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SOUTH BEND – A case of meningococcal disease has been reported at South Bend Riley High School. The school corporation on Tuesday sent home a letter to parents and students saying the following: May 7, 2013 Dear Parents and Students, The...
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Health officials say state and local agencies must foot the bill of treating a northeastern Indiana student diagnosed with a drug-resistant tuberculosis strain. The Journal Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/AhjGvD ) it will...
FREMONT, Calif. (AP) — Federal officials have issued a warning to a California man who has been donating cups of his sperm to women who want kids. Trent Arsenault tells the San Francisco Chronicle (http://bit.ly/vLhXIA) he's been donating sperm...
CALI, Colombia — Ask Ana Julia Torres how many children she has, and she'll say 652: two human offspring plus the hundreds of tigers, lions, mules, snakes, monkeys and other species residing at her refuge north of here. The creatures have...
The volunteer corps at Peninsula Medical Reserve Corps has grown by 20 in the last few months. There are now 15 teams and 5 volunteer liaisons to aid in team development, preparedness, public health outreach and more. The Medical Reserve Corps...
An attorney for the porn actor "Mr. Marcus," who hid the fact he tested positive for syphilis, said his client pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor charge of exposing another to a communicable disease to get out of jail. Los Angeles County Superior Court...
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County and municipal health departments offer tips to prevent contracting tick- and mosquito-related diseases. Some also offer hotlines to report suspected cases. Some resources include: •Illinois Department of Public Health: http://www.idph.state....
L.A. NOWCiting an immediate public health threat, the city of Los Angeles will ask the U.S. Supreme Court Thursday to overturn a lower court ruling preventing the random seizure and destruction of belongings that homeless people leave temporarily unattended on...
L.A. NOWLos Angeles police issued a warning over the weekend to officers who patrol the Skid Row area warning them to wear protective masks and minimize face-to-face contact with suspects or the public if there is reason to believe that they are infected...
The news that the Central Intelligence Agency had been running a fake vaccination program in Pakistan first surfaced in 2011 and quickly ignited fears that the covert operation could compromise the global campaign to eradicate polio. Late last month, a...
L.A. NOWA 34-year-old man died in Switzerland over the summer from rabies contracted from a bat in Contra Costa County – the first death from rabies there in nearly 20 years, officials announced Friday....
HealthIf your kids aren't caught up on school vaccinations, it's time to make that appointment. Pennsylvania adopted new vaccination regulations last year. Don't be put off by rumors that vaccinations cause autism. Your child will be worse off without the...
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