Increase in number of work deaths BBC News Thu, 29 Dec 2011 23:03 PM PST The Health and Safety Executive issues a fresh warning about safety in the workplace following a rise in the number of people killed at work in Wales.
Camden clinics change hours The Florida Times-Union Thu, 29 Dec 2011 22:54 PM PST All Camden County Health Department clinics will change their hours to 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday beginning Tuesday, officials said.
Israeli airstrike on Gaza kills 1 militant The Wenatchee World Thu, 29 Dec 2011 22:48 PM PST JERUSALEM (AP) â" The Israeli army says it has carried out an airstrike against a group of Palestinian militants preparing to launch rockets at Israel from the Gaza Strip. The territory's Health Ministry says one man was killed and one wounded in the strike early on Friday.
Israeli airstrike against rocket-launching Palestinians in Gaza Strip kills 1 militant Washington Post Thu, 29 Dec 2011 22:42 PM PST JERUSALEM â" The Israeli army says it has carried out an airstrike against a group of Palestinian militants preparing to launch rockets at Israel from the Gaza Strip. The territoryâs Health Ministry says one man was killed and one wounded in the strike early on Friday. The army says the airstrike thwarted an attempt by a group that had recently fired rockets at Israel. Read full article >>
Community Briefs St. Tammany News Thu, 29 Dec 2011 22:41 PM PST Cancer screenings The Cancer Program of Mary Bird Perkins and St. Tammany Parish Hospital is partnering with Womanâs Hospital and the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center to host a free breast cancer screening from 9-11 a.m. and noon to 2 p.m., Jan. 19 at Loweâs, 1280 N. U.S. Highway 190, Covington.
Cold weather can bring health risks The Record Gazette Thu, 29 Dec 2011 22:40 PM PST With weather forecasts calling for nighttime temperatures to drop near freezing in parts of California, Dr. Ron Chapman, director of the California Department of Public Health and state public health officer, today urged Californians to protect themselves and their families from the hazards of extreme cold.
CQCH offers mammogram screenings Dec. 12 Douglas Dispatch Thu, 29 Dec 2011 22:32 PM PST Copper Queen Community Hospital (CQCH) continues to offer mobile digital mammography on a monthly basis at its Rural Health Clinics in Douglas and Palominas. The next mobile digital screenings will take place on Monday, December 12, 2011.
Price is the key The Record Thu, 29 Dec 2011 22:30 PM PST Recently the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) overruled the Federal Drug Administrationâs approval of an application by the makers of Plan B, the morning after pill, to expand the sale of it to all women.