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Archive: November 19, 2013

Photo: The majority of NC voters impacted by new voting restrictions are women. Courtesy: Southern Coalition for Social Justice

RALEIGH, N.C. – The dust has settled from local elections in North Carolina, but the opposition to the state's new Voter Law – taking effect in 2016 – continues. The law requires citizens to produce a state-issued photo ID at the polls. In a recent analysis, the Southern Coalit ...Read More

PHOTO: There is greater need to fund Utah's hungry this holiday season due to the government shutdown, according to Catholic Community Services of Utah. Photo courtesy of Catholic Community Services of Utah.

OGDEN, Utah – There is greater need to feed Utah's hungry this holiday season due to the recent federal government shutdown, according to Danielle Stamos, public relations and marketing coordinator of Catholic Community Services of Utah. The organization operates the Joyce Hansen Hall Food Ba ...Read More

PHOTO: U.S. Senator Tom Udall of New Mexico is sponsoring a bill to help communities deal with stormwater pollution. Image courtesy of the US government.

SANTA FE, N.M. – Following September's devastating floods, U.S. Sen. Tom Udall of New Mexico is backing legislation to improve America's ability to help prevent stormwater pollution. Udall spokeswoman Jennifer Talhelm says the Innovative Stormwater Infrastructure Act of 2013 would help resto ...Read More

PHOTO: Federal budget austerity is hurting Kentucky's economic recovery, according to an analyst with the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy. Photo by Greg Stotelmyer.

BEREA, Ky. - The elimination of long-term unemployment benefits and the shrinking of housing assistance are prime examples of "harmful" federal budget cuts, according to an economic policy analyst in Kentucky, Anna Baumann of the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy. She declared that sequestration a ...Read More

PHOTO: Antibiotics save lives, but medical experts say their overuse has led to the development of resistant bacteria, making antibiotics ineffective in treating certain conditions. Photo: antibiotic-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA bacteria). Credit: Public Health Image Library.

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Antibiotic resistance is a growing threat to Americans' health, and health-care leaders in Illinois are urging patients and doctors to learn more about proper antibiotic use during this "Get Smart About Antibiotics Week." At least 23,000 Americans die each year from antibiotic-re ...Read More

PHOTO:Witnessing a destructive storm and its aftermath can be a terrifying experience for a child and an expert has tips for parents to help their child understand the situation. Photo of lightning. Courtesy NOAA.

INDIANAPOLIS - As Hoosiers pick up the pieces after a storm, spawning tornadoes, tore through their state Sunday, children witnessing the destruction may be trying to make sense of the situation. According to the president and CEO of the Indiana Youth Institute, Bill Stanczykiewicz, parents should, ...Read More

PHOTO: Medical experts say superbugs and other bacterial infections are often caused by the overuse of antibiotics and continue to be a significant public health threat. Credit:CDC/Amanda Mills.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – It's been labeled a major blooming public health crisis by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), but many people in Ohio and across the nation still aren't getting the message about the dangers of improper antibiotic use. Dr. Mary DiOrio, State Epidemiologist ...Read More

PHOENIX - November is National Adoption Month. Foster parenting can be a first step toward adoption, and there's a new source of information in Arizona for those thinking about becoming foster parents. The Department of Economic Security and Magellan of Arizona have teamed up to create the Foster Ca ...Read More

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