Posts Tagged ‘Health’

Sheriff’s van swept away in Florence flooding, killing 2 mental health patients – NBCNews.com

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

NBCNews.comSheriff’s van swept away in Florence flooding, killing 2 mental health patientsNBCNews.comA sheriff’s office van carrying two mental health patients in Horry County, South Carolina, was headed for a mental health center on Tuesday night when the vehicle came about a half-mile from the Little Pee Dee River. Parts of the river had risen to …The Latest: 2 Women Who Died in Transport Van IdentifiedU.S. News & World Report2 Patients Die in Sheriff’s Van Submerged by Florence’s FloodwatersNew York Timesall 796 news articles »

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Kendall Rabies Alert Extended After 6th Raccoon Positive

Monday, September 17th, 2018

Health officials have extended a rabies alert in Kendall in southwest Miami-Dade County after another raccoon tested positive for rabies bringing the total to six.The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade…Photo Credit: Getty Images

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The big news from Apple wasn’t just new iPhones. Think Apple Watch – USA TODAY

Thursday, September 13th, 2018

USA TODAYThe big news from Apple wasn’t just new iPhones. Think Apple WatchUSA TODAYSo now we know officially what we’ve thought we’ve known for weeks, Apple has gone big. Really big. And not just with its three new iPhones. Apple also went bigger into health care with Apple Watch. The new watch is much more than a sophisticated …and more »

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Kendall Rabies Alert Extended; 2 More Rabid Raccoons Found

Saturday, September 8th, 2018

Health officials have extended a rabies alert in the same area of Kendall in southwest Miami-Dade County after two more raccoons tested positive for rabies.Photo Credit: UNT College of Music via Twitter

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Kendall Rabies Alert Extended; 2 More Rabid Raccoons Found

Saturday, September 8th, 2018

Health officials have extended a rabies alert in the same area of Kendall in southwest Miami-Dade County after two more raccoons tested positive for rabies.Photo Credit: UNT College of Music via Twitter

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Kendall Rabies Alert Extended; 2 More Rabid Raccoons Found

Saturday, September 8th, 2018

Health officials have extended a rabies alert in the same area of Kendall in southwest Miami-Dade County after two more raccoons tested positive for rabies.Photo Credit: UNT College of Music via Twitter

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TELECONFERENCE SYSTEM

Wednesday, September 5th, 2018

CURRENT BID: $10    STATE: FL    NO. OF BIDDERS: 1     CLOSE TIME: 09-12-2018 05:38 PM CT.

  Lot consists of a Cisco Teleconference System, was turned in by our Tele-Health for Veterans department. It is on a wheeled cart and includes: 40 inch Samsung LCD Display Sync Master Monitor, Cisco TTC8-05 Video Conference Camera, Cisco TTC7-21 Router. Pick-ups are from Monday to Friday 0800-1500. All packing and shipping is the responsibility of the successful bidder. Lot is located at our off-site storage warehouse 2626 NE 39th Avenue. Gainesville, Florida. Viewing of property is highly recommended. Property may be viewed by appointment only. Parts may be missing and repairs may be required. Please contact property custodian for all questions regarding a description of the property. 36422382150001

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Fla. Residents Report Health Issues as Red Tide Stretches On

Sunday, September 2nd, 2018

Florida’s toxic red tide, a wave of microorganisms that choke sea life, hit the Gulf of Mexico last November and now spreads over about 130 miles of Florida’s southwest coast. Gov.Photo Credit: Getty Images

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Fecal Bacteria Prompts Swimming Advisory for SoFla Beach

Wednesday, August 29th, 2018

State health officials have issued a swimming advisory for a Miami-Dade beach after high levels of fecal bacteria were discovered.

