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Archive: August 11, 2015

Many Hoosiers aren't aware of, or aren't taking, basic steps to protect their personal infor on public  Wi-Fi. Credit: Jan Oosterhuis/Wikimedia Commons

INDIANAPOLIS – In today's high-tech world, public Wi-Fi networks can seem like a great convenience when you're on the go, but experts say it's critical to think before you click in order to protect your identity and personal information. Whether it's at the corner coffee shop or traveling to ...Read More

More than 235 health center sites around Ohio serve thousands of residents who would otherwise only be able to seek care at emergency rooms. Lorain County is celebrating the opening of a new facility today. Credit: Lorain County Health and Dentistry

ELYRIA, Ohio – New data released this week by the National Association of Community Health Centers indicates that centers are serving more people than ever, with more than 24 million patients nationwide. Many of those patients are served by over 235 health center sites in Ohio, including Lora ...Read More

Advocates for cleaner air say those living closest to coal-fired power plants will benefit the most from the EPA's new pollution rules. Credit: Chris Jordan-Bloch/Earthjustice.<br /><br /><br /><br /><br />

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – As the Obama administration's 15-year plan to cut carbon emissions by nearly one-third begins, an American Lung Association report underscores the challenges that lay ahead. According to the State of the Air 2015 report, more than 138 million Americans – about 44 perce ...Read More

Health checkups aren't top-of-mind for most Oregon teens, but getting more young people to get regular screenings is a statewide goal of the Oregon Health Authority. Credit: Mary R. Vogt/Morguefile.
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MEDFORD, Ore. – One of Oregon's state health priorities is getting more teens the regular preventive care that will help establish healthy habits in adulthood. But adolescents are busy, and some have to be convinced that it's OK to talk with an adult about their concerns. As a group, teens ma ...Read More

Healthy snacks, blood pressure screenings and school supplies are all part of a celebration of National Community Health Center Week at Cherry Health in Grand Rapids. Photo courtesy of Gerrard Jolly.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – What began 50 years ago as part of President Johnson's War on Poverty is now a robust health care delivery system of Community Health Centers, serving 24 million patients nationwide. Gerrard Jolly, national director of Community HealthCorps, says health centers provide e ...Read More

Bull Mountain rancher Steve Charter has strong opinions about federal coal easing reforms. He wants coal companies to stop using loopholes to avoid paying royalties on market prices. Photo courtesy of Northern Plains Resource Council.

BILLINGS, Mont. – All opinions about reforms to the federal coal leasing program are welcome today Tuesday in Billings. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is holding a listening session on plans to close what's been called a loophole, which enables companies to sell coal to themselves throug ...Read More

Suffolk County authorities say their responses to hate crimes comply with a Justice Department agreement. Photo courtesy of Long Island Wins.

NEW YORK – Suffolk County has recorded 40 hate crimes this year, including an unsolved attack on a Guatemalan immigrant in Farmingville who was beaten by three men just after midnight on June 30. The 42-year-old victim, identified only as "Juan," said he was riding home from work when three m ...Read More

A major overhaul of Head Start performance standards could double class time for children. Photo courtesy of U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services.

NEW YORK – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has proposed the first-ever comprehensive overhaul of performance standards for the Head Start program. Advocates say much has changed since current Head Start standards were adopted in 1975, and while proposed revisions have g ...Read More

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