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PART FOUR OF SPECIAL REPORT By Brenda Goodman and Andy Miller Brenda Goodman is a senior news writer for WebMD, and Andy Miller is editor and CEO of Georgia Health News. These responses to the final RMP rule amendments now leave options for industry to block RMP through EPA action, a win at the D.C. Circuit Court, or by legislative repeal under the CRA. Floodwater contamination will be the first and foremost problem people face as they return to their homes and businesses, said Cleveland Clinic infectious disease expert Dr. Frank Esper.

What this means is people should take the appropriate precautions, Louisville Health and Wellness Director Sarah Moyer told Darla Carter of The Courier-Journal. The release notes that even after the law passed, there continued to be a higher rate of opioid prescriptions dispensed to workers in Eastern Kentucky, 62 percent compared to 43 percent among those living in other regions.health newshealth news

A thorough, nuanced and balanced examination of a re-analysis of two major PSA trials show the complexities involved in PSA screening research and underscores the difficulty physicians and patients face when it comes prostate cancer prevention. For the study, the researchers looked at 175 people, aged 70 to 79, who had normal mental function at the start of the study period.health news

The Louisville health department recently found West Nile-infected mosquitoes in four Jefferson County ZIP codes (40204, 40205, 40206, 40208, 40212 and 40214), but there have been no other positive reports of mosquitoes with the virus in Kentucky. Kentucky Health News is an independent news service of the Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues, based in the School of Journalism and Media at the University of Kentucky, with support from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.

After deployment, rural residents are more to go back to towns where there are not a lot of health care services. For verification of Print Subscriber offers (e.g. epaper, Digital Access, Subscriber Rewards), please input your Print Newspaper subscription phone number and postal code.