User: flenvcenter Topic: Environmental Health-Regional
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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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Plan to simplify 2015 health renewals may backfire 28.7.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
Washington • If you have health insurance on your job, you probably don’t give much thought to each year’s renewal. But make the same assumption in one of the new health law plans, and it could lead to costly surprises. Insurance exchange customers who opt for convenience by automatically renewing their coverage for 2015 are likely to receive dated and inaccurate financial aid amounts from the government, say industry officials, advocates and other experts. If those amounts are too low, consumer...
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Of packrat poop, creosote bush and juniper-fed lamb 23.7.2014 From the Blogs
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Drs. Oz and Roizen: Brain power and age; omega-3s and pregnancy 22.7.2014 Denver Post: Lifestyles
Q: I'm worried that I'll end up with memory problems, like my mom. I'm 47, and she's 79.
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The Mercury News: CDC drops the ball, and the anthrax 17.7.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
We’re no experts on medical research. Nonetheless, we offer this humble safety tip to those who are: When conducting experiments on deadly pathogens, safety protocols must be extremely restrictive and strictly followed. Always. It should go without saying, but amazingly, employees at the until-now-revered Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta didn’t get the memo. The nation’s pre-eminent medical research laboratory has been rocked by revelations of scientists’ sloppy handling of ...
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U.S. markets climb slow but steady 3.7.2014 azcentral.com | business
Summary: Private sector job creation leads U.S. markets to new records; JPM down on Jamie Dimon health announcement; GoPro takes its first tumble; FTC sues T-Mobile; Goldman a 'boys' club? Lily Jamali ...
College: Good for your wallet and your health 29.6.2014 azcentral.com | business
Deciding whether to attend college often centers on jobs. But health should be another ...
Binge drinking leads to one in 10 early adult deaths, CDC says 27.6.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
It's no secret that America's favorite legal drug has vast impacts on public health. But just how closely binge drinking and overconsumption of alcohol are linked to deaths may come as a surprise.
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