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Regional Checkup: We’re Not Well

December 5, 2012

The numbers are in, and they’re not encouraging. The Partnership for a Healthy Community held court at Sacred Heart Hospital today in Pensacola to share the findings of its 2012 health assessment for Escambia and Santa…

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The Doctor Is In

January 17, 2012

The GuLF STUDY—a federal exploration into possible health impacts following the 2010 oil spill—is heading south for another tour. “Just Florida this time,” said Dr. Dale Sandler, as she prepared for her trip. Sandler, chief of…

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New Census Report Shows America More Impoverished

September 16, 2010

Today the U.S. Department of Commerce released a report on Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States for 2009. Its findings showed: •           The median household income in 2009 was not statistically different…

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Sen. Gaetz gives Disaster Update

June 22, 2010

For Immediate Release June 22, 2010 4:30 p.m. CST Latest Oil Spill Developments Dear Neighbor, As dime to five inch-sized tar balls and tar “patties” continue to slowly inundate the Northwest Florida coastline, officials with the…

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Doing nothing is better than dispersants

May 14, 2010

According to Deepwater Horizon Incident Joint Information Center, “the Department of Defense’s Modular Aerial Spray System (MASS) aircraft flew multiple missions—dispensing the same dispersant chemicals being used by BP and federal responders. These systems are capable…

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Don’t touch oil, tarballs

May 9, 2010

The St. Pete Times warns of the BP oil spill’s toxicity. This s$%# can kill you. I have interviewed workers that were part of the Exxon Valdez cleanup. Twenty years later, they are still battling health…

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No more BP coeds at community meetings

May 7, 2010

It’s time to stop the “sorority teas” at the community meetings on the BP oil spill. If BP can’t have a knowledgeable person (male or female) who can answer technical, financial and legal questions, then don’t…