In a bold effort to stem the bloodshed, several Philadelphia hospitals are about to conduct a citywide experiment that will ask: When gunshot or stabbing victims are being rushed to the emergency room by ambulance, could paramedics do more to save them by doing less?
In Aurora, nearly two-thirds of students in more than 50 schools had immunization rates of 90 percent or better during the 2015-16 school year, meaning most students are up-to-date on vaccinations required by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.
Congress sent legislation to President Barack Obama on Thursday that would require most food packages to carry a text label, a symbol or an electronic code readable by smartphone that indicates whether the food contains genetically modified ingredients, or GMOs
The House measure, laced with a wish-list of GOP provisions to roll back Obama administration clean air and water regulations, faces a White House veto threat — as does a $1.1 billion GOP-drafted Zika measure that’s been grounded by abortion politics and other problems
“Patients will have effective and appropriate nursing care and physician coverage too, but they’ll be surrounded by clinical social workers, music therapists, recreational therapists, occupational therapists and a pet therapy program. We’re trying to treat the whole adolescent.”
“It’s not accuracy. It’s more bullets, they have more rounds,” she said. “Instead of shooting once or twice now they can shoot five times in a very short time interval.”
Republican Gov. Gary Herbert cut off cash last fall for sexually transmitted disease and sex education programs following the release of secretly recorded videos showing out-of-state employees discussing fetal tissue from abortions
The Colorado health department later said there was no evidence of transmission from Allen to patients or between patients due to possibly contaminated needles. The determination was made after the majority of those patients were tested.
Locally, 29 percent of students in the 54,000 enrolled in the Cherry Creek School District qualify for free or reduced lunch, according to the CCSD website. In Aurora Public Schools, 71 percent of the district’s roughly 39,000 students qualify for free or reduced lunch.