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Letter From The Editor: Two Well Placed Words
Health & Wellness  (tags: Cryptosporidium, Iowa, public health, ethics, illness, prevention, protection, risks, safety, warning, health, news )

- 2138 days ago -
Iowa has recorded 358 Cryptosporidium cases so far this year, 30 more than all of last year and 272 since June 1. The responsible public health strategy would be to report these illnesses as they occurred, including the public pools that are involved.
Doctors Warn That National Drug Shortages Are Threatening Cancer Patients' Lives
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, pharmaceutical industry, public health, cancer drug shortages )

- 2205 days ago -
Thanks to the shortages, some cancer specialists can't find the drugs their patients need at any price. When that happens, doctors are forced to make some painful choices.
Public Restrooms Revealed: 10 Horrifying Facts & Stats You Never Wanted to Know
Health & Wellness  (tags: Public Restroom, Facts, Hygienic, Public Health, Sanitation )

- 3186 days ago -
A public restroom can be a scary place, but can be convenient when you're in a pinch.Seek out familiar public restrooms that you know are regularly cleaned. Here's a look at horrifying facts and stats that will scare you into holding it until you're back.
100 County Public Health Blogs Well Worth Reading
Health & Wellness  (tags: Public Health, Health, Community Health, Blogs )

- 3282 days ago -
Health concerns vary depending on your state. In fact, they can differ depending on your county, which is why it is wise to keep up with local health news and alerts.
The Dark Side of Birth Control: 17 Adverse Health Effects
Health & Wellness  (tags: Birth Control, public health, WHO, Obesitysociety )

- 3326 days ago -
2010 marks the 50th anniversary of the birth control pill, one of the most popular methods of birth control in the United States and an increasingly popular birth control method in the public health realm. While oral contraceptives have helped many women,
50 Authoritative Public Health Experts Worth Following on Twitter
Health & Wellness  (tags: AIDS, disaster preparedness, flu, HIV, influenza, preventative health, public health )

- 3349 days ago -
The following 50 authoritative public health experts tweet the news as fast as they receive it, often beating mainstream media to the punch.
Discriminating Against Families By Declaring "Threat to the Public's Health" Should Be a Crime.
Health & Wellness  (tags: USA, United States, Federal, State, Congress, Government, Public Health, Children, Mothers, Fathers, Human Beings, Trade, Market, Crime, Health, Human Beings, Civil Rights, Bill of Rights, Constitution of the United States, Drug War, Lobbyist, Prison )

- 3998 days ago -
Researchers looked at what states are doing to treat obesity as a THREAT to PUBLIC HEALTH. Report examined States capacities to combat obesity in eight different categories, including Significant LEGISLATION, REGULATION & EDUCATION. The State's primary
WHO Faces Up to Climate Change in Sixtieth Anniversary Year
Health & Wellness  (tags: World Health Organisation, WHO, climate change, Second World War, AIDS, SARS, bird flu, public health, global warming, pollen seasons, malaria, cholera, malnutrition, heatstroke, allergies, heat waves, urban poor )

- 4089 days ago -
Turning sixty is usually a time to start winding down and think of retirement, but the World Health Organisation is using this milestone as a spur to its greatest challenge yet--climate change. The WHO was born in the shadow of the Second World War on Apr
NRDC: Press Release - Bush Appointee Could Endanger Public Health
Health & Wellness  (tags: public health, politics, pollution, poison )

- 4454 days ago -
A radical reactionary who believes in allowing arsenic in drinking water and that smog is actually beneficial has been appointed by President Bush to the position of administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA).

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