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Schools in Chambersburg, Pa., and Middletown, Md., are among 78 schools nationwide that have been designated Green Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Department of Education. Area schools honored were Thaddeus Stevens Elementary School in Chambersburg and Lucy...
One-hundred percent proficiency no laughing matter To the editor: This letter is not about Tim Rowland saying, "Schools are chasing results that are flatly unobtainable." Nor is it about the editorial pronouncing some children "incapable of...
Bobbi Vidas has been named the Washington County Health Department's Employee of the Quarter for the second quarter of 2011. Vidas has been employed at the health department since 2004, initially working with the Maryland Children's Health program...
Regarding the May 19 letter "Be An Advocate For Your Life": Parents need to advocate for their daughters as well. Health care providers do not routinely inform both parents of minors and patients that oral contraceptives are classifed as Group I...
By the end of high school, 12% of teens say they have taken a stimulant medication for reasons other than to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). But parents, including many of those whose kids are taking ADHD drugs in a bid to boost...
Grant applications from families that need funds for children's health services are being sought by the UnitedHealthcare Children's Foundation. Families that need to pay for services or equipment that is not completely covered by a health insurance...
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Back in 1981, the city of Charlevoix received a notice from the Michigan Department of Public Health: its municipal well system was contaminated. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the well system was connected to a wedge of contaminated...
Kim Strong was 41 and seemed like the picture of health. She had a muscular and athletic build, low blood pressure, low cholesterol and a healthy diet. In her first four decades of life, she'd never had any serious medical issues. Then, one day last...
In her dark-horse campaign to become Florida's next governor, former state Sen. Nan Rich likes to recall the stories of Democratic political legends Reubin Askew, Lawton Chiles and Bob Graham. Each was a little-known state senator when he launched his...
In the face of troubling childhood obesity rates and what it sees as low milk consumption rates, the dairy industry says it has a solution: Offer kids flavored milk that uses low-calorie artificial sweeteners. The only problem, industry...
Memo to the skeptics: Orlando appears to be supporting three children's hospitals just fine, thank you very much. Ask Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas. Or Ashley Greene of "Twilight" fame. Jameer Nelson or Johnny Damon could tell you. Shaq even made a...
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