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Women Walk To Promote Breastfeeding In Miami

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Local women are taking to the streets of Miami to promote breastfeeding in South Florida.

The annual walk, sponsored by the Department of Health, is part of National Breastfeeding month. 52 more words


Department of Health misses own waiting time targets

New figures show that the Department of Health has missed its own waiting list targets.

At the end of June, almost 86,000 patients had been waiting for more than 18 weeks for a first outpatient appointment. 126 more words


Judge To Decide Dispute About Special-Needs Children

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TALLAHASSEE (NSF) — An administrative law judge is considering a challenge to the Florida Department of Health involving the eligibility of children for a state program that provides specialized medical care. 461 more words


Parents encouraged to vaccinate keiki through Stop Flu at School program

Hawaii students going back to school is a reminder that flu season is right around the corner.

To help keep infections down, the state kicked off its 9th annual Stop Flu at School program Wednesday. 267 more words


Puksain Ang Dengue Campaign with DOH Tomorrow!

With the incessant rains we have today, the cases of dengue is also on the rise. It’s good that the Department of Health (DOH) has a campaign called “Linisin Ang Kapaligiran, Dengue Ay Maiwasan” and for the 4 o’clock habit. 47 more words


Cuts to public health spending: the falsest of false economies

David Buck
Senior Fellow, Public Health and Inequalities

Back in June, with no prior warning, the Treasury announced that the 2015/16 public health grant to local authorities would be reduced by £200 million. 714 more words


Illinois 2 Months Away from Legal Marijuana Sales

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., (IRN) – With medical cannabis supposedly two months away from being available in Illinois, more people are applying for medical marijuana cards.

The number of applications has increased by 40 percent since March, and the number of approval letters sent out has jumped up 75 percent, according to figures from the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH). 190 more words