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By The Dispatch On Friday, January 9th, 2015
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New study highlights Illinois abortion clinics ‘dangerous’ conditions

A new study says Illinois is facing a serious women’s health crisis and the Illinois Department of Public Health is receiving the heat for the crisis. A new report, released by Illinois Right to Life, documents More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, October 30th, 2014
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Maine nurse Kaci Hickox defies Ebola quarantine, goes for a bike ride

Nurse Kaci Hickox has followed through on her promise (some are calling it a “threat”) to defy Maine’s quarantine for health care workers, who treated Ebola patients, by leaving her home on a bicycle. Hickox, More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 23rd, 2014
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Pope Francis speaks against legalization of marijuana, narcotics saying ‘addiction is an evil’

Pope Francis spoke out against the legalization of recreational drugs at a drug enforcement conference in Rome. The Holy Seestated his opinion that drugs “are not only highly questionable from a legislative standpoint, More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, October 8th, 2013
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USDA issues salmonella public health alert, nearly 300 illnesses reported in outbreak

With hundreds of people in 18 states having been sickened in a salmonella outbreak, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) issued a public health alert yesterday. The More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, August 17th, 2013
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Health officials in S. Illinois see a repeat in last year’s numbers of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever cases

In 2012, Illinois reported 151 confirmed cases of the rickettsial disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF), up 100 cases from the previous year. Now health officials in the state suspect that 2013 will be a More...


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