Archive for June, 2010

Featured Condtion/Disease: RWI

We are featuring a childhood/infant disease or condition informational post every other Friday.  Today’s topic is Recreational Water Illness (RWI).

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Oil Spill Off the Coast of Florida

Most of us are familiar with the oil spill off the coast of Louisiana.  There’s now a web site to track the spill’s dimensions.   Developed by NOAA with the EPA, U.S. Coast Guard, and the Department of Interior, the site, http://www.geoplatform.gov/gulfresponse/,  offers you a “one-stop shop” for spill response information.  The site integrates the latest data the federal responders have about the oil spill’s trajectory with fishery area closures, wildlife data and place-based Gulf Coast resources — such as pinpointed locations of oiled shoreline and current positions of deployed research ships — into one customizable interactive map.

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Featured Condtion/Disease: Down Syndrome

We are featuring a childhood/infant disease or condition informational post every other Friday.  Today’s topic is Down Syndrome.

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