User: flenvcenter Topic: Environmental Health-Regional
Category: Toxics
Last updated: Dec 08 2014 21:10 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Monday Medical: Is a good night’s sleep on your Christmas list? 8.12.2014 Steamboat Pilot
This holiday season, many will find themselves worn down, tired and stressed out. This often is the result of racing around trying to make those perfect holiday memories, but for others, the feeling lasts throughout the year. Annually, about 60 million Americans struggle with some form of insomnia or the inability to fall asleep or stay asleep through the night. The causes of insomnia are numerous and range from lifestyle habits to underlying health conditions. While underlying health conditions can lead to more dangerous issues, the consequence of any lack of sleep is familiar to us all: daytime sleepiness resulting in a loss of productivity during the day. Michelle Watters-Yackey, lead sleep technologist with Yampa Valley Medical Center’s Sleep Study Center, has seen numerous causes for sleep disorders. She recommends a better understanding of sleep hygiene to those struggling to get some ZZZs. Sleep hygiene refers to the different practices and habits that are necessary to have normal, quality ...
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Energy companies lead an advance in U.S. stocks 3.12.2014 Headlines: All Headlines
Energy and health-care companies led major stock indexes higher Tuesday, even as crude oil resumed its slide.
Meyer: Effects of early toxic stress are lifelong 22.11.2014 Denver Post: Opinion
Dr. Nadine Burke Harris has a dream that years from now it will be common knowledge that early childhood trauma is as damaging to a person's lifelong well-being as smoking and exposure to lead paint.
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Researchers assess emissions from Colorado oil and gas fields 16.11.2014 Denver Post: Business
The shale drilling boom that is sweeping across the country and unlocking vast oil and gas reserves also has unleashed a wave of air ...
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Colorado leads the way in support of oral health 13.11.2014 Denver Post: Opinion
It's not every day that you hear a person rave about the work of a dental hygienist. But that's exactly how Paul, a 40-year old roofer, described the hygienist he met at the recent Mission of Mercy free health care clinic in Henderson.
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Health-care leaders aim to sway uninsured 10.11.2014 Durango Herald
WASHINGTON – With a bright look to its rebuilt website, version 2.0 of President Barack Obama’s health-insurance overhaul represents another chance to win over a skeptical public.But more than possible computer woes lurk as HealthCare.gov’s second open enrollment season begins Saturday.The risks include an...
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The Uintah Basin's tricky oil and gas ozone problem 4.11.2014 High Country News Most Recent
Can officials greenlight booming development and clean up the air at the same time?
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Infection leads to Phoenix girl's autoimmune disorder 21.10.2014 azcentral.com | Arizona Elections
Autoimmune disorder PANDAS gaining attention in medical ...
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Community Connections: Routt County United Way serves as backbone of health and human services 19.10.2014 Steamboat Pilot
Mission statement: Routt County United Way inspires, leads and unites people, ideas and resources to advance community impact in education, income stability and health. Supporting more than 30 local health and human service agencies and programs, Routt County United Way is working on lasting solutions focused on empowering healthy lives, building strong foundations and strengthening families by helping them become self-sufficient. “We know that quality of life relies on three building blocks: education, income and health,” said Kate Nowak, executive director of Routt County United Way. “These are the building blocks of our lives and of our community, and all three are critical. Remove any one, and the other two topple. Build them up, and we provide a strong foundation for collective success.” Routt County United Way thinks empowering people to lead healthy lives affects our whole community. Health encompasses many things in Routt County: crisis intervention in mental health and domestic emergencies; ...
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Former Biden chief of staff to lead Ebola response 17.10.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is naming Ron Klain, a former chief of staff to Vice President Joe Biden and a trusted adviser at the Obama White House, as the point man on the U.
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Daily Digest: Beauprez still leads in new poll but Hickenlooper closes gap, and 9 other stories 15.10.2014 Denver Post: Local
Your daily resource for late-breaking news, upcoming events, the Denver weather forecast, Denver traffic information, and the stories that will be talked about today, Wednesday, ...
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Study: Red Arrow is safe 3.10.2014 Durango Herald
MANCOS – Twenty Mancos community members attended a presentation on the cleanup and health impacts of an illegal gold mill shut down in town last year.The 91-page report, released by the U.S. and Colorado Departments of Health, documents heavy-metal contamination at the unpermitted Red Arrow Gold Mill in Mancos, and at a company...
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Ban: UN 'taking lead' on global fight of Ebola 17.9.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The head of the United Nations said Tuesday that the world body is "taking the lead now" on international efforts to fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa that has killed some 2,400 people and could spread further.
Mancos mercury exposure likely low 12.9.2014 Durango Herald
It is impossible to determine how much mercury exposure neighbors of an illegal gold mill near Mancos may have experienced while operating, according to a recent report by the state health department.The level of mercury inhaled by neighbors of the Red Arrow Gold Mill on Grand Avenue was likely low because contamination was largely...
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Democrats borrow a GOP idea on health care costs 5.9.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
Washington • Borrowing a Republican idea, a group including former senior Obama and Clinton advisers is unveiling a novel proposal to let states take the lead in controlling health costs. Individual states would set their own targets to curb the growth of health care spending. If they succeed, they’d pocket a share of federal Medicare and Medicaid savings, ranging from tens of millions to $1 billion or more, depending on the state. The plan, released Thursday, comes from the Center for American...
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Drs. Oz and Roizen: DHA omega 3s and periodontal disease; stand more 12.8.2014 Denver Post: Lifestyles
Q: I've been diagnosed with periodontal disease. I want to reverse it ASAP, because I hear it leads to more problems than just tooth decay.
ASU researcher key to Ebola vaccine 6.8.2014 azcentral.com | Arizona Elections
An Arizona State University scientist's work helped lead to an experimental Ebola vaccine given to two health workers who were sickened by the deadly ...
ASU researcher key to experimental Ebola vaccine 6.8.2014 azcentral.com | news
An Arizona State University scientist's work helped lead to an experimental Ebola vaccine given to two health workers who were sickened by the deadly ...
ASU scientist's research led to experimental Ebola vaccine 6.8.2014 azcentral.com | news
An Arizona State University scientist's work helped lead to an experimental Ebola vaccine given to two health workers who were sickened by the deadly ...
Dead rabbits lead Jeffco health to test for tularemia 5.8.2014 Denver Post: News: Local
Jefferson County Public Health said dead rabbits have been found at South Table Mountain Park with specimens being tested for tularemia, or "rabbit ...
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