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2019

  1. Health Approaches to Climate Change

    July 22, 2019
  2. Treatment Needs in Seniors (Age 65 and Over)

    July 15, 2019

    By: National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial ResearchOral health in general has improved significantly over the past several decades in all population subgroups. In spite of this improvement, significant disparities are still found in some population groups.Read more…

  3. Haff Disease

    July 11, 2019

    By: Medscape Haff disease, identified in Europe in 1924, is unexplained rhabdomyolysis in a person who ate fish in the 24 hours before onset of illness. We describe a series of six U.S. patients from 1997 and report new epidemiologic and etiologic aspects. Although Haff disease is traditionally an epidemic foodborne illness, these six cases […]

  4. Suicide Warning Signs: What to Watch for and Do

    July 10, 2019

    By: WebMD Suicide is one of the top causes of death in the U.S., with rates rising across the country. Nearly 45,000 Americans died by suicide in 2016, according to the CDC. Suicide is preventable. And that starts with knowing what to look for and what to do. If you or someone you know is thinking about […]

  5. Pet Disaster Plan

    July 8, 2019

    Pets are family – do you have a plan for your pet in an emergency? Including pets in emergency plans helps your family’s ability to respond to an emergency. Be prepared: make a plan and prepare a disaster kit for your pet. To get started, familiarize yourself with the types of disasters that could affect […]

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  7. Cancer Care Widens Its Reach: Reducing Cancer Health Disparities

    July 1, 2019

    By: NIH News in HealthDifferences in disease rates across the country are striking. People living in rural areas develop lung cancers more often than those in urban areas. African-American men are twice as likely as white men to die of prostate cancer. Hispanic women have the highest cervical cancer rates. Asian Americans have higher rates […]

  8. The Inflamed Brain: Recognizing Encephalitis and Meningitis

    June 24, 2019

    By: NIH News in HealthWhen you get sick, some germs can attack the brain or the protective lining that surrounds the brain. This can cause swelling and lead to severe illness, or even death. It’s important to recognize the symptoms so you can get medical help as quickly as possible.When the brain swells, it’s called […]

  9. Gun Violence in America

    June 17, 2019

    By: Everytown For Gun SafetyEvery day, 100 Americans are killed with guns and hundreds more are shot and injured. The effects of gun violence extend far beyond these casualties— gun violence shapes the lives of millions of Americans who witness it, know someone who was shot, or live in fear of the next shooting.In order […]

  10. Emergency Food and Shelter Funds Available

    KENDALL COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT HAS BEEN AWARDED FEDERAL FUNDS UNDER THE EMERGENCY FOOD AND SHELTER NATIONAL BOARD PROGRAM Kendall County Health Department has been chosen to receive $59,726.00 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. The selection was made by a National Board that is chaired by the Department of Homeland Security’s […]

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