Birth Control Measure Gets Senate Vote On Thursday The Huffington Post Tue, 28 Feb 2012 15:04 PM PST WASHINGTON -- The Senate will vote Thursday on a contentious Republican measure that would allow any employer to refuse to insure birth control or any other health service for any moral reason. And for the most part, Democrats couldn't be happier.
Budget talks to include mental health, drug treatment money WJXT Jacksonville Tue, 28 Feb 2012 15:04 PM PST A sticking point between the House and Senate in upcoming budget talks is likely to be the cuts the upper chamber wants to make in Floridaâs mental health and substance abuse treatment programs.
Public Health officials discuss food vendor regulations The Lamar Ledger Tue, 28 Feb 2012 15:02 PM PST The Prowers County Commissioners met for their regularly scheduled meeting on Thu. Feb. 23, 2012. After initially hearing an update on the LiveWell program from Jackie Brown, Prowers County Director of Public Health and Environment, and Emily Minor, LiveWell Community Coordinator; the commissioners began a discussion of local food vendor regulations and requirements.
Metro Watch The Star Tue, 28 Feb 2012 15:00 PM PST Prince Court Medical Centre will hold a public forum on March 11 at 9.30am in conjunction with World Kidney Day. HKL head of Nephrology Department Datuk Dr Ghazali Ahmad Kutty, Health Ministry principal assistant director of transplantation unit Dr Hirman Ismail and PCMC head of Nephrology and Renal Transplant Services Datuk Dr Tan Si Yen will be speaking..
Former Sea Bright mayor remembered for her service The Hub Tue, 28 Feb 2012 15:00 PM PST BY KRISTEN DALTON Staff Writer SEA BRIGHT â" Former Mayor Maria D. Fernandes, 59, died Sunday morning, Feb. 26, at Barnabas Health Hospice and Palliative Care Center in Long Branch after persevering through long-standing health issues. read more
Province accepts recommendations from Health Quality Council review on health care AM770 CHQR Tue, 28 Feb 2012 14:59 PM PST The Alberta government has accepted the 21 recommendations from the Health Quality Council's review of Alberta's health care system. A number of initiatives will be launched including, the set up of two task forces - one on health system governance, the other on role clarity with respect to the College of Physicians and Surgeons. A review of emergency medical services (EMS) will also be done. A ...
Gender Nonconformity a Risk Factor for Child Abuse Yahoo! Contributor Network via Yahoo! News Tue, 28 Feb 2012 14:58 PM PST Children who exhibit behavior unlike what's expected for their gender are more likely to be abused, according to new research from the Harvard School of Public Health.