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Rochester, Minnesota - With schools back in session, many parents are again on the alert for easily transmissible childhood diseases. Hand, foot and mouth disease is one of them. Pediatric dermatologist with the Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Megha Tollefson, M.D., says it's usually not a big concern. But, in certain circumstances, hospitalization may be required.
Scottsdale, Arizona - Healthy Fruit Recipes via the Mayo Clinic Kitchens:
Scottsdale, Arizona - If you're concerned about your risk of prostate cancer, you may be interested in prostate cancer prevention. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in men. You may have friends or family members who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer, and this may make you wonder about what you can do for prostate cancer prevention.
New York, New York - Australian Prime Minister, the Honorable Tony Abbott, visited the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) in Manhattan for a threat briefing. The prime minister and his senior advisers were also briefed on the success of the task force model, investigative strategies, and cooperation between law enforcement and intelligence agencies.
Tucson, Arizona - U.S. Customs and Border Protection- Tucson Field Office is about to begin a new outreach program that provides young men and women (ages 14-20) with an interest in a career in law enforcement, the chance to experience many of the activities firsthand.
Window Rock, Arizona - Attorney General Eric Holder and U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today announced the settlement of a lawsuit filed by the Navajo Nation regarding the U.S. government’s management of funds and natural resources that it holds in trust for the Navajo Nation. The settlement resolves a long-standing dispute, with some of the claims dating back more than 50 years, and brings to an end protracted litigation that has burdened both the Navajo Nation and the United States.
San Antonio, Texas - Caremark L.L.C., a pharmacy benefit management company (PBM), will pay the United States $6 million to settle allegations that Caremark knowingly failed to reimburse Medicaid for prescription drug costs paid on behalf of Medicaid beneficiaries who also were eligible for drug benefits under Caremark-administered private health plans, the Justice Department announced today. Caremark is operated by CVS Caremark Corporation, one of the largest PBMs and retail pharmacies in the country.
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced a new peanut revenue policy that will be available for eligible peanut producers. The policy, approved by the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) Board of Directors, paves the way for USDA's Risk Management Agency to make it broadly available to producers for the 2015 crop year in all counties where yield-based insurance coverage is currently offered.