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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....
Despite dramatic progress in reducing Americans' exposure to lead over the past 25 years, a growing body of research finds that children and adults still face health risks from even very low levels of the toxic metal in their blood. A recent government...
Meeting The Wh'y' Not Toastmasters Club meets at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 9, and June 26 at Glen Mar Church, 4701 New Cut Road. Guests are welcome to attend and learn more about this new club. Information: 410-540-9910 or toastmastersclubs.org....
Come on out for the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life of Western Howard County at Western Regional Park June 8. Opening ceremonies begin at 6:30 p.m. Plan to stay at least through the impressive lighting of the luminaria honoring those who have...
Many people pick quitting smoking as their New Year's resolution. But if quitting smoking was easy, most smokers would have already done it. Tobacco is highly addictive and the process isn't easy, but quitting is possible for those who really are ready...
If you suffer from pain in the legs, sores on the feet or burning sensations in the toes you may have a condition called Peripheral Vascular Disease. The condition affects about 10 million people in the United States. Johns Hopkins doctors will offer...
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We have certainly had a spell of mild weather lately, but because it is, of course, winter, many of the activities available in the Montpelier/South Laurel area are indoors. At the Montpelier Arts Center, several wonderful exhibits are up during the...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND — Dr. Daniel Meng, of the Memorial Advanced Cardiovascular Institute, will present a free lecture on peripheral artery disease from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Pfeil Innovation Center, 420 N. Niles Ave. A heart-friendly meal will also...
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Star TribuneLike many of Hennepin County's poorest residents, Alfred McClary suffers from multiple chronic health problems that require lots of attention to manage. "I've got so many medications here," the 60-year-old Minneapolis resident said recently. He takes as...
The Sanford Herald, N.C.Moore County native Curtis Frye has coached Olympic gold medalists and, throughout his 17-year career leading the University of South Carolina's track and field program, more than 60 NCAA national champions. At age 61, Frye is not slowing down in...
The Times-Tribune, Scranton, Pa.Some days, Elisha Nolan gets stares from fellow patients at ProCare Physical Therapy in Carbondale. Sometimes, those stares turn to full-blown tears. There's no need for that, though, she tells them. "I have to explain to them that I'm all right, it...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The average person with multiple diseased arteries in the heart does slightly better following coronary artery bypass surgery than after having stents inserted, a new study suggests, but the optimal procedure varies by patient....
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