By Melissa Patrick Kentucky Health News Kentucky parents who don't want their children vaccinated for religious reasons can now get the religious exemption form online, have it notarized and submit it to their school upon enrollment -- instead of having to obtain it from their health-care provider along with their signature. Laura Begin (pronounced buh-GEEN), health … [Read more...] about Form for religious exemption from vaccination can now be obtained online, with no role for any health-care provider
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August is National Immunization Awareness Month, so with summer winding down and kids heading back to school, be sure to check immunization requirements, especially for kindergartners and seventh graders. It’s also a good time to check records for everyone in your family, including adults. Getting immunized is a safe and important step to protecting our families and … [Read more...] about Back-to-school: What vaccines do your kids (and you!) need?
By Kimberlydawn Wisdom, M.D., MS Published 10:45 p.m. UTC Jul 30, 2018 With today’s around-the-clock work schedules and professional demands, you may feel like you’re being pulled in a dozen different directions 24/7 – and multitasking is the rule rather than the exception. Under these conditions, taking time to be mindful is becoming more important than … [Read more...] about The health perks of mindfulness
2018 update:seeing cases of salmonella associated with backyard poultry, including at least one case in King County. As always, never kiss — or snuggle — your chicks! Original post:On June 2, the Washington State Department of Health announced an ongoing Salmonella outbreak associated with live poultry. As of the latest update on this outbreak, 16 people in … [Read more...] about Public Health Vet says, “Don’t kiss your chicks”
In 2005, Isabelle Dinoire received a partial face transplant after being mauled by her dog. Although Dinoire had her procedure less than seven months after her disfigurement, the operation was a long time coming. Surgeons had the technical expertise to perform a face transplant from at least 1998, when the first successful hand transplant was performed in Lyon, France. Many … [Read more...] about What do face transplants say about identity and wellbeing? – Sharrona Pearl