One-third (31%) of New Orleans residents said if government officials said they had to evacuate due to a major hurricane this season, they would not leave.
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Legislation is promoting the development of healthcare IT infrastructure, while supporting efforts to enhance patient data privacy and security.
Health Protection Agency alerted people returning to their homes in flood-hit areas to the dangers of using devices that are meant for outdoor use.
Minnesota Department of Health review of hospital records shows a 40 percent increase in hospital-treated dog bites between 1998 and 2005.
Asking more questions during a visit to the doctor might help patients get care that is more satisfactory, but many patients are not sure where to start.
There are a few easy steps residents can take to stay cool during hot summer days.
Insect repellents containing DEET (N.N-diethyl-m-toluamide) have proven to be effective in protecting against mosquito bites.
Hot and humid conditions like those associated with summer in Indiana pose a real threat for heat related illness.
Multnomah County residents urged to use protective measures to reduce the dangers posed by prolonged periods of extreme heat.
Kansans are reminded to take appropriate precautions to protect themselves in hot summer temperatures, especially when cleaning after flooding.
Public planning to travel outside Hong Kong during the summer holidays should take precautionary measures against infectious diseases and other travel-related illnesses.
An increase in activity and guests can also mean an increase in summer accidents and outdoor injuries.
Kansas Department of Health is providing the following recommendations to protect public health and safety, in response to flooding that has occurred in various parts of the state.