Food and Health

Gallegos letter: Salmonella

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February 19, 2017 at 5:00 am

On June 1, 2015, Idaho’s Central District Health Department (CDHD) investigated a Salmonella outbreak at the Boise Co-op deli. There were 290 people directly affected by the outbreak. Salmonella affe...

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Ask Policeman Dan: Uninsured motorists

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February 19, 2017 at 5:00 am | Q: A friend was hit by an uninsured motorist, totalling her car, sending her to the hospital and causing her to lose income. The motorist got a ticket for $191 and that was the total extent of their ...

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Firefitghters from Nampa, Boise host fundraiser to fight cancer

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February 18, 2017 at 4:50 pm | NAMPA — Firefighters from Nampa and Boise had their heads shaved on Saturday to raise money for the son of a Boise firefighter undergoing treatment for leukemia. In addition to raising money for ...

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Letter to the editor: Vouchers some kids’ best chance

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February 18, 2017 at 1:08 pm | Vouchers some kids’ best chance Received Feb. 12 There been many complaints about our new Secretary of Education. Because she has worked hard for charter schools and vouchers? Public educ...

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Norma McCorvey, Jane Roe of Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion, dies at 69

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February 18, 2017 at 11:53 am | Norma McCorvey, who was 22, unwed, mired in addiction and poverty, and desperate for a way out of an unwanted pregnancy when she became Jane Roe, the pseudonymous plaintiff of the 1973 U.S. Supreme C...

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Letter to the editor: Full informed consent crucial

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February 18, 2017 at 5:00 am | Full informed consent crucial Received Feb. 9 I wanted to address the mention of the HPV vaccine for preventing cancer in the article in Thursday’s paper titled, “Keeping residents healthy, s...

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This mental health treatment isn’t barbaric, it ‘totally changed my life’

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February 17, 2017 at 10:40 am | When her illness is at its worst, Rachel Perez goes days without sleeping. The lack of sleep brings about delusions. Perez believes she is scheduled to perform with a famous singer or chat with the p...

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‘Tsunami’ Of Alzheimer’s Cases Among Latinos Raises Concerns Over Costs, Caregiving

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February 17, 2017 at 5:51 am | SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Florence Marquez liked to describe herself as a cannery worker, even though she was best known in her heavily Latino East San Jose neighborhood as a community activist. She s...

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Flu bug in Idaho is severe strain; deaths rise to highest since 2000

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February 17, 2017 at 1:32 pm | Influenza continues to be widespread in Idaho — and there was a large spike in deaths in February. There have been 47 flu-related deaths so far this season, according to Idaho Health & Welfare De...

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