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Banner Health announces leadership change

Karsten Arizona-based Banner Health announced Thursday that Western Division president Jim Ferando will retire in late January 2018. Margo Karsten, CEO for three Banner hospitals in Northern Colorado, will take over as president of the division Jan. 1, …

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‘I’m grateful for this’: Providence Health Care provides clothes, haircuts in Downtown Eastside – British Columbia

On a sunny Saturday in September, Vancouver’s Oppenheimer Park brimmed with activity.  Piles of used clothing were heaped onto long wood tables, divided into men and women’s sections. Adjacent to the free clothing, which was donated, essential items like toothpaste, toothbrushes and other personal hygiene items were up for grabs. In …

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Fire staff on long-term mental health leave up by 30%

Image copyright AFP Image caption A number of London firefighters had to take leave after Grenfell The number of UK fire and rescue staff taking long-term sick leave due to mental illness has risen by nearly a third over the last six years, figures show. In London, fire staff taking …

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Public health addresses county health needs in five-year plan

CLOSE Shasta County health officials revealed a 5-year public health plan that focuses on prevention and fighting Adverse Childhood Experiences. Amber Sandhu/Record Searchlight Buy Photo The Shasta County Health and Human Services Agency revealed its five-year Community Health Improvement Plan.(Photo: Amber Sandhu/Record Searchlight)Buy Photo Shasta County health officials have released …

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Health officials: Don’t swim at Collier County beaches

Bonita Springs residents fed up with FPL 2017-09-15T23:55:06Z2017-09-15T23:36:59Z2017-09-15T23:55:06Z Bonita Springs Mayor Peter Simmons is called out Florida Power and Light on Friday for their slow response in restoring power to his constituents. Tropical Storm Maria forms in the Atlantic By Rob Duns Meteorologist 2017-09-16T21:30:08Z2017-09-16T15:22:32Z2017-09-16T21:30:08Z Tropical Storm Maria developed this afternoon …

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France’s hurricane-hit St Martin on guard for health threats

POINTE-A-PITRE: The French-Dutch island of St Martin, where white sands and turquoise waters once drew foreign visitors in droves, is now attracting a different kind of population: rats and mosquitoes. Just over a week after Hurricane Irma devastated the island and neighbouring St Barthelemy, killing 15 people, pools of stagnant …

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UCLA Health Denies Using Expired Drugs « CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) – UCLA health officials insisted Saturday that no patients were administered medications with outdated or adulterated ingredients, despite a report that the state Board of Pharmacy found more than 1,000 IV bags of sterile medications made with expired components at a university compounding facility. Sterile medications are …

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