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Archive: May 12, 2014

PHOTO: During National Women's Health Week, women in Arizona and nationwide are being are being reminded of the importance of annual well-woman exams in the prevention and early treatment of disease. CREDIT: University of Alabama.

PHOENIX, Ariz. - As the state observes National Women's Health Week, Arizona women of all ages are being urged to keep current with their regular wellness exams and preventive health care. Carol Bafaloukos, lead clinician, Planned Parenthood Arizona, says early detection is the key to treating many ...Read More

PHOTO: May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, and Hoosiers are encouraged to learn more about early detection and prevention to reduce their risk of skin cancer. Photo credit: CDC/Carl Washington.

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime, and an Indiana expert says early detection and prevention measures are critical to reducing a person's risk. Lawrence Mark, associate professor of clinic ...Read More

GRAPHIC: A consumer advocacy group is seeking feedback from New Mexicans who purchased health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. Graphic courtesy U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services.

ALBUQUERQUE – The consumer advocacy group Health Action New Mexico is asking members of the public who signed up for health coverage through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to share their experiences. Barbara Webber, executive director, Health Action New Mexico, says her organization is helping ...Read More

PHOTO: Childhood behavioral expert Jim Harris says if it seems as though your teen's brain works differently from yours, that's because it does, but understanding the differences can be a  big help. Photo by Dan Heyman.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Maybe your teen's brain doesn't work the same way yours does, but a West Virginia childhood behavioral expert says new research can help. Jim Harris, Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports coordinator, Marshall University Autism Training Center, works to improve behavioral ...Read More

PHOTO: The federal government says it plans to prosecute everyone who illegally rode an ATV on federally protected lands in southeastern Utah over the weekend. Photo courtesy City of Blanding, Utah.

BLANDING, Utah - The federal government says it plans to prosecute everyone who illegally rode an ATV on federally protected lands in southeastern Utah over the weekend. Juan Palma with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) says his agency will "pursue all available redress through the legal system to ...Read More

The benefits to Pennsylvanians from a minimum-wage hike would reach every area of the state, according to a new Keystone Research Center report. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

HARRISBURG, Pa. - The impact of a minimum-wage hike in Pennsylvania would benefit more than 1 million workers from all areas of the state, according to a new report from the Keystone Research Center. KRC Labor Economist Mark Price co-authored the study. He says boosting the state's minimum wage to $ ...Read More

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - At the recent Workforce Development Conference in Mitchell, officials from the state Department of Labor said there are more than 14,500 job openings in the state right now, and employers are having a hard time filling those slots. That is not a surprise to South Dakota State Fed ...Read More

PHOTO: Hundreds of youth advocates and students from across California will rally, learn how to advocate on their own behalf and fan out across the state Capitol to urge lawmakers to support high-quality summer learning programs and increased funding for year-round learning at the May 12-13
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Summer vacation is rapidly approaching for many California school kids, but that does not mean the learning has to stop. Experts say it is important that children continue to learn, in order to avoid the summer "brain drain." "We know now, through a great deal of research, about a phenomenon called ...Read More

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