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firstname.lastname@example.orgShirley Fout Miller was a walking medical miracle. She contracted tuberculosis at age 12 from her mother, about seven years after Shirley’s younger sister and only sibling, Joan, died of diphtheria at age 5 in 1931. Shirley was not expected to...
Shirley Hylton Fout Miller, 86, died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, in Hagerstown, Md. She was born at historic "Richfield" in Frederick, Md., on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28, 1925, to Hollis Steaver Fout and Margaret (Maggie) Lou Cox. Her younger sister, Joan,...
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...
Health officials in Berkeley and Morgan counties in the Eastern Panhandle and Hancock County in the state's Northern Panhandle are investigating outbreaks of whooping cough. Berkeley County Health Officer Diana Gaviria told the Berkeley County Council...
Staff WriterDr. Benjamin Lehr remembers a time when El Centro stopped at Adams Avenue and the Imperial Valley convalescent home was at the end of the farmland. That is how long Lehr has practiced medicine in the Valley, for 50 years. On average Lehr said he sees...
An Orlando infant's death from whooping cough last month is underscoring the county health department's push to get children and adults alike vaccinated and keep vaccines up to date. The six-week-old baby boy was too young to have gotten his first...
email@example.comSPRINGFIELD, Mo -- When it comes to getting shots at the doctor, children don't usually look forward to the occasion. But for parents it should be a no brainer. April 20 - 27 is National Infant Immunization Week. It's an annual observance to...
The daily broadcast of medical reports, scientific studies and sociological statistics can cause your ears to ring. Sometimes a report will contradict the findings of another issued just days earlier. More often, compelling snapshots of the American...
"Do you think we're related to Jessica Brown Findlay?" one of my cousins asked the other day. We were standing in the kitchen of our Aunt Gayle's house in Georgia. "We can always hope," I chirped, even though when I look in the mirror I see absolutely...
The number of pertussis cases, otherwise known as whooping cough, are rising nationally, and cases locally in 2013 are up as well. Pertussis can be unknowingly spread to others, especially infants and young children, to whom it may be deadly....
This season's flu shot seemed to do little to protect people over 65 from the worst and most dominant flu strain spreading around, a small government study found. Vaccinated people in that age group had only a 9 percent lower chance of going to the doctor...
The recommended schedule of vaccines for children is safe and has done much to dramatically lower the incidence of devastating illnesses, according to a new national scientific study that was partly led by a Northwestern University professor....
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