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SIH asks state to step in

By Deb Murphy Following an awkward meeting of unanswered questions last Thursday, two members of the Southern Inyo Hospital Board of Directors went into a special ad hoc committee meeting with Kevin Flanigan, chief executive officer for Northern Hospital, County Counsel and Donna McAuley, SIH’s nurse practitioner and, briefly, the new CEO at the struggling […]

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Health officials survey retail stores for tobacco, alcohol and healthy food

Problems with obesity, tobacco and alcohol remain factors in health issues, and the California Department of Public Health decided to take a look at how retailers focus on these products and how their display might impact customer decisions, especially for teenagers. The goal, officials said, is to reduce tobacco and alcohol-related disease. Health officials organized […]

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