Department of Health and Human Services
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Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
a cabinet-level department of the U.S. government with responsibility for the functions of various federal social welfare and health delivery agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration. It also directs the U.S. Office of Consumer Affairs, Office of Civil Rights, Administration on Aging, Public Health Service, Indian Health Service, Social Security Administration, and National Institutes of Health.
Department of Health and Human Services,
The U.S. agency that administers federal health programs, including the Food and Drug Administration, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, The National Institutes of Health, and other agencies.