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By The Dispatch On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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Autism: Rates among racial minorities increasing faster

Autism rates among racial minorities in the United States have increased by double digits in recent years, with black rates now exceeding those of whites in most states and Hispanic rates growing faster than any More...

By Guest Author On Sunday, March 3rd, 2019
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Uniforms and the Workplace: Comfort Affects Employee Morale

Before a company spends time and money on employee engagement, it’s a good idea to find out how comfortable employees are while at work. Safety is always the first concern, but employees who are comfortable at More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, October 28th, 2018
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Utah man, William Clyde Allen, charged for sending ricin to White House

A Utah man has been charged with sending a series of letters threatening to unleash the deadly poison ricin to President Trump, Secretary of Defense James Mattis and several other top administration officials. Identified More...

By Guest Author On Sunday, July 15th, 2018
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Where Fat Matters: Growing Waist Lines Risk Metabolic Syndrome

The American obesity epidemic is old news; as of 2016, the CDC reports that nearly 40% of Americans are obese. What most people don’t understand, though, is that not all obesity is created equal. While being overweight More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, January 20th, 2018
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Cigarette smoking down in the US: CDC

Overall, cigarette smoking among U.S. adults (aged ≥18 years) declined from 20.9 percent in 2005 to 15.5 percent in 2016. Yet, nearly 38 million American adults smoked cigarettes (“every day” or “some days”) More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, January 13th, 2017
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Kentucky: Gov Matt Bevin signs 20-week abortion ban due to fetal pain, requires ultrasound, heartbeat check prior to abortion

Governor Matt Bevin signed two bills on Monday restricting abortions in Kentucky, just days after they were quickly introduced and passed in the legislature. The state Senate approved the measure requiring an ultrasound More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 26th, 2016
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Hillary Clinton Proposes Rapid Response Fund to Fight Pandemics, improve Public Health Infrastructure

Hillary Clinton released the following statement on her plans to bolster America’s public health infrastructure to deal with the new challenges facing our communities and our families, including a new Public Health More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, August 25th, 2016
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Targeting Mosquitoes To Control Zika

MIAMI BEACH, FL. – With the latest efforts by county officials to prevent the spread of the mosquito-borne Zika virus, Miami residents are amongst the first in the entire country to deal with the ramifications More...

By Guest Author On Friday, August 5th, 2016
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Tokyo Psychiatrist Doug Berger Offers Tips for Promoting Learning in Children with ADD/ADHD

Dr. Doug Berger, psychiatrist in Tokyo Japan, explains how best to educate children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. As the dog days of summer descend on the Northern hemisphere and a new school year More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, June 17th, 2014
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Today is National Eat Your Vegetables Day, so eat your ‘dirt candy’

photo/ www.agrilicious.org/ Today, June 17, is National Eat Your Vegetables Day, presented by Agrilicious, (http://www.agrilicious.org). Agrilicious is at the heart of the food movement providing an exciting way More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, July 27th, 2013
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CDC expert, Dr. Jennifer Cope talks parasitic meningitis and Naegleria fowleri

On the Saturday, July 27 airing of Dispatch Radio, Dr. Jennifer Cope, Medical Epidemiologist with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) spoke to Dispatch Radio co-host, Robert Herriman, MPH, M(ASCP) More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, November 1st, 2012
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CDC Foundation honors former US President Jimmy Carter

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter received the 2012 CDC Foundation Hero Award at a ceremony Oct. 18 at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC Foundation is honoring President Carter for three More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, June 19th, 2010
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The second hemorrhagic fever vaccine success story in less than a month: this time it’s Marburg

As I reported on May 24, 2010, the US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) in conjunction with other agencies came up with a vaccine which produced immunity in monkeys against the Ebola More...

By deskofbrian On Saturday, May 22nd, 2010
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Salmonella triggers nationwide sprout recall

Salmonella found in raw alfalfa sprouts appears to have sickened 22 people in 10 states, including one infant in Oregon, prompting a nationwide recall of the product. The sprouts, produced by Caldwell Fresh Foods, More...


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