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Ebola Volunteers Could Dwindle with New Restrictions

As Ebola-related quarantine policies have arisen around the United States, some health workers are reassessing whether they can be among the hundreds that officials say are needed.

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Doctors Concerned About Antibiotics, EPA Requirements Get Vote Soon

  • 97 percent of doctors say they are concerned about antibiotic resistance, according to a study by Consumers Report.

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Woman in Oregon Ebola Free

Oregon health officials say a woman who visited West Africa and was hospitalized in Oregon with a fever does not have Ebola.

The Centers for Disease Control has advised officials at Providence Milwaukie Hospital that no further testing is required

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USDA Moving Forward with Beef Plan, Protests Against Pesticides

  • USDA will move ahead with its plans to create a second beef checkoff in the absence of consensus from the industry as to how to overhaul the existing program.

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Nurses Association Calling on Area Hospitals for Ebola Preparation

The Washington State Nurses Association is calling on hospitals in Yakima and throughout the state to take urgent action on four key priority issues to ensure the safety of health care workers, patients and the public against Ebola.

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Halloween in Yakima Can Be Tough on Children With Asthma

You might not think about it, but trick or treating can be an ordeal for kids that suffer from asthma, especially in Yakima with cold temperatures and smokey conditions.

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McDonalds Inviting Questions About Food, WTO Sides with U.S.

  • In a new campaign, McDonalds is inviting its customers to ask questions about the food they purchase at McDonalds.

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Workplace Safety Research on Chemicals, Which Apples Prevent Obesity Best

  • The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration will launch a national dialogue with stakeholders on ways to prevent work-related illness caused by exposure to hazardous substances.

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Study Shows Benefit of Animal Protein, EDF Looking to Eliminate Fertilizer Pollution

  • Nearly half of U.S. consumers say animal protein is still the best source of protein.

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Beef Industry and Ag Department Meet, WHO Talking Antimicrobial Resistance

  • Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack stated last week he was so frustrated with the current working group’s failure to reach an agreement he wants to start a second checkoff under the 1996 generic checkoff act.

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