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Local agencies have had Narcan for a year after receiving several doses through a grant by the Bismarck Burleigh Public Health Department. [Read More]
Resistance to one or more major drug types up 35 per cent in five years could make routine operations life-threatening, Public Health England says... [Read More]
A rat-filled house on the South Side that Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment staff responded to this summer has prompted the city to consider changes to its municipal... [Read More]
Katie Nelson with Mesa County Public Health stopped by to talk about a recent study released by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention that found pregnant women reduce their risk of being hospitalized by 40% when they get the flu shot. [Read More]
Greene County Public Health officials want to spread the message that buzzed driving is drunk driving and to remind everyone of the dangers of drunk driving. [Read More]
Over 3 million surgeries and cancer treatments could become deadly in England without working antibiotics, Public Health England said. [Read More]
A study from the Harvard T.H Chan School of Public Health found that more than half of U.S. children are not getting enough hydration. It found boys are 76 percent more likely to be inadequately hydrated. Katie Boomgaard has more on the risks, and what you can do. Categories: Healthy Living FacebookTwitterMoreComments comments... [Read More]
Local agencies have had Narcan for a year after receiving several doses through a grant by the Bismarck Burleigh Public Health Department. [Read More]
Over 3 million surgeries and cancer treatments could become deadly in England without working antibiotics, Public Health England said. [Read More]
With temperatures dropping, one Vermont medical center is expanding its services to the homeless and hoping new initiatives will improve public health and maybe even save lives. [Read More]
The state Department of Health has reported the first flu death in Connecticut this season. And though experts said this isn't necessarily a harbinger of a nastier than usual flu season, they say it should drive home the message that the flu is dangerous, and people should get vaccinatedess. "Sometimes people don't take the flu seriously, but it's deadly," said Dr. Zane Saul, chief of infectious disease at Bridgeport Hospital. According to the health department, the person who died was older than 65. No other details about the individual were released. The Department of Public Health... [Read More]
After a series of adjustments by a pair of insurance carriers, a subset of Connecticut residents getting coverage through the state's public health exchange could see sharp drops in their premium rates next year, though coupled with higher deductibles to cover initial care. Open enrollment for Access Health CT begins Thursday, Nov. 1, with Anthem and ConnectiCare again the only two carriers to offer coverage in the upcoming year through the state public health insurance exchange. This year's open enrollment runs through Dec. 15, with Access Health CT in the midst of a monthlong outreach campaign that concludes... [Read More]
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The Massachusetts Department of Public Health said Monday that state officials are investigating the fifth suspected case of acute flaccid myelitis, which is described as a polio-like... [Read More]
Two people, one an infant, are recovering from measles in Manitoba's Interlake region, the province's chief public health officer says. [Read More]
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has awarded $80 million in loans for water and sewer projects intended to boost drinking water quality and protect public health in a number of cities.... [Read More]
In the summer of 2017, 22-year-old Baylor University student Sami Kaiser (pictured at right with neurosurgeon Daniel Guillaume, MD, MS) was working two jobs while she was home in Minnesota, managing a local yacht club and completing a public health internship. "I was feeling super tired but didn't think anything of it because I was working 70 to 80-hour weeks," she said.As the summer went on, Sami noticed additional symptoms, such as light-headedness, intense migraines, numbness and tingling. She assumed it was just fatigue. After returning to Baylor, however, Sami was hospitalized for these symptoms as well as a... [Read More]
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The state Department of Health is reporting the first flu death in Connecticut this season. The department says it's the first death from flu this season, in a patient over the age of 65. So far this flu season, 22 people in Connecticut have been hospitalized. The Connecticut Department of Public Health reports that flu activity has been slowly increasing statewide since the end of August, which is typical for the flu season. On Monday, U.S. Richard Blumenthal will join medical professionals at Hartford Hospital in urging residents to get their flu shot as soon... [Read More]
When she's surrounded by strong women and men — colleagues, beneficiaries and friends alike — and seeing that her work matters, Mary Kante asks herself: "Who wouldn't want to do this?" [Read More]
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