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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘public health’

Thousands of gun deaths since Newtown

Thousands of gun deaths since Newtown

    One Nation Under The Gun: Thousands Of Gun Deaths Since Newtown By Jason Cherkis On the morning of his murder, Feb. 11, Devin Aryal, 9, dressed to the ticking of his race car clock. His collection of stuffed animals, won from those arcade claw games, stared back at him from their perch on his top bunk. Devin felt he had outgrown the cutesy animal prints that had adorned the walls of his Oakdale, Minn., bedroom. He was in fourth grade now, after all. Without telling ... Full Story

Several Egg Brands Recalled

Several Egg Brands Recalled

Press Release Colorado Department of Public Health DENVER- The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Monday announced that Wright County Egg of Galt, Iowa, is voluntarily recalling eggs produced by its farms on specific dates because of possible contamination with Salmonella enteritidis, a foodborne bacteria that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Eggs affected ... Full Story

National Infant Immunization Week

National Infant Immunization Week

Love Them. Protect Them. Immunize Them. Vaccines are important for a healthy community National Infant Immunization Week begins April 24. This annual event focuses attention on the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases, and also celebrates the achievements of immunization programs in promoting healthy communities. Vaccinations remain one of the most important achievements in public health. Because of vaccinations, smallpox has been eradicated and ... Full Story

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