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Poland approves child benefits to aid families, boost births

Polish lawmakers have passed a new child benefit scheme under which the government will make monthly payments of 500 zlotys ($125) for all second and subsequent children in a family
Published: 02/11/16
VA hospitals compare favorably on deaths, readmission rates

VA hospitals compare favorably on deaths, readmission rates

Veterans' hospitals compare pretty favorably with others when it comes to treating older men with three common conditions _ heart attacks, heart failure and pneumonia
Published: 02/09/16
Gun, drug, car deaths loom large in US longevity gap: Study

Gun, drug, car deaths loom large in US longevity gap: Study

New research says guns, drugs and cars contribute substantially to the life-expectancy gap between the United States and other developed nations
Published: 02/09/16

Lake Village pairs with US agency to boost health, economy

Lake Village will partner with the US Environmental Protection Agency this year to plan expansions to the city's community garden and trails, the agency announced last week
Published: 02/07/16

New Mexico lawmakers look to curb opioid addiction

With one of the highest drug overdose death rates in the nation, New Mexico has been working for years to curb what has now been identified by the highest levels of government as a national epidemic
Published: 02/05/16

State proposes new fish consumption rule

State Department of Ecology proposes new fish consumption rule
Published: 02/03/16

Utah conservatives vow to fight sex education bill

Conservative groups in Utah are already vowing to fight a Democratic lawmaker's effort to expand sex education in public schools
Published: 02/03/16

Firefighter's death increases retirement rate in Cincinnati

Fire officials in Cincinnati say the retirement rate has increased since the death last year of a firefighter in the line of duty
Published: 02/01/16

Michigan's vaccination waiver rate drops after rule change

State officials say a change in Michigan's vaccination policy has significantly decreased the rate of schoolchildren receiving immunization waivers
Published: 01/28/16

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the US and abroad
Updated one month ago