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App Enables Self-Reporting Of Possible Ebola Symptoms In Md.

BALTIMORE (AP) —  Maryland residents who have been to any of the three West African countries battling an Ebola outbreak now can use their smartphone or computer to report possible symptoms to the state health department, the agency and the application’s developer said Wednesday. 398 more words

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MDH: Lack of Paid Sick Leave Leads To Spread Of Disease

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - The lack of paid sick leave in Minnesota workplaces has contributed to contagious disease outbreaks and added to employers’ health care expenses, according to… 448 more words

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UK -- Adult autism strategy statutory guidance published

Adult autism strategy statutory guidance published
Source: Department of Health

The statutory guidance updates original guidance issued under the Autism Act 2009 and the subsequent adult autism strategy.

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Brown water advisory issued for Honokahua Bay

The Department of Health’s Clean Water Branch has issued a brown water advisory for Honokahua Bay on Maui due to heavy rains.

The public is advised to stay out of flood waters and storm water runoff due to possible overflowing cesspools, sewer manholes, pesticides, animal fecal matter, dead animals, pathogens, chemicals and associated flood debris. 37 more words

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NHS £800m deficit and targets crisis - patients 'at real risk'

The coalition government will leave office with the NHS in the red for the first time in a decade – and with waiting times at their highest in years, independent experts have warned. 398 more words

NHS

Marijuana Rule Hit With Two More Challenges

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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – A Central Florida nursery and a trade association this week filed legal challenges to a state Department of Health proposal to carry out a new law allowing limited types of medical marijuana. 286 more words

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Greetings from St. Louis

I am here for the annual summit of the ACMHA, which is now called, “The College of Behavioral Health Leadership.” Attended by researchers, agency CEOs, leaders in the peer support movement, and other behavioral thinkers, the College takes on broad system change “drivers” and opens them up for examination with the aim of advancing them into public health/behavioral health systems. 526 more words

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