Dr. Eric E. Whitaker, Illinois Department of Public Health Director, is encouraging healthy swimming behaviors to prevent water illnesses during National Recreational Water Illness Prevention Week.
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Newspapers are increasing their coverage of racial differences in health care, but the bottom line on who bears the responsibility for health disparities varies widely from story to story.
As spring approaches, it is a good time for water well owners to get their water tested.
Almost 65% of newly diagnosed patients do not receive drug treatment in the first 360 days of their diagnosis.
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is issuing a health alert due to the smoke and associated air pollution from the fire on Los Angeles County's Catalina Island.
The Kern County Department of Public Health is reminding the public that bat season is fully underway, and residents should avoid making contact with these flying creatures or risk harm to their personal health.
This year, bats from three areas of Bakersfield have tested positive for rabies, raising concern by public health officials for the potential human exposure to rabies from animals that are naturally prevalent in the area.
Governor Bill Ritter has proclaimed May as Colorado Trauma Awareness Month.
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment is providing the following recommendations to protect public health and safety, in response to flooding that has occurred in various parts of the state:
The first smog advisory of the year has been issued by Ontario's Ministry of the Environment, and Niagara Region Public Health would like to remind residents of precautions to take in order to protect their health during episodes of smog.
The survey findings were tabulated into the first Health Security Index, which ranks Americans' health security at 66 out of 100, and were announced today at a press conference at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.
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The popularity of home improvement in the United States might have a downside: the number of nonfatal ladder injuries treated in emergency rooms jumped by 50 percent between 1990 and 2005.
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Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indiana announced a new online tool that will enable people to understand the cost of the medical care they receive for common procedures such as knee replacement, maternity services and tonsillectomy.