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3 more cases of Legionnaires' disease confirmed in Orange County

3 more cases of Legionnaires' disease confirmed in Orange County

That sparked an initial health investigation, and now officials say it has risen to seven confirmed cases. The OCHCA said the cases were reported and verified by the agency between Sept. Good told the Orange County Register the agency is working with Disney on procedures to bring the towers back into operation. Three more cases of Legionnaires' disease have been confirmed in Orange County a week after Disneyland shut down cooling towers due to the disease.


DOJ threatens to pull funding for police over immigration policy violations

DOJ threatens to pull funding for police over immigration policy violations

The letter established a deadline of December 8 for the localities to demonstrate their compliance with the law, 8 USC 1373. The department cites possible violations of section 1373 of Title 8 of the U.S. The jurisdictions that received the letters include Seattle, Los Angeles, and the state of Vermont, among others. "The Attorney General's decision puts public safety at risk by delaying almost $700 million in Byrne JAG, SCAAP, COPS Hiring, and Anti-Methamphetamine and Anti-Heroin Task ...


Blood pressure guidelines address public health issues

Blood pressure guidelines address public health issues

High blood pressure, or hypertension , is when this force becomes too high. This is the first change in blood pressure standards since 2003. Normal blood pressure is 120 over 80. Previously, it was estimated that around 1 in 3 adults in the US had high blood pressure. According to the new guidelines, a systolic blood pressure readings between 130-139 is considered stage 1 hypertension and a reading over 140 is considered stage 2 hypertension .


Life expectancy improves in India, Kerala healthiest state

Life expectancy improves in India, Kerala healthiest state

Though life expectancy at birth has improved at the national level, inequalities between states ranged from 66.8 years in Uttar Pradesh to 78.7 years in Kerala for females, and 63.6 years in Assam to 73.8 years in Kerala for males in 2016.


Govt has committed contempt for sitting over green tax: BJP

Govt has committed contempt for sitting over green tax: BJP

The reply to the RTI petition filed by Sanjeev Jain revealed that the Delhi government had received over Rs50 crore as environment cess in 2015. Kejriwal held a almost 90-minute meeting at Khattar's residence here and it primarily centered around air pollution and stubble burning that is a major contributory factor to smog, which has engulfed the capital and parts of Haryana and Punjab over the past almost two weeks.