Department of Health and Human Services

noun
the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with health and welfare; created in 1979
Hypernyms: ↑executive department
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the department of the U.S. government that administers federal programs dealing with public health, welfare, and income security: created in 1979 from the reorganized Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. Abbr.: HHS

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