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Private Money Saves Colorado IUD Program As Fight Continues For Public Funding

A Colorado birth control program that has cut unintended pregnancies and abortions by nearly half since 2009 will stay alive for at least one more year thanks to $2 million in donations from private foundations. 1,910 more words

Health Industry

Quebec officials investigating as legionnaires' disease claims two lives in Berthierville

BERTHIERVILLE — Quebec’s Health Department is investigating an outbreak of legionnaires’ disease that has claimed two lives.

There have been 16 other confirmed cases since Aug. 146 more words


Sneaky spider skews Calgary air quality ratings

A monitoring station’s spidey senses have been tingling over the past few days, causing inaccurately high ratings for the Air Quality Health Index for Calgary. 578 more words

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What are fats?

All too often we see publications from various sources that provide us all with confusing messages. Are saturated fats actually bad for us? Should we eat a high-fat diet or a low-fat diet? 1,438 more words


National Rural Health Association’s Rural Health Policy Institute

Van Hipp serves as chairman for the Washington, DC-based American Defense International, Inc. Outside of his work with the company, Van Hipp volunteers for the National Rural Health Association (NRHA), which will host its 26th Rural Health Policy Institute in February 2016. 186 more words

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Private healthcare reimbursements

State subsidies for private sector services have long been a curious part of the Finnish healthcare system.

The public healthcare sector is tax-financed save for moderate user fees – but the clients of private clinics also get… 190 more words


Idaho leads the nation for number of immunization exemptions for kindergartners

New vaccination exemption data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows Idaho led the nation for school immunization exemption rates during the 2014-2015 school year. 425 more words

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