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The CIA is probably smug and triumphant about its duplicitous vaccination drive in Abbotabad, a mission hatched to catch and kill Osama bin Laden ("A tainted polio program," Jan. 7). As a doctor, I cringe to think of this unscrupulous use of medicine...
Back to school can also mean back to germs, breaks, sprains and concussions. While most of us know kids need a good night's sleep and a good breakfast, just what exactly do experts define as "good"? And what other basics should parents put on their...
The federal government has approved for the first time a drug that can prevent an HIV infection, a significant development for Baltimore where transmission rates for the virus remain high and growing. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved...
Art exhibition and sale The Maryland Art League hosts an exhibit and sale of original paintings and photographs through May 17 at the Howard County Conservancy Gallery, 10520 Old Frederick Road in Woodstock. Gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m....
Sunday, April 29 Classical music The Sundays at Three Chamber Music Series presents Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Associate Concertmaster Madeline Adkins and other orchestra members in a performance of the Schubert Octet and Mozart's String Quartet in C,...
The Spokesman-ReviewMark Garrett is alive, which, among his group of friends from 25 years ago, puts him in the tiny minority. That Garrett is 58 and living with HIV puts him in a growing demographic: People with HIV are aging, as a group. Although younger people still...
Tulsa WorldOne more former patient of Tulsa oral surgeon Dr. W. Scott Harrington has tested positive for hepatitis B, and officials say they're doing what they can to notify anyone else who might have been affected. That brings the total number of patients who...
Gulf Daily News, Manama, BahrainBAHRAIN is on track to achieve most of its key health targets related to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), according to a World Health Organisation (WHO) report. They include reducing child mortality rates, improving maternal health and combating...
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Reuters(Reuters) - The Food and Drug Administration has approved Johnson & Johnson's drug Simponi for patients with moderate to severe ulcerative colitis, an inflammatory disease affecting the colon. Simponi is already approved to treat rheumatoid arthritis....
Desert Dispatch, Barstow, Calif.The San Bernardino County Department of Public Health launched Toddler Immunization Month this month, according to a county news release. TIM is an annual observance which highlights the importance of fully immunizing toddlers ages 1-3 years old against...
Tulsa WorldOne more former patient of Tulsa oral surgeon Dr. W. Scott Harrington has tested positive for hepatitis C, bringing the total number of positive results to 70, and at least one more tested positive for HIV, according to the Tulsa City-County Health...
The nation’s pediatricians have some advice for expectant parents who are considering giving birth to their child at home: Don’t. Home birth is not very common in the United States – fewer than 1% of babies are born outside of a...
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