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Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 2:14pm
Pennsylvania has seen an increasing number of refugees settling in the state. I will report on efforts to deal with health issues in this community, including the high rates of depression and post-traumatic stress disorder.
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July 09, 2013 | 0 comments
Monday, July 8, 2013 - 1:17pm
America is aging. Montana is aging faster. Projections indicate 25 percent of the country will be over 65 years old by 2050. Montana is set to hit that mark two decades sooner.
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July 08, 2013 | 0 comments
Monday, July 8, 2013 - 12:40pm
Looking at kids being part of protests against deportations is something that could and should break anyone’s heart. I believe that no child should be in the position of suffering an unexpected separation from their parents because of immigration laws. But as we know, that situation happens daily.
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July 08, 2013 | 0 comments
Monday, July 8, 2013 - 5:00am
Parents whose children regularly play at Magnuson Park in Seattle are concerned about cumulative radiation exposure. Free floating radium could quickly expose a child who frequents the park to the maximum yearly limit of 500 millirems above background levels.
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July 08, 2013 | 0 comments
Sunday, July 7, 2013 - 11:15pm
Studies have linked loneliness and social isolation to an array of potentially devastating health challenges, including Alzheimer’s and other neurologically degenerative conditions, diabetes, overweight and obesity, high blood pressure and heart disease.
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July 07, 2013 | 0 comments
Sunday, July 7, 2013 - 12:57pm
Texas is fertile ground for debate on women’s health issues, as the national attention on state Sen. Wendy Davis’s recent filibuster of controversial regulations revealed. What's ahead for family planning services in the state and the women who depend on the programs?
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July 07, 2013 | 1 comments
Friday, July 5, 2013 - 5:00am
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission estimates that the typical American is exposed to about 300 millirems per year of radiation from natural background sources. Every year, it’s as if you are undergoing 30 dental X-rays without ever setting foot in a dentist’s office.
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July 05, 2013 | 0 comments
Friday, July 5, 2013 - 4:00am
Both KNBC and University of Arizona are looking for new Health Producers. Plus editor positions available on both coasts.
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July 05, 2013 | 0 comments
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 4:40pm
I have worked in Arizona for over 14 years, and I have witness many families torn apart by immigration status. The most vulnerable are the children; I have seen them crying, angry, and feeling abandoned.
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July 03, 2013 | 0 comments
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 5:00am
Prolonged hot streaks can wither crops, buckle roads, cause train derailments when metal tracks warp in the heat, and trigger power outages because of the high demand for electricity. But the most profound effect of unflaggingly high temperatures is on our health.
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July 03, 2013 | 0 comments
Monday, July 1, 2013 - 5:48pm
One billion dollars a year could be saved a year if Medicare adopted the VA's prescribing habits, according to a recent paper in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
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July 01, 2013 | 0 comments
Monday, July 1, 2013 - 5:00am
The struggles of some California prisoners with valley fever have largely remained hidden from the public until now as the state prison system has to move at-risk inmates from facilities where valley fever is endemic.
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July 01, 2013 | 0 comments
Monday, July 1, 2013 - 5:00am
Nationwide, about four percent of grandchildren are in the care of their grandparents, a figure that jumps upwards of seven percent in states such as Louisiana and Mississippi.
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July 01, 2013 | 0 comments
Friday, June 28, 2013 - 5:00am
Most of the people who contract valley fever live in California or in Arizona. But concerns about the disease are starting to spread -- with journalists reporting on it from other parts of the country.
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June 28, 2013 | 1 comments
Thursday, June 27, 2013 - 6:00am
This week, the Center for Health Reporting seeks a managing editor for its Los Angeles team. There is also demand for health reporters and editors at print and online media outlets nationwide.
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June 27, 2013 | 0 comments

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