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Three rabid bats found in CdA area - Wed, 19 Jun 2013 PST
Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. Three rabid bats have been found in the Coeur d'Alene area in recent weeks - an unusually high number so soon after the mammals have emerged from hibernation.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Cape Cod Times
Eastham test data misrepresented
There is a major flaw in the arguments that reference wells with 10 or more parts per million nitrates to support the notion that Eastham water is not getting worse.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
News 4 Jax
Mosquito season is here
Dr. Vinny Samuel, an Epidemiologist with the Florida Department of Health says there are several ways you can be proactive this summer to protect you, your family and your neighbors from mosquitoes and the West Nile Virus.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Hepatitis A outbreak: Ashland restaurant served potentially contaminated food
Townsend Farms in Fairview recalled its Organic Antioxidant Blend in a hepatitis A outbreak that's sickened nearly 100 so far.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
More Bad News About Hearing Loss
Another bad news story for those with hearing loss. But the crucial information is not only not included but isn't even mentioned as an omission in the original study.
Older patients will make lifestyle changes to avoid fractures, study finds
Older patients who know they are at risk of fractures will make positive lifestyle changes to avoid them, such as exercising, wearing proper footwear and taking supplements, a new study has found.
Want to stop flu epidemics? Give workers paid sick days
Nearly a quarter of American workers have no paid time off , and researchers from the University of Pittsburgh have found that lack of access to universal paid sick leave is contributing to the spread of potentially dangerous infections.
Research reveals that indoor tanning is driving an increase in skin cancer
Basal cell carcinoma is the most common form of cancer. While unlikely to metastasize and therefore associated with low mortality, it can be disfiguring and costly to treat.
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Infection control and hospital epidemiology : the official journal of the Society of Hospital Epidemiologists of America , Vol.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Is Secretary Shinseki Playing Politics With 1991 Gulf War Veterans And Their Health?
Why is Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Eric Shinseki, altering the charter of the Congressionally chartered Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans Illnesses ? Is it an angry response to critical criticism by RAC leadership and Dr. Coughlin, an epidemiologist and recent, March 13, 2013, Veteran Affairs Whistleblower? "In summary, I have ... (more)
Hepatitis A outbreak: Townsend Farms passes health inspections
The Fairview berry processor connected to the hepatitis A outbreak in eight states has passed an inspection by Oregon and county officials.
State Health Official Warns Of Increased Mosquito And Tick Levels
State health epidemiologist Dave Neitzel says the wet and cold spring will bring a bumper crop of pests for the summer.
BPA linked to obesity in young girls
Poor diet and lack of exercise might not be the only factors contributing to the obesity epidemic.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Restless Legs Syndrome Tied to Earlier Death Risk
Men with restless legs syndrome now have another health concern: New research has just linked the condition to an increased risk of dying early.
BPA Linked to Obesity Risk in Puberty-Age Girls
"This study provides evidence from a human population that confirms the findings from animal studies -- that high BPA exposure levels could increase the risk of overweight or obesity," said De-Kun Li, MD, PhD, MPH, principal investigator of the study and a reproductive and perinatal epidemiologist at the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research in ... (more)
Research and Markets: EpiCast Report: Asthma - Epidemiology Forecast to 2022
Asthma is a chronic inflammatory lung disease that affects persons of all ages, but most commonly starts in childhood.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
The Zombie ApocalypseEverything You Need to Know: Neil DeGrasse Tyson ...
StarTalk Radio with Neil deGrasse Tyson explores The Zombie Apocalypse with zombie expert and r Max Brooks while also exploring the real life science behind modern viruses and plagues with Pulitzer winner Laurie Garret and epidemiologist Ian Lipkin NY, NY June 12, 2013 - The Zombie Apocalypse is here-Parts 1 and 2 are available now.
Minnesota's tick, mosquito numbers are up after last year's low
For mosquitoes as well as ticks, the risk is highest after a wet spring. Officials are reminding people to avoid tick habitats and to use repellents with DEET.
ECDC communicable disease threats bulletin, week 23
ECDC has published Monitoring current threats, week 23/2013 . This is always a highly informative report on problems around the world as well as in Europe.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Born in Bradford medical study raises diet concerns
Findings from Born in Bradford - one of the biggest medical research studies undertaken in the UK - will be aired on national radio this Friday.