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When Daniel Brautigam tried to tell therapists how he felt having urine thrown in his face at Guantanamo Bay, he experienced the same frustration as thousands of other returning veterans who have sought counseling. "They had no idea how to respond to...
Glendale’s Fresh Air Ordinance (via the Neighborhood Services Division of the Community Planning Department) is a thoughtful attempt to protect nonsmokers from the toxic effects of residual cigarette smoke in “common areas” of the city...
Tags: Health, Cancer, Diseases and Illnesses
Antidepressants, now the third-most commonly prescribed class of drugs in the United States, are routinely offered to patients with vague complaints of fatigue, pain and malaise but who are not classified as suffering from a mental disorder by the...
Alice Domar is a modern-day mom, so she knows the drill: "When you're at work you feel guilty that you're not at home, and if you go home at 5 or 6 p.m. to pick up the kids from day care, you feel guilty you're not at work — or you do what I do:...
The state has assembled a work group of top health professionals to come up with ways to reduce health disparities among racial and ethnic groups, Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown announced Thursday. The seven-member panel, to be headed by Dr. E. Albert Reece,...
Every year, some 750,000 Americans develop sepsis, an extreme immune system response to infection. It kills a quarter to half of them, more than the combined number of people who die of prostate and breast cancer and AIDS, according to the National...
It was the day that Brianna Manns, mother of conjoined twins Kameron and Kaydon Hayes, had long dreaded. The sons she had sought to keep alive for more than 16 months were dying. The infants were fighting an infection. Their shared heart was beating...
One in 10 Floridians has diabetes, a "disturbing" trend revealed in the nation's fat report last week. Though Florida ranks as the 29th-most-obese state in the country, the Sunshine State is No. 10 for diabetes. It's a distinction that comes with a...
Tags: 2010 Census, Health, Genes and Chromosomes, Obesity, Florida
For years, deaths of disabled children at Illinois nursing homes faced little scrutiny. Regulators weren't always informed, coroners weren't notified — even some family members weren't told whether neglect was involved. But that could soon change...
The Baltimore Fire Department has voluntarily ended its emergency medical services training in the wake of an investigation into cheating at the fire academy in June, according to the state agency that oversees such training. The disclosure came a day...
As promised earlier, here's the list of physicians and other medical professionals sanctioned by the Maryland Board of Physicians in June: JUNE 2011 Michael Adam, P.A., No License Area of Practice: Physician Assistant (Martinez, GA) Application for...
Jul 20, 2011 |Story| Chicago Tribune
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Jul 14, 2011 |Story| Orlando Sentinel
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