic Virus

  • Did these new safety steps mean that previously the Public Health Service had not believed it had to exercise the utmost caution?

    The Panic Virus

  • Within the House-proposed program cuts full list here are a $317.5 million cut to Family Planning Services, a $1 billion cut to Community Health Centers, and a complete defunding of voluntary family planning projects under Title X of the Public Health Service Act, including those of Planned Parenthood.

    Kate Otto: Planning for Effective Parenthood

  • I also served in the U.S. Public Health Service during the Carter administration, where I co-wrote the guidelines for family planning in the community health center program and directed a national adolescent health initiative for the Office of Maternal and Child Health.

    Rev. Debra Haffner: Supporting Family Planning Is the Moral Response

  • Some of the center's physical and mental exercises try to generate new brain connections — or utilize under-used ones — in place of connections that may have been damaged, said Dr. Renee Pazdan, a neurologist and a commander in the Public Health Service.

    Military steps up effort to detect brain injuries

  • The OSS Washington headquarters currently a U.S. government facility was located at 25th and E Streets atop Navy Hill in a building the Public Health Service had been using for animal research.

    Wild Bill Donovan

  • Early in September, Donovan moved his operation to its permanent headquarters, a three-story granite building with long stone columns in the front that the Public Health Service was abandoning at 25th and E Streets atop Navy Hill.

    Wild Bill Donovan

  • Public Health Service and an expert in measuring and controlling air pollution, who retired in 1973 as an assistant surgeon general, died Feb. 2 at an assisted living facility in Sellersville, Pa.

    William H. Megonnell, assistant surgeon general


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