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Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) awarded approximately $20 million in Rural Residency Planning and Development Program (RRPD) grants. Recipients across 21 states will receive up to $750,000 over a three-year period to develop new rural residency programs while achieving accreditation through the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.
On Wednesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics released provisional counts of overdose deaths in the United States that showed a decline of 5.1 percent between 2017 and 2018. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar issued a statement.
Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar today declared a public health emergency in Louisiana to prepare for potential impacts of Tropical Storm Barry.
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