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The state Senate approved legislation Friday that would make it a crime to harass or secretly photograph the children of police officers, judges and other public officials because of their occupation. The measure requires those convicted serve 10 days...
A new anti-tobacco campaign is urging smokers to turn to their physicians for help in quitting. The campaign – "Talk With Your Doctor" – also encourages clinicians to ask patients whether they smoke and to offer them assistance giving up...
A skeleton straddles a bicycle, a muscle-bound athlete winds up for a baseball pitch, and another figure stares blank-eyed into the distance. The whole body specimens displayed as part of "Bodies Revealed," an Atlanta-based exhibition of preserved,...
Stroke Center medical director, The Hospital of Central ConnecticutNearly 800,000 Americans suffer a stroke each year, and more than 137,000 people die from a stroke. It is the leading cause of disability in the United States. This unfortunate situation could be improved if people knew more about stroke warning signs and...
Clark County Health DepartmentWe hear people causally speak about osteoporosis; however, it can be a very serious health problem. Bone is living tissue, which is constantly being absorbed and replaced. Osteoporosis occurs when the creation of new bone does not keep up with the...
Authorities in Sacramento allege that a woman slapped a deputy as a way to go to jail and stop smoking. On Friday, Etta Lopez was sentenced to 63 days in jail for battery of a peace officer. She pleaded no contest to the misdemeanor charge and was...
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Rabies prevention The Department of Health offers information on how to prevent the spread of rabies and what to do in the event of exposure. Rabies is most often seen in raccoons, bats, foxes and skunks. Information: 410-222-7168 or visit aahealth.org....
Upcoming Healthy Choices With Diabetes: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., May 11, June 8. Group diabetes management class for people who have diabetes and their caregivers. 503 E. Altamonte Drive, Altamonte Springs. To register call 321-207-0851. Hearing Screening: 10:...
“It’s Earth Week. There should be zero tolerance in Hagerstown and Washington County for littering of cigarette butts; burning cigarette butts in roadways, and cigarette butts in our beautiful parks.” — Hagerstown “In regard...
The academic rigors of second-grade math were proving too difficult for a young Ronald Bonk. The mocking numbers overwhelmed him. Bonk chewed on his pencils, hoping the method would provide prescience. The stress roiled. Eventually the habit evolved,...
Florida voters have given lifelong smokers such as Jack Ferrara new reason to breathe easy. After a number of tries with nicotine patches, acupuncture and hypnosis failed him, the Hollywood retiree finally snuffed out his 58-year cigarette habit —...
firstname.lastname@example.orgAfter throat cancer took his voice box, it took David Briles three years to learn how to speak a complete sentence by burping continuously. The 59-year-old Charleston, W.Va., native never regained much of his ability to laugh again, but was determined...
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