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Archive: April 2, 2013

PHOTO:  Kentucky Youth Advocates urges Medicaid expansion to improve the immediate and long-term health benefits to the state's youth.

JEFFERSONTOWN, Ky. - Governor Steve Beshear has yet to decide whether to expand Medicaid in Kentucky. However, a leading children's group claims that expansion would improve both immediate and long-term health benefits for kids. According to Andrea Bennett, deputy director of Kentucky Youth Advoca ...Read More

Dr. Stuart Berger says a proposal to require that all newborns get a pulse oximetry test could help save lives.

MILWAUKEE, Wis. - Heart defects are the most common birth defects, and a very simple test given to newborns could detect most of those problems. According to Dr. Stuart Berger, medical director of cardiology at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, the pulse oximetry test should be given to every newbo ...Read More

PHOTO: An IU Law professor is questioning the constitutionality of Indiana’s so-called Ag-Gag bill - a measure supporters say will protect farmers from exploitation by activist groups.

INDIANAPOLIS - An Indiana University law professor is questioning the constitutionality of Indiana's so-called Ag-Gag bill, a measure supporters claim will protect farmers from exploitation by activist groups. Senate Bill 373 will be heard next on the floor of the Indiana House after passing a com ...Read More

The Chesapeake Bay Trust is launching a contest to name the heron on its bay plates. Graphic Courtesy: Chesapeake Bay Trust

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - You've heard of Smokey Bear and Tony the Tiger. Now it's time to name the Bird of the Bay. The Chesapeake Bay Trust is launching a contest to name the iconic blue heron on its Bay license plates. According to Trust communications and development manager Kristin Foringer, entries m ...Read More

PHOTO:  CREDIT: Daquella Manera

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Teens in juvenile detention settings in Minnesota are among the most at-risk for pregnancy or a sexually-transmitted disease, but new efforts are making a difference. According to David Kurtzon, program manager at Teenwise Minnesota, one such program that's having a positive impact ...Read More

Photo: Mexican wolf<br />Courtesy: Jim Clark USFWS<br />

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - It was more than 15 years ago, on March 29, 1998, when the first Mexican gray wolves were re-introduced into the wild in the Southwest. David Parsons was the first Mexican wolf recovery coordinator for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service at the time. The now-retired wildlife bio ...Read More

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