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Kendall County Health News

  1. EPA Scientists Collaborate with States to Protect Long Island Sound Air Quality

    August 20, 2018

    By: United States Environmental Protection AgencyExpansive views of land across water, gulls cawing, water lapping on the rocks: this is Long Island Sound. Despite its proximity to New York City and other major urban areas, a diverse array of aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems dot this narrow land that stretches out toward the Atlantic Ocean.The unique […]

  2. National Diabetes Statistics Report 2017

    August 13, 2018

    By: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)The National Diabetes Statistics Report is a periodic publication of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that provides updated statistics about diabetes in the United States for a scientific audience. It includes information on prevalence and incidence of diabetes, prediabetes, risk factors for complications, acute and […]

  3. Researchers Identify Compounds that Reduce Abnormal Blood Vessel Growth in the Eye

    August 6, 2018

    By: National Institute of Environmental Health SciencesScientists have identified key compounds produced when the body metabolizes omega fatty acids that can reduce the severity of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in mice. By increasing these lipid metabolites and preventing them from degrading, the researchers reduced abnormal blood vessel growth, in part by regulating the movement of […]

  4. Where and How to Dispose of Unused Medicines

    July 31, 2018

    By: U.S. Food and Drug AdministrationIs your medicine cabinet full of expired drugs or medications you no longer use? Your medicine is for you. What’s safe for you might be harmful for someone else. You can dispose of your expired, unwanted, or unused medicines through a drug take back program — or you can do […]

  5. National Partnership for Action Spring 2018 Newsletter

    July 30, 2018
  6. Opioid National Hotline

    July 25, 2018
  7. What Americans Believe About Opioid Prescription Painkiller Use

    View the National Safety Council’s presentation on what Americans believe about opioid prescription painkiller use here.

  8. Nonopioid Treatments for Chronic Pain

  9. Dust from Mine Waste in Navajo Nation May Harm Lungs and Heart

    July 23, 2018

    By: National Institute of Environmental Health SciencesParticles in dust from abandoned uranium mines may be damaging to thelungs and heart, according to new research from the University of New MexicoSuperfund Research Program (UNM SRP) Center. The researchers showed thatexposure to particles less than 10 micrometers in diameter (PM10) from an olduranium mine, compared to PM10 […]

  10. 3 Steps to Reduce Plastic and Benefit Your Business

    July 16, 2018

    Learn here how to reduce litter, safeguard the quality of food sources, and protect landscapes and wildlife – all while saving money and helping your business thrive.

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