News tagged with emergency plan

U.S. health systems not ready for catastrophes: report

(HealthDay) -- In many parts of the United States, the infrastructure and systems to deliver health care during or after catastrophic disasters such as major earthquakes or widespread disease outbreaks are ...

Mar 21, 2012
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Fed judge considers if pharmacies must sell Plan B

(AP) -- A federal judge is considering whether Washington state can require pharmacies to stock and sell Plan B or other emergency contraceptives, even in the face of religious objections by druggists who believe they destroy ...

Feb 02, 2012
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Obama to announce new steps to combat AIDS

(AP) -- President Barack Obama is renewing the U.S. commitment to ending AIDS Thursday, setting new goals for getting more people access to life-saving drugs and boosting spending on treatment in the U.S. by $50 million ...

Dec 01, 2011
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Children's hospitals not equipped to handle pandemics

A new study of children's hospitals nationwide has found them underequipped to handle a major surge of patients in the event of a pandemic, and urges health care institutions and government agencies to immediately review ...

Aug 23, 2011
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