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Education Week, Bethesda, Md.High school students shouldn't have access to caffeinated or sugary drinks on campus. Snacks sold at elementary and middle schools shouldn't have as many calories as those sold in high schools. And perhaps schools shouldn't have vending machines or a la...
The BladeThe Toledo Board of Education approved a one-year contract Tuesday with Romules Durant as interim superintendent of Toledo Public Schools. Mr. Durant, an assistant superintendent in the district, will take over for Jerome Pecko on Aug. 1. Mr. Pecko's...
Premium Health News ServiceThe Academy Award-nominated movie “Amour” is sparking much-needed conversations about aging, the illness of a longtime companion and dying with dignity. In the film, we follow an elderly French couple struggling with common end-of-life questions,...
Times Record, Fort Smith, Ark.Editor's Note: The Times Record today continues its series of reports on prescription drug abuse. Wednesday: Addiction treatment available locally. Locally, the percentage of sixth- through 12-graders in Arkansas reporting abuse of prescription drugs is...
The Hartford CourantA Connecticut health exchange that is set to offer insurance plans on Oct. 1 will be equipped to cater to small businesses on that date, despite a federal extension that allows state exchanges to delay until 2015 the implementation of a Small Business...
York Daily Record, Pa.With hundreds of patients and thousands of medications, the system of drug administration at a hospital has to be accurate and manageable. But the traditional process -- with hand-written records -- takes providers away from patients in order to fulfill...
Channel 2 NewsOn Saturday, hundreds of people gathered at the Dena'ina Center for the Donor Family Remembrance event put on by Life Alaska Donor Services and many had stories just like Terri Teas. Last October, Teas needed a kidney transplant and her son would have...
Standard-Speaker, Hazleton, Pa.Carbon County commissioners Tom Gerhard and Wayne Nothstein would like to see the prevailing wage cap changed from $25,000 to $189,000 for public work projects in the county. Gerhard brought the issue up at the board of commissioners meeting Thursday...
Using zoning laws to limit alcohol outlet density won't stop the heaviest drinkers from consuming alcoholic beverages ("Government should use zoning to limit liquor stores, Hopkins researchers say," April 11). Such a solution oversimplifies the problem of...
Tags: Alcohol Addiction, Substance Abuse
Harlan Daily Enterprise, Ky.The Harlan Lady Dragons hit the ball well enough to knock Leslie County on Thursday --their fielding wasn't quite as impressive. Harlan committed six costly errors in a 13-10 loss to the visiting Lady Eagles. Leslie County opened the scoring with a...
The Baltimore SunClarksville resident Tatyana McFadden won the women's wheelchair division of the Boston Marathon on Monday, hours before the race was marred by deadly explosions near the finish line. Though McFadden added to her resume as one of the elite Paralympic...
Call Washington BureauPennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett's face-to-face meeting Tuesday evening with U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius did not convince the governor to accept the federal government's Medicaid expansion offer. Corbett, in a statement...
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