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Chikungunya: Time to Prepare for a New Mosquito-Borne Virus in the United States

On July 17, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that the first locally acquired case of the chikungunya disease has surfaced in the continental United States.  528 more words

Preparedness

Surviving the jungle

A 6 hour bus ride on a “coaster”, an overcrowded mini bus swerving to avoid potholes, followed by a nights stay, then a 30 minute van ride to the port, followed by a 4 hour boat ride in a wooden boat without a cover through the Pacific Ocean, and finally a three hour hike through the jungle! 474 more words

Panama

Compendium of Scientific, Medical, and Media Findings Demonstrating Risks and Harms of Fracking

Concerned Health Professionals of New York
http://bit.ly/1mjOD2p (compendium)
http://bit.ly/1jtrqeV (letter to acting NY State Health Commissioner)

Health experts and scientific researchers with Concerned Health Professionals of New York held a press conference in Albany today to release a major new compilation – a Compendium – of the scientific, medical and media findings demonstrating risks and harms of fracking.

Energy And Climate

Healthy concerns in Vegas...

This time last week I was heading to Las Vegas to present about Radon Resistant Homes as well as the recovery education Extension produced for the Galena flood last year.  70 more words