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Contributing WriterEach year, nearly 42,000 American adults die from vaccine-preventable diseases. Together, influenza and pneumonia are the eighth leading cause of death in the United States. In spite of these statistics, vaccination rates for influenza and pneumonia are...
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Contributing WriterThe fifth child of Paul and Irene Bugg Best of Mackville began a tradition that would set a world record in deaf education. Garland Best was deaf and his deafness had a tremendous affect on the family - all positive. Garland was born Sept. 8, 1931,...
firstname.lastname@example.orgWith the number of whooping cough cases growing statewide and in nearby Madison County, area health officials are ramping up efforts to make sure the potentially fatal condition doesn't spread. State health workers have predicted a big year for...
In 1874, Kentucky School for the Deaf began publishing a weekly in-house newspaper, The Kentucky Deaf-Mute, to give the male students an opportunity to learn the printing trade. KSD published the newspaper continuously from 1874 to 2004, with only a...
Vaccination Debate: As Kentucky requires more immunizations, a Danville mom blames shot for son's email@example.comConflicting labels are stuck to vaccines — villainous and vital. The majority of Americans credit Edward Jenner’s innovations with preventing countless Americans from getting measles, mumps, rubella, polio and other once-prevalent diseases. ...
The Human Services Committee held its meeting May 18, 2010. Those present included: Cora Heffner, Community Education; Carol Hisle, Clark County Health Department; Linda Long, Clark County Homeless Coalition; Kari Branson, Chiro One; Kelli Stewart, Big...
firstname.lastname@example.orgHUSTONVILLE — Whooping cough has reached outbreak status in Lincoln County, nearly all of the cases popping up at Hustonville Elementary School. There have been 25 cases of whooping cough, or pertussis, reported in the county, with 23 of them coming...
When I told a friend that I would be touring Asia this summer, she interjected, "Mark and I are going to Hong Kong this year, to see family. He also wants to go to Japan, but I told him I don't want radiation babies in the future, so maybe we'll go to...
Summer health, safety tips The Department of Health offers sun and water safety tips, Lyme disease information for prevention and detection, as well as food safety recommendations designed to reduce the risk of food-borne illnesses at picnics,...
email@example.comSPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Health officials at the state level in Missouri are sending out extra doses of a common vaccine to health departments in the Ozarks. The state got a federal grant to get more of the TDAP vaccine to send to health departments....
What a thrill to see the production of "Wicked." It brought back some wonderful memories for me as I was privileged to meet the actress Margaret Hamilton, who magnificently portrayed the Wicked Witch of the West in the 1939 movie version of "The Wizard of...
If you've got your health, the cliche goes, you've got just about everything. If you've got public health duties, you're responsible for just about everything from mosquitoes (West Nile carriers) to hygiene (wash your hands for as long as it takes to sing...
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