| May 16, 2013
| 2:07 PM
Attention swimmers: More than half of the public pools tested in a new study contained bacterial evidence that someone may have pooped in the pool.
Investigators from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention worked with state and local public...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 9:20 AM
The Precocious Tots of Finland: A University of Kansas professor and two co-authors, in research in a forthcoming issue of the Journal of Finance, found that children age 10 and under substantially outperformed their parents in earnings from stock trading...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 5:43 PM
The Anchorage School District is trying to identify a virus similar to norovirus that’s affected dozens of students, although health officials remain unsure whether it’s the direct cause of symptoms including nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea....
| Apr 10, 2013
| 2:52 PM
Norovirus has been identified as the cause of a violent illness among hundreds of Anchorage School District students, according to the state Department of Health and Social Services.
ASD’s director of nursing and health services, Nancy Edtl, says...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 7:26 AM
NORTH MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — A suspected norovirus outbreak has prompted officials in a West Michigan school district to cancel classes for the rest of the week.
The Muskegon Chronicle and WGHN-AM report North Muskegon Public Schools are shut down...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 4:32 PM
If you're feeling sick, it may not be the flu. It could be the "vomiting virus" -- a strain of norovirus that originated in Sydney, Australia and struck New Zealand and France before sweeping the U.S....
| Feb 1, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Michael Moynihan at the Daily Beast: What follows are a list of words routinely employed by journalists that must..be committed to the “memory hole.” Exclusive ... Breaking ...A better word, with less urgency—so of absolutely zero...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 9:23 AM
An Oak Park middle school was bracing Tuesday to see if a highly contagious virus that has sickened more than 100 students had run its course....
| Oct 16, 2012
| 7:03 AM
OAK PARK, Calif. (KTLA) -- Dozens of students and staff at Medea Creek Middle School in Oak Park have been sickened by a highly contagious virus.
The Ventura County Health Department says that norovirus is to blame. It can cause stomach pain, nausea,...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 5:15 PM
Washing your hands after using the bathroom — not to mention after touching any number of public surfaces, from doorknobs to subway handrails to oh-so-disgusting toilet flush levers — is a basic rule of hygiene. Yet we don't always do it...
| May 8, 2012
| 4:37 PM
The Department of Health and Hospitals quickly closed oyster harvesting area 23 (see graphic at left) Tuesday and also ordered a recall of oysters harvested from that area since April 6.
Fourteen people have reported getting sick with the norovirus after...
| May 24, 2012
| 5:32 AM
PETOSKEY — Lab tests confirm that it was the norovirus that forced Concord Academy Petoskey to cancel classes on Friday.
Concord Petoskey executive director David Hill told the News-Review that 60 students were out sick, or left early last...