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Miami-Dade Firefighters Dealing With Moldy Mess

Friday, August 24th, 2018

A group of South Florida firefighters are expressing concerns over a moldy situation at their station that could be a health hazard while Miami-Dade County officials say they’re going into action to fix…

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Miami-Dade Firefighters Dealing With Moldy Mess

Friday, August 24th, 2018

A group of South Florida firefighters are expressing concerns over a moldy situation at their station that could be a health hazard while Miami-Dade County officials say they’re going into action to fix…

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Former CDC head Tom Frieden charged with forcibly touching woman – CNN

Friday, August 24th, 2018

CNNFormer CDC head Tom Frieden charged with forcibly touching womanCNN(CNN) Dr. Thomas Frieden, the former director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, was arrested Friday and charged with forcible touching, according to the New York Police Department. A law enforcement official told CNN that authorities …Former Head of CDC Arrested on Sex Abuse ChargeNew York TimesThomas Frieden, former CDC director, arrested on sex abuse chargeCBS NewsTom Frieden, ex-CDC head and New York City Health Commissioner, arrested after groping allegationFox NewsCNBC -New York Post -NBC New Yorkall 525 news articles »

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UM Health, NIH Team Up to Improve Medical Treatment Options

Friday, August 24th, 2018

The “All of Us” initiative provide UM Health System with $60 million to enroll up to 100,000 residents from South Florida in the program over the next five years.Photo Credit: Getty Images

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Alcohol is a leading cause of death, disease worldwide, study says – USA TODAY

Friday, August 24th, 2018

USA TODAYAlcohol is a leading cause of death, disease worldwide, study saysUSA TODAYAlcohol is killing more people globally than we originally thought, according to a new study. The study, published Thursday in the peer-reviewed medical journal The Lancet, found that alcohol, such as beer and wine, is a leading risk factor for death …There’s No ‘Safe’ Level of Alcohol Consumption, Global Study FindsLive ScienceNo amount of alcohol is safe, health experts warnCNBCWhatever Amount of Alcohol You’re Drinking Is Too Much, New Research SaysFortuneFast Company -Washington Post -CTV News -EurekAlert (press release)all 245 news articles »

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A Year After Harvey, Some Texans Are Still Suffering, Survey Finds – Wall Street Journal

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

Wall Street JournalA Year After Harvey, Some Texans Are Still Suffering, Survey FindsWall Street JournalA year after Hurricane Harvey, Texas residents in hard-hit areas say they still face financial struggles from the storm and need more help repairing their damaged homes and getting sufficient aid, according to a new survey. The survey of 1,650 people, …How the trauma of Hurricane Harvey plagues some survivors’ mental health 1 year laterAccuWeather.comWoman’s famed rescue in Houston SWAT officer’s arms was just first step in arduous Harvey recoveryDallas News (blog)all 185 news articles »

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New Class Focuses on Miami-Dade Students’ Mental Health

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018

Miami-Dade County Public Schools created a new Department of Mental Health Services, which is overseeing new programs such as the EDGE class.Photo Credit: NBC 6

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Lowe’s to Close Orchard Supply Stores, Recruits CVS Finance Chief – Wall Street Journal

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018

Wall Street JournalLowe’s to Close Orchard Supply Stores, Recruits CVS Finance ChiefWall Street JournalLowe’s Co LOW 8.60% s. is shedding a small home-improvement chain and has recruited CVS Health Corp.’s chief financial officer as the company looks for ways to become more competitive. Shares in Lowe’s fell 1.8% in premarket trading Wednesday as …Orchard Supply Hardware Stores to Shut Down NationwideNBC Bay AreaLowe’s earnings, sales top Wall Street expectations as company announces plans to shutter 99 Orchard Supply …CNBCall 56 news articles »

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Trump administration to replace Obama’s Clean Power Plan with weaker greenhouse gas rules for power plants – CNBC

Tuesday, August 21st, 2018

CNBCTrump administration to replace Obama’s Clean Power Plan with weaker greenhouse gas rules for power plantsCNBCThe Trump administration is expected to announce its plan to replace an Obama-era rule to regulate planet-warming emissions from power plants. The new plan will reportedly hand authority to states to create narrower rules to limit greenhouse gas …Trump’s coal emissions rollbacks will be bad for country’s health, experts sayCNNTrump ready to relax Obama coal emissions standardsThe Columbus DispatchEPA Head Signs Proposal to Undo Restrictions on Coal PlantsWall Street Journalall 483 news articles »

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The Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin Dies at 76

Thursday, August 16th, 2018


Aretha Franklin, the undisputed Queen of Soul, has died. She was 76.

