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News you can use from the WA DOH 13 Jan 2017

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News you can use curated by the Washington Department of Health
Tuberculosis case confirmed at Renton high school
Sequim boy struggles with rare disease; parents strive to raise awareness
Lummi clammers, dairy farmers team up to clean bacteria-polluted bay, rather than fight
Prosser officials handing out 500 free boxes to lock up prescription drugs
Food Safety
Sushi lovers, beware: Tapeworm now found in U.S. salmon
Flu Epidemic
No more flu shot? Search begins for universal influenza vaccine
Doctors urge use of virtual clinics as emergency rooms become inundated with flu patients
Epidemic level of flu cases sending ERs past capacity
Washington health officials urge public action to prevent spread of influenza
House Call: With flu and cold season upon us, comfort is the best medicine
Hanford / Nuclear Sites
Bechtel spins off Hanford vit plant work to new company
Marijuana Eases Pain, But Jury’s Out On Other Health Benefits, Scientists Say
Marijuana Users Risk Schizophrenia, But the Drug Helps Pain
Marijuana’s Health Effects? Top Scientists Weigh In
A new study shows pot can help ease the pain but causes new health issues
Marijuana’s Health Effects? Top Scientists Weigh In
With an eye on veterans, Olympia cannabis activist welcomes Hempfest outpost
Health official declare mumps epidemic in Spokane Co.
Salvation Army Community Center gives free mumps vaccines
Tobacco / E-Cigs
Americans in rural areas more likely to die from leading causes of death
AG trying again to raise tobacco purchase age to 21
A Nevada woman dies of a superbug resistant to every available antibiotic in the US


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