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Mumps outbreak reported at Houston ICE detention facility

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 9:00am 2/13/2019 at 9:00am
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The Houston Health Department confirmed seven mumps cases at the city’s U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility.

Officials said that all seven people were adults who were detained during the time they became sick.

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Los Angeles officials plan to rip out City Hall carpets to combat typhus outbreak

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 8, 2019 at 1:00pm 2/8/2019 at 1:00pm
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We have been covering the spread of the flea-borne illness typhus through Pasadena and Los Angeles, which is the result of rat infestations that have followed in the wake of the homeless crisis.

Los Angeles city employees are now acting to combat the rodent problem in City Hall, after one of the...

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Typhus Crisis In Los Angeles Worsens

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 4, 2019 at 9:40pm 2/4/2019 at 9:40pm
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Late last year, I reported that the Los Angeles area was battling a typhus epidemic.

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San Francisco Has More Drug Addicts Than Public High School Students, Health Dept Survey finds

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 3, 2019 at 6:00pm 2/3/2019 at 6:00pm
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The Left Coast of this great nation is often held up as a blueprint for progressive policy successes by its politicians, such as Democratic Party presidential hopeful Kamala Harris.

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Kamala Harris was for eliminating private health insurance, before she was against it, before she was for it again

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 5:00pm 1/30/2019 at 5:00pm

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) came under a lot of heat during her CNN townhall when she said she wanted to eliminate private health insurance.

Despite the backlash she received for her comments, Harris’s press secretary Ian Sams attempted to clarify that she still believes in Medicare-for-All, which would also...

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China Agrees To Label Fentanyl A Controlled Substance

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 3, 2018 at 9:00am 12/3/2018 at 9:00am
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During talks with President Trump on Saturday, China reportedly agreed to label the synthetic opioid fentanyl a controlled substance. The White House is calling this move a “wonderful humanitarian gesture.”

The National Institute on Drug Abuse reported...

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Trump signs bills lifting the ‘gag clauses’ on pharmacists for revealing drug prices

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 2:00pm 10/13/2018 at 2:00pm
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Despite his setback in repealing Obamacare, President Donald Trump is diligently working at ways to roll back healthcare costs for Americans.

The President has just signed new laws to help make cheaper prescription medicine more accessible to millions of Americans.

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Flea-borne Typhus Epidemic Hits Pasadena

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 4:00pm 10/7/2018 at 4:00pm
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Legal Insurrection readers will recall that California, and other areas of the country with a significant homeless population, were hit with an epidemic of Hepatitis A last fall.

This year, Pasadena is reporting an epidemic of flea-borne typhus.

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CA Dem Gov Candidate Gavin Newsom Backs Universal Healthcare for Illegal Immigrants

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 7:00am 8/29/2018 at 7:00am
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Horror: Almost 100 People Overdose in Connecticut Park Near Yale

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 17, 2018 at 7:00am 8/17/2018 at 7:00am
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A nightmarish scene unfolded at New Haven Green this week, a park located near Yale University. Throughout the course of the day on Thursday, emergency officials responded to dozens of cases of drug overdoses. A synthetic form of marijuana is believed to be the cause. The actual number of people afflicted...

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Opioids: The Child Separation Crisis No One is Talking About

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 8:00pm 6/21/2018 at 8:00pm

While Democrats and the media dial their outrage up to ten about the children of illegal immigrants, another crisis is continuing to unfold which affects thousands of American kids. The opioid crisis is still happening, and separates children from their parents – sometimes permanently.

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California May Offer Free Healthcare to Illegal Immigrants

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 25, 2018 at 9:00am 5/25/2018 at 9:00am

California seems determined to do everything it can to spite Trump, even if their decisions ultimately bankrupt the state. They already have an illegal immigration problem. Won’t offering free healthcare to illegals make the situation worse?

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Connecticut, Massachusetts Shelve Assisted Suicide Bills

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 1, 2018 at 5:30pm 4/1/2018 at 5:30pm

Despite heavy lobbying by “right to die” groups, Massachusetts and Connecticut have decided not to pursue assisted suicide legislation.

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

Two of the most liberal states in the country killed off legislation that would have legalized assisted suicide.

Lawmakers in Massachusetts and Connecticut have shelved bills that would have allowed...

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The “nightmare” of this year’s flu season

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 1:30pm 1/20/2018 at 1:30pm
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I noted that this year’s flu season was likely to be harsh, especially in the wake of an ineffective vaccine and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention classifying it as “moderately severe” and anticipating over 50,000 deaths.

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Brace yourselves for a miserable flu season

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 1:30pm 12/3/2017 at 1:30pm
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Public health experts are warning that the upcoming flu season may a rough one in this country, as data from Australia indicate the vaccine selected for this year’s stra...

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Hepatitis A Outbreak Spreads to Kentucky

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 24, 2017 at 6:00pm 11/24/2017 at 6:00pm
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We have been following the outbreak of Hepatitis A as it has spread among the homeless and drug-users of California, into Utah, Michigan and Colorado.

Public health officials are now reporting a significant uptick of cases of the disease in Kentucky. Genetic tests indicate the strain of the virus, which is transmitted...

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Defecting North Korean soldier riddled with giant worms

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 12:30pm 11/18/2017 at 12:30pm
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A few days ago, a North Korean soldier fled across the border to South Korea in s hailstorm of bullets from his comrades.

The soldier was found on the south side of the border village of Panmunjom, about 50 meters south of the Military Demarcation Line, wounded in his shoulder and elbow,...

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