News tagged with public health workers

Could polio make a comeback?

It's one of the most famous global public health success stories of the 20th century: the near-eradication of polio, the dreaded childhood disease that paralyzed or killed more than half a million people ...

May 29, 2014
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Farmworkers feel the heat even when they leave the fields

Hot weather may be the work environment for the 1.4 million farmworkers in the United States who harvest crops, but new research shows that these workers continue to experience excessive heat and humidity even after leaving ...

Jun 13, 2013
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Madrid health center directors quit en masse

(AP)—More than 300 directors of some 140 health centers in Madrid resigned from their posts Tuesday to protest plans to partly privatize the region's public health service.

Jan 08, 2013
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Thousands in Spain protest health privatization

(AP)—Several thousand Spanish public health workers and other people marched from four main hospitals in Madrid to converge on a main square in the capital Sunday, protesting the regional government's plans ...

Dec 17, 2012
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