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A Baltimore County teacher has been diagnosed with a probable case of pertussis, better known as whooping cough, school and health officials say. The fifth-grade teacher at Harford Hills Elementary School in Carney was sent to the hospital Monday after...
The city of Indianapolis will set up a community resource center for those affected by Saturday night’s house explosion on the south side. Located at Southport Presbyterian Church (7525 McFarland Blvd.), the center will open on Friday, Nov. 16, and...
As children, our parents take us to the doctor every year, like clockwork. As we get older, regular checkups often fall by the wayside. But they shouldn't. For adults, checkups, preventative screenings and vaccinations are vital to living healthy,...
Birth A daughter, Natalie Elizabeth, was born to Crystal Legg and Alex Goldsmith of Petoskey at 7:37 a.m. Sept. 26, 2012, at McLaren Northern Michigan hospital in Petoskey. Natalie weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and was 19 3/4 inches long at birth. She has a...
The Marion County Public Health Department begins flu shot clinics Monday. The vaccine is recommended for anyone who is at least six months or older, and especially for those who might be at higher risk to developing serious complications. Those at...
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Aug 27, 2012 |Story| WDBJ7“For those students who are beginning school for the first time, one of the most important aspects is to help the student understand that school is fun and exciting,” says Chuck Lionberger, APR, Community Relations Specialist for Roanoke...Aug 23, 2012 |Story| WDBJ7WDBJ-TV Anchor/ReporterWhen you think of vaccinations you may think of children but adults need their shots too. "We've had kids hospitalized at Carilion Clinic Children's Hospital this year with pertussis," said Dr. Colleen Kraft, professor of pediatrics at Virginia Tech...Aug 15, 2012 |Story| Baltimore SunPublic health officials are warning adults and adolescents to get booster shots in the wake of an unusually large number of cases of whooping cough this year around the nation and in Maryland. More than 20,000 cases of the respiratory disease were...Aug 16, 2012 |Story| Baltimore SunBack to school can also mean back to germs, breaks, sprains and concussions. While most of us know kids need a good night's sleep and a good breakfast, just what exactly do experts define as "good"? And what other basics should parents put on their...Aug 17, 2012 |Column| Los Angeles TimesI've always liked slow-moving rivers — mirrors to moonlight and literature, our first and best interstates, running over rocks, as Norman Maclean so deftly put it, "from the basement of time." So what am I doing in the San Fernando Valley, a mile...Jul 18, 2012 |Story| LA CanadaOriginal site for Tetanus topic gallery.
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