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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
Thursday, June 27, 2013 - 5:00am
The genetic tree answers a lot of questions for the patient, as well as for family who must mix their care for the stricken with an understandable concern about where the cancer came from–and who might be next.
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June 27, 2013 | 0 comments
Wednesday, June 26, 2013 - 6:52pm
During our five-day program, we will tackle topics ranging from the country’s historic health care expansion to health and homelessness.
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June 26, 2013 | 0 comments
Wednesday, June 26, 2013 - 5:00am
If climate models that predict steady warming prove accurate, deadly wildfires stand to increase in intensity and frequency across the U.S. More research is needed to understand their impact on our health.
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June 26, 2013 | 0 comments
Monday, June 24, 2013 - 5:00am
The answers, thus far, from state and federal officials have been unsatisfactory. In part because the radiation threat dates back to the 1940s, the uncertainty around it isn’t entirely the fault of the present day agencies involved.
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June 24, 2013 | 0 comments
Sunday, June 23, 2013 - 10:12am
I-News at Rocky Mountain PBS posted today its package on the Colorado state law and childhood obesity. So far, Rocky Mountain PBS has done a 15-minute program on it and 9News has tapped a segment on the story.
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Friday, June 21, 2013 - 1:00pm
Obesity has been very much in the news this week after the American Medical Association voted to label the condition a disease, a move that could eventually pave the way for expanded insurance coverage of treatments and further raise public awareness of a condition that affects about one in three Am
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June 21, 2013 | 0 comments

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