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Pandora Report 4.28.2017

If you’ve ever wondered about the 1998 story regarding the WWI anthrax sugar cube, we’ve got this gem for you.

March for Science
This past Saturday (Earth Day), cities around the world saw hoards of scientists and supporters of research marching to both celebrate science, but also push for the preservation of funded and publicly communicated research. 1,588 more words

Pandora Report

Poverty and depression

“Money can’t buy happiness” is a phrase that is often said by people who have financial stability. But for those living in poverty, a few extra dollars may be their ticket to happiness. 239 more words

CDC Video: Emerging Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea

Emerging Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea: What’s New and What Now? – Medscape – Mar 06, 2017

Dr. Gail Bolan, director for the Division of STD Prevention at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention outlines the latest developments in efforts to fight drug-resistant gonorrhea. 130 more words

Journal Of Public Health Management & Practice

Thousands Sue Merck for Shingles Vaccine “Causing What It’s Supposed to Prevent”

By Annabelle Bamforth | The Free Thought Project

Attorney Troy Bouk was recently interviewed by Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins to discuss the shingles vaccine Zostavax, the issues related to its effectiveness and the problems that are associated with the product, including the fact that the drugmaker’s vaccine seems to cause the very affliction that it seeks to prevent — and, according to a massive lawsuit, thousands of victims agree. 864 more words

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2017 Health Security Index

The 2017 National Health Security Preparedness Index has been released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.  The Index provides measures of data nationally and for each state in the US across six public health domains, which include: 319 more words

Emergency Management

3 Ways You Can Help On World Malaria Day

Today is World Malaria Day. This year’s theme: End Malaria for Good.

While 6.8 million malaria deaths were averted between 2000 – 2015, there are still 3.2 billion people who are susceptible to contracting the disease every day and a half million children die from malaria every year.   89 more words

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The value of immunizations for infants can’t be overstated

Immunizations save lives. There is no denying it: Vaccines have drastically reduced infant death and disability caused by preventable diseases.

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