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State health official disputes vaping industry"s cessation claims

Brad Hutton, deputy commissioner of the Office of Public Health at the state Department of Health, testified at a state Senate hearing on vaping Monday that e-cigarettes are not cessation... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 8th, 2019

PBJ Power Breakfast: Cura"s Cameron Forni talks vaping (Video)

As Oregon officials this week considered a ban on vaping, the cannabis industry has come under more scrutiny. The Oregon Health Authority warned residents to avoid the practice altogether after a second person in the state died. Cameron Forni, whose.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 27th, 2019

Reopening: How effective is a mask?

The state's leading public health official tells us why it's important to wear a mask in the first place......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 10th, 2020

$50B spent on health care in North Carolina. Here"s who pays the most

An analysis of insurance claims highlights which parts of the state are paying more for health care......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 1st, 2020

Santa Clara County health chief cautions "very serious risk" of California reopening economy too quickly

Santa Clara County’s top health official on Tuesday decried California Gov. Gavin Newsom's moves toward reopening much of the state as posing “a very serious risk of the spread of Covid-19.”.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 26th, 2020

"Reckless" people filmed partying in Lake of the Ozarks have been told to self isolate by state health official

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 26th, 2020

Technology provides a promotional boost for NM tourism industry hit hard by Covid-19

With March's public health order keeping people at home and limiting hotel capacity, virtually all tourism efforts across the state have been put on hold......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 26th, 2020

Exclusive: Health official quits after being pushed to reopen Colorado county and hot-spot meat plant

Emails show how a top state health official faced competing interests as the COVID-19 pandemic hit al local meat plant......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 13th, 2020

Coronavirus deaths in the U.S. are likely higher than the official tally, Dr. Fauci tells Senate committee

Government health officials sought to assure critical Democratic lawmakers that COVID-29 testing capacity is on track to increase as questions persist about how reopening state economies will work without a vaccine or widespread treatment options......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 12th, 2020

County health chief quits after coronavirus crisis at Colorado meatpacking plant

Emails show how a top state health official faced competing interests as the COVID-19 pandemic hit al local meat plant......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 11th, 2020

Ohio governor called protestors "obnoxious" and "very very sad" after they targeted journalists and the state"s top health official

MEGAN JELINGER/AFP via Getty Images Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine called the actions of some protestors in his state "obnoxious" and "very very sad" at a news conference on Monday. For weeks, gro.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 5th, 2020

Trump administration has enough tests for 2% of each state’s population, official says

Gov. Andrew Cuomo outlined how stay-at-home restrictions could be eased for parts of the state. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said city-run health clinics soon will use a that lets people collect... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 30th, 2020

Boeing CEO sees years of recovery from coronavirus ahead for aviation industry

Gov. Andrew Cuomo outlined how stay-at-home restrictions could be eased for parts of the state. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said city-run health clinics soon will use a that lets people collect... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 30th, 2020

The next phases of Kentucky"s reopening — Gov. Beshear lays out the details

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear’s gradual restart of the health care industry will kick into the second phase by early May.  Dr. Steven Stack, Kentucky’s public health commissioner, said Monday that the state expects to allow the return of outpatient a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 27th, 2020

Health care workforce is recession-proof. Is it "pandemic proof?"

New York State has applied for a $4 billion federal loan to shore up its unemployment trust fund amid a record surge of claims by workers sidelined by the Covid-19 pandemic, a spokeswoman said. “All... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 21st, 2020

Public health in the balance: Judicial review of pandemic-related government restrictions

New York State has applied for a $4 billion federal loan to shore up its unemployment trust fund amid a record surge of claims by workers sidelined by the Covid-19 pandemic, a spokeswoman said. “All... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 21st, 2020

State health official: "There is no evidence that the virus is slowing down"

Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine said Pennsylvania's health system continues to be able to manage the ever-increasing number of COVID-19 patients, but said Saturday that whether that will continue to be the case in the next weeks and months will .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 4th, 2020

Pennsylvania unemployment claims surge under coronavirus restrictions

Nearly 650,000 Pennsylvania workers filed initial claims for unemployment benefits since March 15, according to data released Thursday by the state's Department of Labor & Industry. The dramatic figure comes as all non-life-sustaining businesses re.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 26th, 2020

Opinion: Feds must act now to support Washington"s aerospace industry

The rapid spread of COVID-19 is having dramatic effects on the citizens, businesses and institutions of Washington state, particularly in the Puget Sound region. Our members fully agree that the health and safety of their employees, customers an.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 23rd, 2020

Croatia reports first death of person infected with coronavirus

Croatia registered its first death of a person infected with the coronavirus, the state public health institute said on the official government web page for the crisis......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 19th, 2020

California developer planning 65-acre health sciences project in Rio Rancho

Rio Rancho has long been known for its high-tech workforce, particularly those working at computer chip manufacturer Intel. But city officials and an out-of-state developer are hoping to make the City of Vision a hotspot for a different industry. .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 17th, 2020