Hamilton County Department of Health Issues Rabies Alert
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JASPER- The Hamilton County Health Department has issued a rabies alert for the Jennings area of Hamilton County. This is in response to a raccoon that tested positive for rabies on April 26th, 2013. All citizens in Hamilton should be aware that rabies …

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As H7N9 Bird Flu Spreads in China, Taiwan Administers Travel Warnings
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Chinese officials reported an outbreak of H7N9 bird flu in Hunan Province Sunday, causing neighboring island Taiwan to expand travel warnings to tourists in the mainland. According to Forbes, Hunan is the tenth mainland area to issue a level-2 travel …

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Study: More fracking health concerns than previously thought
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The study participants volunteered to complete an investigator-facilitated survey. Twenty-two percent of the participants said the hydrofracking might be the cause of such health concerns as sinus problems, sleeping difficulties and gastrointestinal …

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Senegal Sounds Warnings about Smoking – VOA
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DAKAR — As the number of smokers continues to rise in Africa, the World Health Organization warns that smoking – and smoking-related diseases – could become a major epidemic in the region. The region's first-ever national campaign on the dangers of …

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Polio, measles and now malaria but no funds – Pakistan Observer
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Friday, April 26, 2013 – LIKE blasts, the entire country is also in the grip of one epidemic disease or the other but despite hearing sermons about emphasis on social sector there are no funds for vaccination. What a sad story that first there were …

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Boy's mental health issues come to light after parents' shooting
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Since December 2010, police had been called to the duplex seven times before the April 12 shooting, according to reports obtained through Georgia's Open Records Act. The reports detail the son's mental health history and repeated attempts to run away, …

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Legal issues surround Boston suspect's questioning
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The documentary named "Oxyana", Directed by Sean Dunne, portrays the oxycontin epidemic. The town of … In Boston, federal agents invoked an exception to the Miranda warnings that allows for questioning when public safety may be threatened. But they …

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What If Oil Lasts Forever?
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Bookstore shelves shudder beneath the avalanche of warnings: The Big Flatline: Oil and the No-Growth Economy. Peak Oil and the Second Great Depression (2010–2030). The End of Growth. The Crash Course. Peeking at Peak Oil. (All have …. Flipping …

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A Drop-In MMR Jabs Clinic Opens in Llanelli
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A second health board is opening a drop-in measles vaccination clinic in south Wales in the wake of warnings of a possible outbreak in north Wales. The decision is also the result of millions of people missing the MMR jabs in England. The number of …

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women in binge-drinking epidemic
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Despite health warnings, most Australian women drink at least one night a week. But experts are warning they are not only damaging their bodies but are also at risk of attracting sexual predators. Last June, emergency crews were called to a busy …

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It's Time To Worry About the New Chinese Bird Flu: Op-Ed
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The 2006 Chinese bird flu outbreak came on the heels of those global pandemic warnings. The good news is that China is more transparent about disease epidemics now than it was a decade ago, and that the number of reported cases with the new bird-flu …

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