Most people infected with West Nile Virus show no symptoms, but approximately 20 percent will develop a fever and flu-like aches. Less than 1 percent of those infected will develop a serious neurological illness. There's currently no treatment for the disease.
"Currently, we're seeing about 37 percent of our clinics' patients being uninsured. Some clinics are as high as 60 percent uninsured. Some of our health centers say they get by $5 dollars at a time because that's what patients can pay."
Following two nights of testimony, ACHD commissioners voted 4-to-1 June 23 to close Jefferson between First Street and Avenue B, expected to occur within the next two years. ACHD Commissioner Jim Hansen was the lone "no" vote.
"It's fair to say that it's a neighborhood of challenges and opportunities. Yes, we have a lot of working families there, a fair amount of seniors, new Americans and even young professionals who work downtown. There just hasn't been as much access to health services."
"The bottom line is that the evidence for the importance of breakfast is something of a mess. If you're hungry, eat it. But don't feel bad if you'd rather skip it, and don't listen those who lecture you."
"It's basically up to the retailer to ensure that what he or she is carrying is up to the safest standard possible. And then it's up to the manufacturer to ensure it's clean and safe so that those shops will stock their stuff."
Mariah Walton made her way to the Idaho Statehouse in February to urge a Senate panel to move the proposal, sponsored by Rep. John Gannon (D-Boise), forward but the measure never gained traction among Republican leadership.
"Planned Parenthood is a health care provider to 2.7 million people across the nation. One in five women come into our health centers during their lifetime. But we're still fighting back against those videos."
One of the new federal stipulations for the program requires participating physicians to store the drug in a safe in their medical practice, which would be inspected by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency.
In additional to marketing the drug for chronic iron overload, Novartis also sold Exjade as a treatment for patients with a variety of underlying conditions that affect blood cells or bone marrow, including sickle cell disease, according to the AG's office.
The app, Planned Parenthood Care, lets users order birth control and STD testing kits delivered to their door, conduct video consultations with profiled, rated clinicians and synch health data with health care workers via phone.
Youth Health Idaho executive director Pat Kelly says the average beneficiary should pay about $65 per month out-of-pocket for new coverage—about a dollar more than this year's average plan. About 90 percent of enrollees take advantage of tax credits, he added.