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Seeing solar panels on a house of worship becomes an iconic marker to the broader community, a demonstration of the congregation’s love of the Creator and creation, and it shows a commitment to change our relationship to energy.
The Church of England’s Shrinking the Footprint campaign is encouraging dioceses, cathedrals and parishes to reduce energy bills and lower carbon emissions through practical steps, from installing energy-efficient lightbulbs to switching to renewable energy (Blessed be the solar roof installers, Letters, 17 May).
The Australian Olympic Committee announced on Monday that Australian athletes at the Olympics will be supplied with condoms which manufacturers say will offer "near complete" antiviral protection against Zika. It has been linked to birth defects, including microcephaly, a condition in which babies are born with unusually small heads and incomplete brain development. However, a man in his 70s...
The state health department has released new figures for infant mortality, shining new light on one of the state's most vexing problems. The news is mixed.
Nearly two months have passed since we submitted a request for emergency supplemental funding to combat the Zika virus. Congress has yet to act.
According to the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) one in ten of the world's population will have diabetes by 2035. The latest edition IDF Diabetes Atlas estimates that the number of people living with diabetes will increase from 382 million to 592 million people by the year 2035, many in low and middle income countries and the majority under the age of 60. This surge will be the backdrop...
Take three simple actions to protect your health: Talk. Test. Treat.
Starting this STD Awareness Month, CDC is calling on individuals and healthcare providers to take three simple actions: Talk. Test. Treat. Remember these three words, learn what they mean and how to apply them, and then carry out these important healthy habits all year long!
2016 Health Commission Training Registration can be found via the following Survey Monkey link. Spread the word. Registration is free and there is no charge for the CPR certification/re-certification.