OVERNIGHT HEALTH: House to Vote on DC Abortion Bill

OVERNIGHT HEALTH: House to vote on DC abortion bill

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"Republicans have abandoned their own principles by attempting to impose this bill on the District, whose abortion laws are like those of a number of states," said D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes … Sebelius will visit the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid …
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DC Superior Court's top judge, Satterfield, seeks second term

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Recently, Satterfield also oversaw the redesign of a mental health court for juveniles and the expansion of the community court program in which judges link residents to mental health, job and drug treatment programs. And he was the first chief judge …
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States encouraging drug users to report overdoses

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WASHINGTON — The morning after Salvatore Marchese left his mother's house for a session of outpatient treatment for his heroin addiction, he was found slumped behind the wheel of her car, dead of an overdose. He apparently hadn't been alone …
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Target for potent first-strike influenza drugs identified

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2, 2012 — St. Jude Children's Research Hospital study shows how compounds blocking an enzyme universal to all influenza viruses may allow development of new antiviral drugs that also avoid the problem of drug resistance. MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 2, 2012 …
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Spirit Horse Therapeutic Riding Center 2 – SpiritHorse Therapeutic provides free therapeutic horseback riding services to over 450 children and adults from ten counties in the Greater Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex each week at our facilities in Corinth, just north of Dallas, Texas. We currently serve more children than any center in the world. We are unique in that SpiritHorse is the only large center in America that provides all private therapeutic horseback riding services free of charge in our six programs: Disabilities, Children who are Victims of Abuse/Violence, At-Risk-Youth, Battered Women, and Youth After-Drug Rehab. Our mission is, “To Assist Each Child with Special Needs in Reaching Their Full Potential through Interaction with Horses”. We also have as a mission: “A kind, rewarding home for older show horses and ponies, loving care, and proper burial on our ranch when they pass on.” More than 700 centers in the United States provide recreational therapy, typically in group lessons. A much smaller number provide hippotherapy which is provided by occupational or physical therapists using the horse as a modality. A small number provide equine facilitated mental health, using the horse to foster relationship building and problem solving. SpiritHorse provides what it terms equine-assisted healthcare, which is has a different goal than that of recreational therapy. It includes, for example, eleven specific methods provided in a one-on-one setting for intervening with its 165 children who have been diagnosed with


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