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the World Health Organization announced it now officially deems the Zika virus spreading across Latin America and the Caribbean to be a public The mosquito-borne Zika Virus has caused sufficient alarm for the WHO to declare the recent outbreak a emergency of international.

With health positions vacant, Trump administration ill-prepared for - Chicago Tribune
Chicago TribuneWith health positions vacant, Trump administration ill-prepared for Chicago TribuneThe Trump administration has failed to fill crucial public health positions across the government, leaving the nation ill-prepared to face a pandemic outbreak.and more »

The IARC Credibility Gap And How To Close It - American Council on Science and Health
The IARC Credibility Gap And How To Close ItAmerican Council on Science and HealthThe World Health Organization's International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) monograph program is an outmoded cancer classification scheme that has remained fundamentally unchanged since the monograph program was established in the early

New cell phone guidelines in California reignite cancer debate | The - Sacramento Bee
Sacramento BeeNew cell phone guidelines in California reignite cancer debate | The Sacramento BeeLow-level radiation from wireless devices could increase our risk of brain cancer, some research shows. But without solid proof, health agencies hesitate to and more »

State slams feds' Santa Susana Field Lab cleanup plan - Ventura County Star
Ventura County StarState slams feds' Santa Susana Field Lab cleanup planVentura County Star18 public meeting in Simi Valley hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy, cleanup activist Denise Duffield said that the agency's proposed remediation plan for its portion of the Santa Susana Field Lab isn't sufficiently stringent. MIKE HARRIS/THE STAR and more »

The world's largest health agency is asking big pharma to step up its donations for diseases that affect 1 billion - Business Insider
Business InsiderThe world's largest health agency is asking big pharma to step up its donations for diseases that affect 1 billion Business InsiderDrugs companies currently have 109 research and development projects for medicines or vaccines for NTDs, which typically take 10-15 years to develop, the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations (IFPMA) said. "There are Unprecedented progress against neglected tropical diseases, WHO reportsWorld Health OrganizationThe London Declaration | Uniting to Combat NTDsUniting to Combat NTDsNTD Summit 2017 | Uniting to Combat NTDsUniting to Combat NTDsall 117 news articles »

Scientists to March Against Trump's Alternative Facts, Climate Denial - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The OracleScientists to March Against Trump's Alternative Facts, Climate DenialCenter for Biological Diversity (press release)The Trump administration has denied the international scientific consensus on climate change, reportedly censored government scientists, and proposed massive funding cuts to federal science and health agencies. Executive orders to start reality of Bay Area joins international March for ScienceThe OracleScientists, Stop Thinking Explaining Science Will Fix Things. It Won't.Slate Magazineall 227 news articles »

Sisters on the ground in flood-ravaged Peru provide medical aid to residents - National Catholic Reporter
National Catholic ReporterSisters on the ground in flood-ravaged Peru provide medical aid to residentsNational Catholic ReporterThe group, in partnership with the disaster relief agency Americares, were among the first organizations to provide an international response to the scene. or mountainous, with shantytowns, adobe houses, straw houses, or — if they're doing better

MU to offer new undergraduate public health program - The Maneater
MU to offer new undergraduate public health programThe Maneater“I've worked in HIV and LGBT health centers creating education materials and interventions to prevent HIV. I've developed public health websites. I've developed health programs for women with HIV. I've worked with international agencies to create HIV 

2017 Sullivan Award Winners Change Lives Through Public Health, Nonprofits, STEM Tutoring and Assisting the - UKNow (press release)
UKNow (press release)2017 Sullivan Award Winners Change Lives Through Public Health, Nonprofits, STEM Tutoring and Assisting the UKNow (press release)(April 19, 2017) —The 2017 winners of the Sullivan Medallion, the highest award the University of Kentucky presents for humanitarian efforts, have changed lives through a public health art project, a nonprofit volunteer effort, a science education

NC officials: Stay out of stream near Ward Transformer Superfund site - News & Observer
News & ObserverNC officials: Stay out of stream near Ward Transformer Superfund siteNews & ObserverThe state Division of Public Health recommends that people stay out of a stream near the Ward Transformer Superfund site because of elevated doses of cancer-causing polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, in the water and sediment. But agency officials say 

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