Wednesday, February 29, 2012

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Radnor Dems launch natural-gas seminar series with 'Gasland'
Main Line Suburban Life Wed, 29 Feb 2012 11:05 AM PST
Pennsylvania is at the forefront of debates swirling around natural gas and a controversial new extraction technique called hydraulic fracturing or “fracking.” Some people view fracking, and the energy it produces, as an economic and national security benefit while others consider it a threat to the environment, human health and property. Are these debates simply about one perspective being ...

Health Tip: Help Prevent Eye Problems
HealthDay via Yahoo! News Wed, 29 Feb 2012 11:04 AM PST
(HealthDay News) -- Your vision may weaken as you get older, but the Cleveland Clinic says there are things you can do to maintain the health of your eyes:Schedule regular visits with your doctor to screen for conditions that can affect your vision, such as diabetes.Visit your ophthalmologist once every year. The exam should include pupil dilation if your family has a history of diabetes or eye ...

Health Tip: Protect Your Kids' Teeth From Cavities
HealthDay via Yahoo! News Wed, 29 Feb 2012 11:04 AM PST
(HealthDay News) -- Monitoring your child's diet and limiting sugar intake can help protect the child from cavities.

U.S. Kids Still Eat Too Much Added Sugar: CDC
HealthDay via Yahoo! News Wed, 29 Feb 2012 11:04 AM PST
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 29 (HealthDay News) -- Added sugar in drinks and foods makes up almost 16 percent of the calories U.S. children and teens consume, federal health officials report.

Health Highlights: Feb. 29, 2012
HealthDay via Yahoo! News Wed, 29 Feb 2012 11:04 AM PST
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:

More funding for Nassau job training program
Long Island Business News Wed, 29 Feb 2012 11:03 AM PST
Almost $300,000 will be coming to Nassau soon to aid the county’s job training programs. New York state will be providing $291,858 in grants to the county’s Department of Social Services for education, training and subsidized job placements for eligible residents within the industries of health care, green jobs and customer service. The health care industry offers [...]

Well Blog: Statin Drug Safety Warnings
New York Times Wed, 29 Feb 2012 11:03 AM PST
Federal health officials added new safety alerts to the prescribing information for statins, the cholesterol-reducing medications that are among the most widely prescribed drugs in the world, citing rare risks of memory loss, diabetes and muscle pain.

Witnesses Identified to Testify in Senate Hearing on TSCA Chemical Control Reform
Gather Wed, 29 Feb 2012 11:03 AM PST
The Senate has announced the witnesses that will by testifying at a joint hearing of both the full committee and subcommittee on Superfund, Toxics and Environmental Health scheduled for Wednesday, December . . .

Saybrook Health Budget Shortfall a Surprise
Harbor News Wed, 29 Feb 2012 11:00 AM PST
OLD SAYBROOK - As First Selectman Carl Fortuna reviewed the town's January financial report, his second report since taking office, he noticed a disturbing trend: The...

320,000 Californians Facing Health Insurance Premium Increases March 1st, More to Come
PR Newswire Wed, 29 Feb 2012 10:59 AM PST
Ballot Initiative Would Allow California To Reject Excessive Rate Hikes SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blue Shield has $3.1 billion in excess surplus, 1400% more than the state requires, yet still plans to raise rates up to 14.8% for 320,000...

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