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Kendall County Health News

  1. Work Requirements Will Strengthen Medicaid for Society’s Most Vulnerable

    April 23, 2018

    By: Akash Chougule, Americans for ProsperityCan anti-poverty programs provide aid and enhance a sense of dignity and self-respect for low-income Americans?History provides us with overwhelming evidence that the answer is yes, but a disappointing number of policymakers remain unconvinced.A reminder was on full display following Indiana’s and Kentucky’s decision to include work requirements for certain […]

  2. Synthetic Cannabinoid Calls to U.S. Poison Centers (01/01/18-03/31/18)

    April 16, 2018
  3. Prevalence of Self-Reported Hypertension and Antihypertensive Medication Use Among Adults Aged ≥18 Years — United States, 2011–2015

    CDCHypertension, which affects nearly one third of adults in the United States, is a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke (1), and only approximately half of those with hypertension have their hypertension under control (2). The prevalence of hypertension is highest among non-Hispanic blacks, whereas the prevalence of antihypertensive medication use is lowest […]

  4. Kendall County Sheriff’s Office Issues Warning About Synthetic Cannabinoids

    April 12, 2018
  5. Synthetic Cannabinoid Warning

    April 9, 2018
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  7. Addiction and Opioid Praxis in Practice

    April 6, 2018

    PreventionCommunity Engagement: We take a multifaceted and proactive approach to engaging the residents and visitors of our community to communicate risk and protective factors, and to inspire healthy behaviors. We meet people where the live, work and recreate in order to ensure equal access to our knowledge and resources.Community Partnerships: Allow us to share unique […]

  8. African Americans Heart Disease and Stroke Fact Sheet: Take Control of Your Heart: It’s All in the ABCS

    April 2, 2018

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  9. Dangerous Synthetic Cannabinoid Identified

    March 29, 2018
  10. Tuberculosis and Diabetes

    March 26, 2018

    The World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (the Union) have developed a collaborative framework to guide national programmes, clinicians and others engaged in care of patients and prevention and control of diabetes and TB on how to establish a coordinated response to both diseases, at organizational and clinical […]

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