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Public Health Service
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(in the US) abbreviation for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Public Health Service
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Public Health Service.
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|Noun||1.||PHS - an agency that serves as the office of Surgeon General; includes agencies whose mission is to improve the public health|
Department of Health and Human Services, Health and Human Services, HHS - the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with health and welfare; created in 1979
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