Meat of the matter
Push on for retailers to sell all antibiotic-free beef, pork, poultry
A majority of Americans want meat raised without antibiotics to be sold in their local supermarket, according to a new national poll conducted by Consumer Reports.
The poll is part of a report released this month, “Meat On Drugs: The Overuse of Antibiotics in Food Animals and What Supermarkets and Consumers Can Do to Stop It,” available online at www.ConsumerReports.org. Full Story
Defining what the Affordable Care Act mean to NCH
Now that the Supreme Court has ruled in favor of the Affordable Care Act, we can begin to better define the requisites that will lead to the continued success of NCH as a thriving health care system.
Those requisites were spelled out at a meeting I attended tht was sponsored by Truven (formerly Thomson Reuters
Hr Healthcare). Former Utah Gov. and Secretary Full Story
Pregnancy clinics need volunteers registered nurses
Community Pregnancy Clinics seeks Spanish-speaking registered nurses to volunteer at its Naples and Fort Myers locations. The professionally staffed medical clinics provide information, education, medical support and material assistance to pregnant women and mothers. For more information, call 262-6381 or visit www.Community4Life.com. ¦ Full Story
World Hepatitis Day: Why the world should Ask ‘Am I Number 12?’
The fifth annual World Hepatitis Day will be observed on Saturday, July 28. World Hepatitis Day was launched in 2008 in response to the concern that chronic viral hepatitis lacks the level of awareness and political will that is seen in HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. Full Story
Blood center needs all types
The Community Blood Center needs to replenish its supplies of all types of blood. Donors can visit the following Community Blood Center locations: Full Story
Premier Oncology signs as sponsor for ‘Making Strides’
Premier Oncology has signed on as presenting sponsor for the American Cancer Society’s 2012 “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” 5K walk in Collier County. The event takes place Saturday morning, Oct. 20, at Cambier Park. Full Story