Tuesday, May 8, 2012

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Emory wins $11 million grant for rural care
CBS 46 News Atlanta Tue, 08 May 2012 14:53 PM PDT
Health officials have awarded about $11 million to Emory University to train health workers to care for patients in medically under served areas of northern Georgia.

Obesity Overhaul
KETK 56 Tyler Tue, 08 May 2012 14:52 PM PDT
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Ann Arbor-based Thomas More Law Center challenges contraceptive rule
AnnArbor.com Tue, 08 May 2012 14:50 PM PDT
A Catholic business group is suing the Obama administration to overturn a federal rule that requires the inclusion of birth control coverage in the insurance provisions of the health care overhaul. The Ann Arbor-based Thomas More Law Center filed...

DHH close harvesting area, after 14 get sick after eating oysters
KTAL Shreveport Tue, 08 May 2012 14:45 PM PDT
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) today closed a Terrebonne Parish molluscan shellfish harvesting area located in Basin 12, Area 23. DHH also ordered a recall of all oysters harvested from that area since April 26, 2012 including shucked, frozen, breaded, post- harvest processed and oysters for the half shell market.

Mental health services to improve, says province
CBC Prince Edward Island Tue, 08 May 2012 14:45 PM PDT
The P.E.I. government says it plans to put more focus on mental health, even as the province loses one of its psychiatrists.

Houston County School Board Budget Meeting
FOX 24 Macon Tue, 08 May 2012 14:44 PM PDT
Houston County School Board officials met today to discuss a five million dollar increase to the 2013 budget. The increase is due to the state requiring employees in the school system to receive health care and retirement benefits.

Improving African justice systems essential to prevent spread of HIV and TB in prisons
EurekAlert! Tue, 08 May 2012 14:43 PM PDT
( Public Library of Science ) In order to reduce HIV and TB in African prisons, African governments and international health donors should fund criminal justice reforms, experts from Human Rights Watch say in this week's PLoS Medicine.

Special Education Paraeducator Positions Available 1. SELF (Students Engaged in
York News-Times Tue, 08 May 2012 14:42 PM PDT
Special Education Paraeducator Positions Available 1. SELF (Students Engaged in Learning for their Future) at York Elementary and Middle School. Duties include working individually with students on academics and behavior management, preparing instructional materials and computerized record keeping . 2. Project SEARCH is an ESU 6 program located at York General Health Care Services. Duties ...

McKesson Corporation to Present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Health Care Conference
Business Wire Tue, 08 May 2012 14:40 PM PDT
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK) today announced that Jeff Campbell, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Health Care Conference in Las Vegas at 1:40 p.m. PT on Tuesday, May 15, 2012. Audio webcasts with accompanying slides will be available live and archived on the company’s Investor Relations ...

Oyster Bed Closed After 14 Get Sick
WDSU New Orleans Tue, 08 May 2012 14:40 PM PDT
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals has closed an oyster bed on Tuesday after 14 people became sick from eating oysters.

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