Tuesday, January 29, 2013

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Tuesday, Jan 29, 2013 02:06 PM EST
Lawmaker looks outside VA to fill mental care gap
Tue, 29 Jan, 2013 11:05 AM PST
Veterans who have trouble getting timely mental health care from Veterans Affairs hospitals and clinics should also have access to thousands of health care providers who care for military personnel and their families, says the Republican chairman of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs.
Mentoring program
Tue, 29 Jan, 2013 11:05 AM PST
Sikeston fifth grader Hunter Biggerstaff and Scott County Central High School junior Ciera Deffendall, a health occupations I student at Sikeston Career and Technology Center, discuss things they have in common Monday at the Sikeston Fifth and Sixth Grade Center.
Special SVDH Board Meeting today
Tue, 29 Jan, 2013 11:04 AM PST
PORTERVILLEThe Sierra View Local Health Care District board of Directors will hold a special meeting at 4 p.m. today in the SVDH Board Room. On the consent agenda are several business recommendations for approval, including the appointment of Della...
President's Gun Violence Plan Stresses Mental Health Treatment For At-Risk Youth
Tue, 29 Jan, 2013 11:03 AM PST
In response to the Newtown Elementary School massacre, President Barack Obama's proposal for reducing gun violence includes strategies advocating mental health treatment for young people at risk.
Mining Company Sues Worker Who Reported Safety Concerns
Tue, 29 Jan, 2013 11:02 AM PST
A Kentucky miner is claiming he was fired as a welder for a coal mining company for reporting workplace safety hazards to the Mine Safety and Health Administration. His former employer claims he was fired with cause for excessive cell phone use and sued him for filing a “false discrimination claim.” Whistleblower laws exist to protect workers who have been fired or otherwise punished by their ...
EC’s Mathioudakis: “You cannot build a sustainable food industry on misleading health claims”
Tue, 29 Jan, 2013 11:02 AM PST
With the European Union’s strict health food and supplement marketing laws in place, the European Commission’s food law unit head, Basil Mathioudakis, tells NutraIngredients why it’s generally working out fine… but don’t hold your breath over a hasty resolution of key on-hold issues.
SC health department quickly makes more flu vaccine available in reaction to shortage
npc-news.thestate.com Tue, 29 Jan, 2013 11:01 AM PST
The South Carolina health department reacted quickly this week to a shortage in flu vaccine for infants, changing guidelines so quickly physicians were pleasantly stunned.
Rita Guerrette
Tue, 29 Jan, 2013 11:01 AM PST
BRUNSWICK â€" Rita Michaud Stoodley Guerrette, 91, died Friday, January 25, 2013 at Mid Coast Senior Health Center in Brunswick. She was born April 10, 1921 in St. Agatha, ME the sixteenth of twenty children born to Oliver and Ozithe (Raymond) Michaud. read more
Kenny accuses Opposition of Reilly 'witch hunt' as Reilly defends 'hands-on' approach
Tue, 29 Jan, 2013 11:00 AM PST
The Taoiseach has accused opposition parties of engaging in a witch hunt of health minister James Reilly after the fast-tracking of hospital projects in the constituencies of two his ministerial colleagues.
State health plan launches discount program with Walmart
npc-news.kentucky.com Tue, 29 Jan, 2013 10:58 AM PST
Kentucky Employees' Health Plan members will receive access to Vitality HealthyFood, a program

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