She had battled undisclosed health issues in recent years, The Associated Press reported.

Born March 25, 1942, in Memphis, Tennessee…

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Beach Advisory Issued for Hallandale Beach After Bacteria Found

Thursday, August 16th, 2018

A beach advisory was issued Thursday in Hallandale Beach after the Florida Department of Health found bacteria in the water.Photo Credit: Getty Images

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott Declares Emergency Over Red Tide

Monday, August 13th, 2018

Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency in some counties due to the red tide outbreak that has killed wildlife and threatened public health.Photo Credit: Getty Images

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott Declares Emergency Over Red Tide

Monday, August 13th, 2018

Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency in some counties due to the red tide outbreak that has killed wildlife and threatened public health.Photo Credit: Getty Images

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott Declares Emergency Over Red Tide

Monday, August 13th, 2018

Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency in some counties due to the red tide outbreak that has killed wildlife and threatened public health.Photo Credit: Getty Images

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Jury orders Monsanto to pay $289 million to cancer patient in Roundup lawsuit – USA TODAY

Friday, August 10th, 2018

USA TODAYJury orders Monsanto to pay $289 million to cancer patient in Roundup lawsuitUSA TODAYA San Francisco jury ordered chemical giant Monsanto to pay $289 million in damages Friday to a school groundskeeper who got terminal cancer after using Roundup, one of the world’s most popular weed killers. The Superior Court jury deliberated for two …IARC Monographs Volume 112: evaluation ofIARCGlyphosate Use and Cancer Incidence in the Agricultural Health Study. – NCBI – NIHNCBI – NIHWhat Causes Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma? – American Cancer SocietyAmerican Cancer Societyall 340 news articles »

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Israeli air strikes ‘kill woman and toddler’ – BBC News

Thursday, August 9th, 2018

BBC NewsIsraeli air strikes ‘kill woman and toddler’BBC NewsAir strikes by Israel’s military on the Gaza border have killed three people including a pregnant woman and her toddler, the Gaza Health Ministry says. Israel launched strikes on Wednesday after dozens of rockets were fired into Israeli territory by Hamas.Renewed Fire Between Israel and Gaza Interrupts Talk of Cease-FireNew York TimesMore than 150 rockets were launched from the Gaza Strip overnight and Israel retaliated with deadly airstrikesBusiness Insiderall 1,006 news articles »

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Patients Turn From Opioids to Medical Marijuana

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

Thousands of people have overdosed on opioids in Florida over the past several years – it’s even been declared a public health emergency.But some doctors say that medical marijuana could help lower the…

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Indra Nooyi, CEO Behind PepsiCo’s Health Drive, Steps Down – New York Times

Monday, August 6th, 2018

New York TimesIndra Nooyi, CEO Behind PepsiCo’s Health Drive, Steps DownNew York TimesIndra K. Nooyi will step down as the chief executive of PepsiCo this year, ending a 12-year run in which she sought to refashion the drinks and snacks giant into a purveyor of healthier foods and beverages. Her decision to step down in favor of Ramon …Pepsi’s Nooyi Ends 12-Year Run as Company’s First Female CEOBloombergWoman, minority, trailblazer; Indra Nooyi is leaving PepsicoWTOPall 564 news articles »

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New York Mets Fans to Receive Free Therapy

Sunday, August 5th, 2018


UMA Health CEO Dave Kerpen announced that, due to the Mets’ worst loss in history this season, UMA Health will be offering free therapy sessions with licensed mental health professionals to all Mets fans.

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Robotics Team That Helped With Thai Cave Rescue in San Diego

Sunday, August 5th, 2018

Chinoros Nakthewan and his robotics team from Kasetsart University in Thailand are competing in the Robo Sub Competition at the Naval Health Research Center in Point Loma this weekend.“I think that robots is a…Photo Credit: NBC 7

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Third Rabid Raccoon Found; Miami-Dade Rabies Alert Extended

Saturday, August 4th, 2018

A rabies alert in an area of SW Miami-Dade County has been extended after a third raccoon tested positive for rabies, according to health officials.Photo Credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images

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