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The West Virginia Department of Education is reminding parents that students entering seventh and 12th grades this fall will need to visit a doctor or health clinic before school begins to update their immunizations. State law and West Virginia Board...
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Washington County Health Department Carla Freeman has been named Washington County Health Department's Employee of the Quarter for the first quarter of 2011. Freeman has been employed by the health department since 2008, where she works as a community...
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...
South Bend Tribune ReportSOUTH BEND -- On Tuesday, parents of Riley High School students were informed of a case of meningococcal disease at the school. The disease generally affects people by causing meningitis or a bloodstream infection, the letter says. The person with the...
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...
The Daily News of NewburyportNEWBURYPORT, Mass. (AP) — Eileen Stepanian is a whiz at teaching online nursing classes for St. Joseph's College in Maine, and has spent countless hours working toward her doctorate degree. Of course, she has to fit those in around her job as...
The push for routine screening for HIV infections is gathering heft. Last week, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force -- which advises the U.S. government and doctors on preventive medicine -- proposed that everyone ages 15 to 64 be offered an HIV...
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...
WASHINGTON -- Shortly before 123 million voters picked a president, 38 Louisiana monks moved the judiciary toward a decision that could change American governance more than most presidents do. The monks' cypress caskets could catalyze a rebirth of...
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