Wednesday, May 2, 2012

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Two Cleveland health centers get sizable federal awards for construction, renovation
The Sun Press Wed, 02 May 2012 02:59 AM PDT
Care Alliance Health Center and Northeast Ohio Neighborhood Health Services are in line to get federal money that will help them provide medical care to more patients in Cleveland.

The skills of VA nurses under examination after patient deaths
News-Medical-Net Wed, 02 May 2012 02:58 AM PDT
Earlier this month, a broader review by the VA inspector general of 29 VA facilities found only half had adequately documented that their nurses had the needed skills. ... The April 20 IG report also noted that previous inspections had found nurse competency issues in "dialysis, mental health, long-term care, spinal cord injury, endoscopy procedure areas, the operating room and the cardiac ...

HIV-Infected Bulgarian Prostitute Found in Greece
Novinite Wed, 02 May 2012 02:58 AM PDT
A HIV positive Bulgarian prostitute has been detected in downtown Athens, according to Bulgarian media. The Bulgarian, as well as two Greek prostitutes, was found to be HIV positive during Greek Center for Disease Control and Prevention searches in Athens brothels, the Bulgarian 24 Chasa daily says. Greek Health Minister Andreas Loverdos has reassured that "every brothel will be examined" in a ...

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Measles outbreak tops 200 cases
BBC News Wed, 02 May 2012 02:51 AM PDT
More than 200 cases of measles are confirmed on Merseyside in the largest outbreak in the area since 1988, the Health Protection Agency says.

Five Killed, Dozens Wounded in Cairo Clashes
Russian Information Agency Novosti Wed, 02 May 2012 02:51 AM PDT
Five people died and dozens were injured on early Wednesday during riots outside the Defense Ministry in the center of Cairo, Egypt’s Health Ministry reported.

Georgia Gets $11M In Health Grants
Georgia Public Broadcasting Wed, 02 May 2012 02:46 AM PDT
Five community health centers in Georgia are getting $11 million from the federal government to improve care for the poor and uninsured. read more

Judge halts Texas ban on Planned Parenthood funding
News-Medical-Net Wed, 02 May 2012 02:44 AM PDT
The federal judge prevented Texas from enforcing the law, which banned Planned Parenthood from the state's health care program for women, until the legal challenge is concluded.

Massachusetts on edge of major health cost control effort
News-Medical-Net Wed, 02 May 2012 02:43 AM PDT
The next stage in the landmark 2006 health reform law is to scale back the growth in health care costs.

Experts: BSE Case Is No Cause For Alarm
Yankton Press & Dakotan Wed, 02 May 2012 02:37 AM PDT
BROOKINGS â€" South Dakotans need not react with fear when eating beef, says Dr. Russ Daly, South Dakota State Public Health Veterinarian, in response to the recent Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) case discovered in California.

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