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Keith Green knows that physicians read books and take classes on how to provide the best health care for members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. But Green, chairman of the Chicago Black Gay Men's Caucus, also knows that too many...
Maybe I've been to too many Bi-County Health Commission meetings, but Monday night's latest gathering began feeling like "Groundhog Day" to me. I imagine many of you have seen the movie. After reliving the same events over and over for years of Groundhog...
Hispanosphere - Orlando SentinelThe Orange County Health Department is recognizing May as National Hepatitis Awareness Month and May 19 as National Hepatitis Testing Day. The intent of these annual observances is to raise awareness about the global impact of viral hepatitis and the...
A new proposal to screen all baby boomers for hepatitis C means doctors face the prospect of educating an entire generation about an infection often associated with risky behaviors, such as sharing needles and unprotected sexual contact. A blood-borne...
Researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control said Tuesday that vaccination coverage levels in U.S. adults were “unacceptably low,” and that public health workers need to do more to make sure adults got immunizations to protect them from...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — New Indiana health department rules require two chicken pox vaccinations for all grades unless the student can prove that he or she contracted the disease in the past. Previously, some grade levels were only required to have...
The Indiana State Department of Health has published the school immunization requirements for the 2013-2014 school year for students in grades kindergarten through 12th grade. New requirements include: — For kindergartners through 12th-graders:...
SAN DIEGO -- People who recently visited the McDonald's restaurant in College Grove may have been exposed to the hepatitis A virus, county officials said. An employee at the fast food restaurant, which is located inside the Wal-Mart store at 3412 College...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsA committee in the Kansas legislature is now looking at a bill on whether immunizations should be required for children in Kansas. House Bill 2094 would add a parent's personal beliefs to the list of childhood immunization exemptions. The current list of...
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