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Residents: 50 bodies found in Nigeria violence

...main market, which was the focus of the attack.The bodies were found after the market reopened on Wednesday as health workers, volunteers and traders searched for missing people, said Gamboru resident Abuwar Masta. He said most of the bodies...
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Government shutdown's hit magnified for tribes

...Band of Ojibwe said the tribe was concerned that it won't receive normal reimbursement for health services and that health workers might go unpaid for some hours.Tribal chairwoman Erma Vizenor also said plans to stock local lakes with sturgeon...
Pakistan: Malala's wounded friends back in school

...16-year-old Kainat, wrapped in a large purple shawl and sitting on a traditional rope bed. Her mother Manawar, a health worker, sat by her side, praised her daughter's bravery and with a smile said: "She gets her courage from me." Although...
Traditions in Chad harm, kill underfed children

...through hell. Nearly every week, health workers here admit dangerously emaciated...she pulls back the sheet, the health workers gasp. It looks like she has brought...old.It takes a moment for the health workers to realize that the little girl...
State Briefs

...40 miles west of Juneau, according to the Department of Environmental Conservation. Mike Ostasz, an environmental health worker with DEC, said a group of cannery workers gathered mussels in the area Sept. 2 and ate them that evening. He said...
Sex traffickers targeting Native girls

...Anchorage police vice unit. The investigators delivered a "Prostitution 101" Thursday to community leaders and health workers at an annual Bureau of Indian Affairs conference, the Anchorage Daily News reported. One woman at the meeting said...
State faults hospital for radiation use

...throughout Alaska, according to Clyde Pearce, Alaska's chief of radiological health. Pearce said he has encountered health workers in urban and rural parts of the state who misuse the machines because they lack training. "What I saw at Bartlett...
State faces bioterrorism questions

...week. The state also is developing tests to quickly diagnose biological threats in patients, and is teaching public health workers to detect illnesses such as anthrax, said Karen Pearson, state public health director. However, the state is not...
Snowmachines legal on Bethel streets

BETHEL - A new ordinance allowing snowmachines and four-wheelers on city streets has police and health workers worried that vehicle crashes will become more deadly this winter. Sound off on the important issues at Like communities all over...
Program targets chronic inebriates of Fairbanks

...Title 47" for the section of Alaska statutes where the law is written. It allows spouses, guardians, relatives, health workers or treatment center heads to petition courts to commit people to treatment if they are proven dangers to themselves...


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