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Want to find out about health information unique to your community? Use the new Community Snapshot Report tool on our website. http://goo.gl/Qb7vbY
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Updates on the river spill from the Gold King Mine in Colorado: http://fox13now.com/2015/08/10/plume-from-mine-spill-cant-be-found-in-utah-river/
SALT LAKE CITY -- A plume of toxic sludge from a Colorado gold mine clean-up is believed to be in southeastern Utah, but it cannot be spotted. State regulators have said so far, the massive, mustar...
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The data report for very preterm births in Utah has been updated. You can view the data by year and county. http://goo.gl/K47Hsl
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Our website has been upgraded! Here's what's new:

-Interactive data maps
-Advanced data display graphics
-Improved user interface experience

Here's an example: http://goo.gl/l0P6MB. Check it out and let us know what you think.
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In 2012, the average cost per emergency department visit in #Utah for #asthma was $3,651. See more at our website: http://goo.gl/qMwIrG
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Check out the newest Utah Environmental Public Health Tracking fact sheet! It provides information on air pollution, blood lead levels, and radon. Find it under the "FAQs and Fact Sheets" header! http://goo.gl/bLnNZu
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New page designed to help Utahns identify harmful algal blooms. Identify It! Report It! Learn about it! Keep pets away from it! http://goo.gl/THuWVB 
Environmental Epidemiology. Harmful Algal Blooms. Identify It! Blue-Green Algae Blooms (Toxic) | Green Algae Blooms (Non-Toxic). Keep pets away from it! Report It! Learn About It! Background | What is Blue-Green Algae? | Health Concerns. Identify It! | Top. Blue-Green Algae Blooms (Potentially ...
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Follow the Utah Department of Environmental Quality page to stay on top of the Gold King Mine river spill: 

http://www.deq.utah.gov/Topics/Water/goldkingmine/index.htm
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We have a new topic page with data and information for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in #Utah http://goo.gl/a9re0P  #copd
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) refers to a group of lung diseases that make it difficult to breathe. The most common lung conditions that make up COPD are emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Symptoms include coughing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and wheezing.
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The Utah Department of Environmental Quality has a great blog post about ozone air pollution and how it can harm your health. Read it here: http://dequtah.blogspot.com/2015/07/air-quality-ozone-health-friend-or-foe.html

Ozone air pollution data is available at our website here: http://goo.gl/HE139i
By: Steve Packham Ozone molecule Photo credit: scied.ucar.edu Most folks know that ozone is an important part of the atmosphere. Those of us old enough to remember the panic around the depletion of the ozone layer remember...
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USGS has provided this great resource to look at the presence of pesticides in streams and rivers. Data is available from 1992-2011. Find it here: http://goo.gl/lm7FF2
Pesticides in U.S. Streams and Rivers: Occurrence and Trends during 1992-2011. A featured article in the Environmental Science and Technology journal summarizes the most comprehensive and long-term assessment of pesticides in U.S. streams and rivers. Press Release · Frequently Asked Questions ...
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Did you know that the National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network provides data on pesticide exposures? Follow this link (http://goo.gl/Uv42pG) to access their query. On Step 2, set the "Content Area" to "Pesticide Exposures" and from there you can explore all the data that is available. 
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The mission of tracking is to provide information that can be used to plan, apply, and evaluate actions to prevent and control environmentally related diseases.  Understanding how these and other environmental factors are linked to chronic disease is essential to disease prevention- and to protecting the health of our communities.