Friday, December 30, 2011

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Women's group reacts to Gov. McDonnell's approval of stricter regulation of abortion clinics
Daily Press Fri, 30 Dec 2011 07:02 AM PST
On Thursday, Gov. Bob McDonnell signed his approval of the Board of Health's stricter "emergency" regulations for abortion clinics in Virginia. The new standards take effect Jan. 1, 2012, for one year or up to 18 months until new regulations are formulated.

Health Notes: Learn how to manage chronic disease
Daily Press Fri, 30 Dec 2011 07:02 AM PST
Sentara offers several support groups and workshops on a variety of health topics.

WHO "deeply concerned" by mutated birdflu research
Reuters Fri, 30 Dec 2011 07:00 AM PST
LONDON (Reuters) - The World Health Organization issued a stern warning on Friday to scientists who have engineered a highly pathogenic form of the deadly H5N1 bird flu virus, saying their work carries significant risks and must be tightly controlled.

Bird Flu Research Causes Concern to WHO
ThirdAge Fri, 30 Dec 2011 06:59 AM PST
The scientists who engineered enhanced strains of H5N1 bird flu must be extremely cautious because their work assumes great risks, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a warning issued Friday. According to Reuters, the United Nations health body expressed its “[deep] concern” about the work being undertaken by teams in The Netherlands and the United States at the commission of the U.S ...

Utah has 21 high-ranking home health care agencies
The Salt Lake Tribune Fri, 30 Dec 2011 06:56 AM PST
Utah has 21 high-ranking home health care agencies By Cathy Mckitrick The Salt Lake Tribune Published Dec 30, 2011 07:51AM MDT A total of 21 Utah home health care agencies recently received the 2011 HealthInsight Quality Award for excellence in care, indicating their 90th-percentile ranking based on 12 months of routinely reported patient-outcome data. To qualify, those providers also could not ...

Flu strain could hit B.C. seniors hard
CBC British Columbia Fri, 30 Dec 2011 06:53 AM PST
Older adults could be especially victimized by this winter's emerging dominant influenza strain, public health officials say.

Highmark, WPAHS plan Monroeville hospital announcement
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Fri, 30 Dec 2011 06:52 AM PST
Highmark Inc, and West Penn Allegheny Health System officials say they will reveal Wednesday their plans "to enhance healthcare services in Monroeville while renovating Forbes Regional Hospital," according to a release issued this morning.

Area seniors become queens for a day
Maumelle Monitor Fri, 30 Dec 2011 06:50 AM PST
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. And for the 30-plus contestants in the Queens’ Pageant sponsored by Arkansas Home Health Care Association District 1 on Thursday, there were hundreds of people who came out to behold them in their pretty dresses, hairdos and jewelry.

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Walgreens, Express Script, Medco Health Solutions, CVS Caremark and Rite Aid ...
Nasdaq Fri, 30 Dec 2011 06:49 AM PST
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First human case of rabies in Mass. in 75 years
Boston Herald Fri, 30 Dec 2011 06:48 AM PST
The state has announced the first human case of rabies in Massachusetts in 75 years. The public health commission...

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