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News

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EllsworJ posted on July 03, 2012 15:08
Idaho mosquito abatement districts are reporting increased mosquito populations throughout the state, prompting public health officials to remind people to take precautions and ‘fight the bite’ against West Nile virus. 

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EllsworJ posted on July 03, 2012 15:06
Thousands of Idahoans will benefit from coordinated health care delivery through a two-year primary care medical home pilot beginning this fall or early winter. The Governor-appointed Medical Home Collaborative, working in conjunction with the Idaho Medicaid’s Medical Home Project, has received support from area doctors, hospitals, community clinics and health insurers. 

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EllsworJ posted on July 02, 2012 11:38
The Idaho Division of Public Health wants to let fishermen and their families know that catfish in the lower Boise River have been found to have levels of mercury that could be dangerous to developing babies, children, and the general public if eaten too often. As a result, a fish advisory has been issued for catfish for the lower Boise River.

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ShanahaT posted on June 29, 2012 02:01
Idaho’s state child welfare system is ranked number one in the nation in the ‘Right for Kids Ranking’ released by the Foundation for Government Accoun...

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EllsworJ posted on June 14, 2012 11:16
Idaho’s special supplemental nutrition program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) will implement new income guidelines effective July 1, 2012, that raise household income eligibility limits to help offset cost-of-living increases. 

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