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A rabies clinic service will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 14 at the Caton Fire Hall, 1118 Caton Road, State Route 225. The event is hosted by the town of Caton and the Steuben County Public Health Service. Dogs, cats and ferrets welcome and must be confined. Attendees should bring proof of prior rabies vaccine record, if available. Donations are appreciated due to the increasing cost of vaccines. [Read More]
MetroHealth is no longer just Cuyahoga County's public hospital. It will be able to start operating inpatient facilities in eight other surrounding counties —Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Medina, Portage, Stark, Summit and Wayne— as a result of a new law passed by state lawmakers . It's a major change in the way MetroHealth has operated for its 181-year history. It raises questions about how the public hospital will finance its expanded services. Cuyahoga County taxpayers currently support MetroHealth through the county health and human services tax. MetroHealth's CEO Dr. Akram Boutros says the expansion is part of larger effort he's... [Read More]
A recently issued report on training for Montana's public health workforce advises how to provide education over the next three years to a substantial workforce as diverse as the state... [Read More]
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Yotam Ophir, University of Pennsylvania (THE CONVERSATION) Lethal infectious diseases are making headlines again, with 17 confirmed new Ebola cases reported in Congo as of August 8. The news brings back the memories of Americans' unjustified fear during the 2014 outbreak. In any outbreak or public health crisis, health organizations such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention need to deliver accurate and timely... [Read More]
During the Obama administration, the United States committed to the environmental standards and goals set forth by the Paris Climate Agreement. These standards helped protect public health and the future of our environment. Since President Trump took office, we have seen the United States exit the Paris deal, cut funding of the Environmental Protection Agency and, most recently, dangerously rolled back emissions... [Read More]
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The Kittery Block Party Committee has awarded a $1,000 grant to help York Hospital provide emergency overdose prevention packs to community members who need access to life-saving Narcan (naloxone nasal atomizer) for themselves or for loved ones struggling with opioid use disorder. Deaths involving drug overdoses have skyrocketed across Maine, creating a serious public health crisis. Prescription drug abuse is presently at the forefront, but far from the only cause. In response to this crisis in our community, York Hospital has opened a first of its kind treatment facility in the seacoast area that is leading the way to... [Read More]
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Remington Gaetjens of Limerick, Maine, a member of the Class of 2019 majoring in environmental engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, was a member of a student team that recently completed an intense, hands-on research project in Worcester, Massachusetts. The project was titled Accentuating Accessible Recreation in Greater Worcester. In their project summary, the students wrote, "The project goal was to help the Worcester Division of Public Health (WDPH) fulfill the Community Health Improvement Plan objective to increase community member engagement in physical activity by developing a set of promotional tools to increase awareness of local accessible recreation opportunities." At... [Read More]
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Auckland is in the grip of the largest mumps outbreak in at least the past two decades, with new cases still being reported 18 months after a public health warning was issued. [Read More]
Public health officials are reminding northeast Colorado pet owners to ensure their animals are up to date on their rabies vaccinations after confirming a rabid domestic bat in Morgan County. [Read More]
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The Indianapolis City-County Council voted Monday night to recognize gun violence and violent crime as a public health danger. ... [Read More]
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Mayor Joe Hogsett addressed the city's crime problem in his 2019 budget presentation. [Read More]
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Anyone who came in contact with a bat at a campground in the Auburn State Recreation Area from Aug. 1 to 3 is being advised to seek immediate medical attention due to possible rabies exposure, according to state park and public health officials. [Read More]
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On Monday night , the City-County Council voted on a proposal to recognize gun violence and violent crime as a public health danger. Approved at a 21-3 vote, the proposal will open up opportunities for the city to seek out funding to fight violent crime. [Read More]
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The role of geography in healthcare was first brought to light in a 2009 TedMed talk by Bill Davenhall, former Director of Health and Human Services at ESRI. The talk, titled "Your Health... [Read More]
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San Diego County public health officials said Monday a mobile app that allows tuberculosis patients to confirm they're taking their medication as indicated has reduced the necessity of in-person mo... [Read More]
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Article: How Trump's War on Regulation is Trickle-Down Economics - We may not know for years the extent we're unprotected -- until the next financial collapse, next public health crisis, next upsurge in fraud, or next floods or droughts because the EPA failed to do what it could to slow and reverse climate change. Trump's attack on regulation is just another form of trickle-down economics -- where the gains go the top, and the risks and losses trickle down. [Read More]
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The Sonic location in Tehachapi was shut down by the Kern County Department of Public Health Monday afternoon. ... [Read More]
Officials from the Douglas Public Health Network are offering ways for you to recognize and protect yourself from poor air quality. Smoke from wildfires can reduce air... [Read More]
Substance abuse is present in cases of domestic violence 40 to 60 percent of the time, according to information published by the American Society of Addiction Medicine. In order to truly understand and prevent intimate partner violence, we must understand and address the role substance abuse plays in this public health issue. According to the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health, more than 30 percent of women will experience physical violence by an intimate partner. Substance abuse affects both the perpetrator and the victim. Some studies call the connection between substance abuse and domestic violence "bidirectional"... [Read More]
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Article: How Trump's War on Regulation is Trickle-Down Economics - We may not know for years the extent we're unprotected -- until the next financial collapse, next public health crisis, next upsurge in fraud, or next floods or droughts because the EPA failed to do what it could to slow and reverse climate change. Trump's attack on regulation is just another form of trickle-down economics -- where the gains go the top, and the risks and losses trickle down. [Read More]
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