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  • AIR QUALITY HEALTH ALERT: Issued by Florida Department Of Health Escambia County

    07/22/14 20:23:55

    From the Florida Department of Health Escambia County: Effective immediately, in response to air quality monitoring, the FDOH-Escambia is issuing a health alert for the area surrounding the Wedgewood Community Center and the Rolling Hill Construction and Demolition Landfill in Escambia County, Florida. Click here


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Hospitals over prescribing antibiotics

Centers for Disease Control says many hospitals are over prescribing antibiotics.
    And the practice is putting patients at risk.
   
The CDC studied hundreds of hospitals and found some prescribed antibiotics at three times the rate of others.
That's making many of the drugs less effective and leaving patients more vulnerable to other types of infections.

The CDC recommends every hospital adopt an antibiotic accountability program to monitor the use of the drugs.

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