News tagged with local governments
With simple and innovative measures, public agencies at state and local levels can play a significant role in promoting healthier eating habits—steps that could make a difference in curbing the nation's obesity epidemic. ...
Overweight and Obesity May 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—The California Supreme Court ruled Monday that cities and counties can ban medical marijuana dispensaries, a ruling likely to further diminish the state's once-extravagant network of storefront pot shops and fuel efforts ...
Health May 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new study by researchers in the Center for Injury Research and Policy of The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital examined injuries to children related to amusement rides, which included ...
Pediatrics May 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(AP)—The Philippine Supreme Court temporarily halted the implementation of a law that provides state funding for contraceptives, legislation opposed by the dominant Roman Catholic Church but supported by reproductive health ...
Health Mar 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Danish food safety officials ordered a cleanup and better food handling at Noma, one of the world's top restaurants, after more than 60 people fell ill with viral gastroenteritis from eating at the ...
Health Mar 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Scores of women were dumped unconscious in a field after a mass sterilisation in eastern India because there was no room in hospital for them to recuperate, medical officials said Thursday.
Health Feb 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
Indonesia has identified the bird flu virus that killed hundreds of thousands of ducks in recent weeks as a more virulent type which is new to the country, according to a letter seen Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—U.S. teens are much less likely to buy cigarettes if they are hidden from view, new research suggests.
Addiction Dec 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Health coverage for the poorest Americans could be in jeopardy in many states as a result of the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling last month on the Affordable Care Act, according to a new legal analysis. The report examines federal ...
Health Aug 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
California has banned local authorities from outlawing male circumcision, striking a final blow to a San Francisco group that had hoped to put the matter to a popular vote.
Health Oct 04, 2011 | not rated yet | 2
(AP) -- California's governor has signed a bill that that will prevent local governments from banning male circumcision.
Health Oct 03, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The number of caesarean deliveries rose sharply in China this week as mothers rushed to give birth before the deadline for school enrollment, state media and local governments said Thursday.
Health Sep 01, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Public health analysts expressed doubt Monday (April 25) that eradicating malaria is an attainable goal, saying the difficulty of doing so may put that out of reach despite the global effort now under way.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 27, 2011 | not rated yet | 0