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Can Health Care Providers Afford to Be Ready for Disaster? - New York Times

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Can Health Care Providers Afford to Be Ready for Disaster?
New York Times
MORE than 200 people died in hospitals and nursing homes in Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina in 2005, leading to widespread agreement that health care preparedness in the United States needed dramatic improvement. One hospital, Memorial Medical ...


Mysterious and fast-moving, Zika virus has world's health leaders scrambling - Washington Post

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Mysterious and fast-moving, Zika virus has world's health leaders scrambling
Washington Post
Global health authorities and government officials are mobilizing to battle the fast-spreading Zika virus, sending rapid-response teams to affected regions, issuing travel warnings for pregnant women, accelerating vaccine trials and even deploying ...
Health minister in Brazil confirms Zika microcephaly connectionFox News Latino
Health officials expect Zika virus cases to riseSan Antonio Express-News (subscription)
WHO reports rise of neurological disorder in Zika outbreakU.S. News & World Report
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Selling The Health Benefits Of Denver's Tap Water — After Flint - NPR

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Selling The Health Benefits Of Denver's Tap Water — After Flint
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The crisis of contaminated water in Flint, Mich., is making a public health message like this one harder to get across: In most communities, the tap water is perfectly safe. And it is much healthier than sugary drinks. That's a message that Dr. Patty ...

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Lawmaker Challenges Men To Accept Health Restrictions Like They Propose For Women - ThinkProgress

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Lawmaker Challenges Men To Accept Health Restrictions Like They Propose For Women
ThinkProgress
What it would it look like if the law imposed as many restrictions on men's access to healthcare as it does women's? One state lawmaker is hoping to start just such a conversation. Conservative legislators in Kentucky, emboldened by the election of Gov.

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Hacking of Health Care Records Skyrockets - NBCNews.com

Hacking of Health Care Records Skyrockets
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He's not alone, experts say health care-record hacking is skyrocketing — up 11,000 percent last year alone. Roughly one out of every three Americans had their health care records compromised and most are completely unaware. Such hacks give criminals a ...


State employees 'deliberately' blocked Flint health workers from reporting Legionnaires outbreak: CNN - Raw Story

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State employees 'deliberately' blocked Flint health workers from reporting Legionnaires outbreak: CNN
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Michigan authorities blocked county health officials from investigating an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease that may have been linked to the water crisis in the impoverished city of Flint, a county health supervisor told CNN on Saturday. From June ...
Flint water: Offer of expert fed health help in Legionnaries' outbreak spurnedMLive.com
State's top doc worked part-time as Flint crisis eruptedDetroit Free Press

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$32820 pact to boost community health goes before Fairfield council - Fairfield Daily Republic

$32820 pact to boost community health goes before Fairfield council
Fairfield Daily Republic
FAIRFIELD — A $32,820 contract with Neighborhood Empowerment and Solano County that includes increasing healthy food options in corner stores as well as vending machines on city property goes before Fairfield City Council members when they meet ...


Ursinus College health report released - 6abc.com

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Ursinus College health report released
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A Montgomery County Health Department report published online reveals health inspectors found numerous violations at the school's dining hall including open pesticides near food, dead bugs and improper hand washing. In a second follow-up report from ...

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PDA encourages parents to help children develop healthy oral health habits - News-Medical.net

PDA encourages parents to help children develop healthy oral health habits
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February once again brings National Children's Dental Health Month (NCDHM), an oral health campaign that helps educate children about the importance of maintaining good oral health and developing healthy habits that will carry into adulthood. About 60 ...

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5 Health Benefits of Flavonoid-Rich Foods - Yahoo Health

5 Health Benefits of Flavonoid-Rich Foods
Yahoo Health
Gaining less weight is as easy as eating more. Sound strange? It's not; but it is all about eating smart. In this case, eating smart is eating flavonoid-rich fruits and vegetables like apples, pears, and berries, according to research published in the ...