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Algae threatens Dungeness season

...Crab can still be found in many restaurants and stores, including San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf, and health officials say crabs sold in stores are safe to eat. Some crab on the market now may have been harvested months ago and frozen...
Bethel asks governor to declare emergency after school fire

...present at the site.Capela met with the Environmental Protection Agency, Occupational Safety and Health Section, health officials and others to discuss cleaning up as well as options for employees."The site is secured, and the site is in possession...
Ellis: Narcan bill means 'life or death'

...overdose if administered during the overdose.SB23 has garnered huge amounts of support from local politicians, health officials and community activists - all of whom are looking toward Narcan to help stem the recent spike of heroin-related...
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Oregon public health officials: Teen girl has bubonic plague

...eastern Oregon has contracted the bubonic plague, health officials said.The Crook County girl is believed to have...and federal epidemiologists are working with local health officials to investigate the illness. No other people are...
Nation and World
E. coli outbreak tests Chipotle's vow to track ingredients

...locations in the two states after health officials alerted the company to a growing...and sustainable agriculture.Health officials believe knowing the distribution...dishes at Chipotle.In 2008, health officials initially suspected raw tomatoes...
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E. coli in Northwest marks Chipotle's 3rd outbreak this year

...Monday in Washington state and health officials were aggressively searching...August, according to state health officials. In California, health workers...means safer," Marler said.Health officials believe the contamination at...
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Second death reported in nationwide salmonella outbreak

...sold by a California company, health officials reported Wednesday.The woman...woman died Aug. 17, California health officials reported.Symptoms of salmonella...Arizona with 66 and Utah with 30.Health officials in several states have found...
New medical coding system aims to help track quality of health care

...there's a code for that, too.Unusual accidents aside, the government says the long-awaited change should help health officials better track quality of care, spot early warning signs of a brewing outbreak or look for illness or injury trends...
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Anchorage to form task force for suspected spice overdoses

...ordinance that would bump up the penalty for possessing a package of spice from a violation to a misdemeanor.State health officials are investigating what chemical in the drug is causing negative reactions.
Experts: Long-term risks from mine spill

...the federal government to give the EPA a chance to prove it will be accountable.Also Wednesday, Colorado state health officials informed residents in Durango that they can resume using treatment facilities that draw water from the Animas.Long...
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