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Community health workers are stepping in to provide critical services and information in rural areas with few hospitals or doctorsWhen Claudia Salazar and her family migrated to San Elizario, Texas, … more
INDIANAPOLIS – The Circle City ranks in a top ten list. But… it’s not exactly a good thing. An annual report by Orkin lists Indianapolis no. 7 for bed bugs. In fact, did you know if you miss … more
It’s Groundhog Day and people are waiting to learn whether a furry critter in a western Pennsylvania town will predict an early spring or six more weeks of winter more
Tacoma’s City Council has adopted a resolution, backing state legislation that would "get tough" against drug possession offenders. more
Ultra-processed foods may increase the risk of developing cancer, particularly ovarian and brain cancers, a study from Imperial College London finds. These foods are heavily manufactured and loaded … more
Nearly 100 Oregonians rallied outside the state Capitol on Wednesday. They were asking for better addiction and recovery treatments.          more
Breezy Blue Response Disinfecting Minibot is an automated disinfection system that prevents illness in spaces like classrooms, hotel rooms, ambulances and more. Build With Robots CEO and Founder … more
BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) — A Senate bill would outright ban all MRNA-based vaccines in North Dakota. According to the CDC, MRNA is created in a lab to teach our cells how to make a protein. That … more
Allie Baca, from Santa Fe, who works for the Air Quality Bureau of the Environment Department, attends to her daughter Ivy, 2, as she and other teleworkers for the state hold a rally outside the … more
The emergency department at Albany Memorial Campus on Northern Boulevard in the city of Albany is closed due to a water main break. more
February is the American Heart Association's Heart Month. In Albany, the Capital Region Glows Red Ceremony is helping kick off the awareness campaign. more
February is Heart Month. Learn CPR with ResusciTech smartphone app developed by Brown University students. The post Learn CPR for someone you love. Rhode Island based ResusciTech’s new training … more
The City of Northampton has announced three locations for persons needing a place to stay warm during the extreme cold predicted this coming weekend. more
CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) -- A bill is moving through the West Virginia legislature with the goal of improving the safety of school children by improving counseling at public schools. School resources … more
SALINAS – Monterey County’s COVID-19 case, test-positivity, and hospitalization rates are trending down and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has ranked the county’s COVID-19 … more
The rate at which autism spectrum disorder is being diagnosed in young children has skyrocketed, according to a study released last week. more
Shots and testing kits will still be largely available through pharmacies and private healthcare providers more
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is asking people to stop using a brand of artificial tears that could be linked to dozens of infections across the U.S. more
Stylists of color often work with products like hair straighteners and dyes, which contain toxic chemicals. more
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