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While trying to blame Republicans, the White House predicts big losses of money and jobs in Florida because of budget cuts that will squeeze schools, work-study programs, Head Start, environmental protection, law enforcement and defense. The automatic...
Tags: Hepatitis B , Jacksonville (Duval, Florida), HIV, U.S. Congress, Flu
South Dakota is being hit hard by the flu this season, with cases, hospitalizations and deaths about double least season’s totals. There have been nearly 950 confirmed cases of influenza in South Dakota this season, more than 330 hospitalizations...
Tribune Media ServicesA recent headline in the Wall Street Journal noted, "More doctors dismissing patients who refuse vaccines for their children." This story was especially interesting to me, as I now only accept new patients who plan to vaccinate their children. This was...
The pessimist might be tempted to look at mankind's most turbulent history since history began and be discouraged about the future. Many evils have been perpetrated by humans, including wars, genocide and massacres. Despite the sometimes tragic nature...
Tags: Diarrhea, Brucellosis, Smallpox , Flu, Diseases and Illnesses
The Fitness Center - Orlando SentinelThe Healthy Monday Campaign has designated Monday as the day to start and sustain healthy habits. Why Mondays? It’s the January of the week, the perfect time for a fresh start. By setting a day (Monday) every week for people to think about and focus...
California could lose 64,000 defense jobs if looming federal budget cuts start to take effect this week, the White House warned. The administration released a state-by-state breakdown of how $85 billion in spending reductions will play out if...
Tags: Abusive Behavior, HIV, U.S. Congress, Politics, Government Debt
Military and education would take big hits in Indiana from automatic cuts to the federal budget set to take effect this week, according to a report the White House issued Sunday. The White House compiled the numbers from federal agencies and its own...
Tags: Tetanus, HIV, U.S. Congress, Substance Abuse, Flu
A dozen or more cases of mumps have been reported among Loyola University Maryland students over the past month, prompting officials to alert the campus community to signs of the rare virus that has spread rapidly across college campuses in recent...
It was heralded as one of the greatest economic boons in Florida history, akin to the creation of Walt Disney World, the Kennedy Space Center, the air conditioner. But nearly a decade later, this much is clear. The ambitious plan for a world-class...
A Marylander has died of rabies for the first time since 1976, state health officials said Tuesday. It is not yet known how the person contracted the virus, which is found in animals across the state. Officials are exploring how and where the person...
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...
Op-ed writer George Fenwick's assertion that trap, neuter and release programs (TNR) lead to an increase in the number of uninoculated species is unfounded. He obviously does not understand how TNR works. TNR is a program that allows a cat caretaker...
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