| Jun 30, 2013
| 10:37 AM
SOUTH BEND -- "Mooooo," one heifer called while being groomed.
The occasional snort and hum of shop vacuums also sounded around the cattle barns Saturday morning at the St. Joseph County 4-H Fairgrounds.
According to Anna Williams, a Purdue...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 5:19 AM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — State health officials are keeping a watch out for signs of the swine flu at county and 4H fairs in Indiana after four people became sick with the H3N2v influenza A after visiting the Grant County Agricultural Fair.
| Jun 28, 2013
| 3:21 PM
ST. JOSEPH COUNTY – The St. Joseph County 4-H Fair is taking precautionary measures to reduce the risk of a swine flu outbreak.
This comes after 4 people became sick after going to the Grant County Fair.
So far this year, 9 confirmed cases of...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 7:50 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. doctors are prescribing enough antibiotics to give them to 4 out of 5 Americans every year, an alarming pace that suggests they are being overused, a new government study finds.
Overuse is one reason antibiotics are losing...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 2:35 PM
More than 1,700 volunteers participate in the Medical Reserve Corps in Hampton Roads, divided among eight units. The Corps, which has more than 12,500 volunteers statewide, supports public health in the community, working in conjunction with local offices...
| May 1, 2013
SunFest is back, and the big, waterfront festival is expected to clog downtown West Palm Beach with at least 165,000 people Wednesday through Sunday.
It's called the SunFest Music and Arts Festival for a reason: The event's 31st year brings plenty of...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 4:24 PM
When the Allentown Fair opens Aug. 28, it will be like the song in the movie “All That Jazz.” Everything old is new again. Allentown Fair's made-over mascott, Moodonna One of the fair’s biggest attractions will be The Civil War......
| Jan 15, 2013
| 4:28 PM
An episode of CBS's “The Doctors,” focusing on the flu outbreak will feature Lehigh Valley Health Network physicians, staff and patients when it airs at 3 p.m. Wednesday. Dr. Jim Sears, co-host of the Emmy award-winning show, visited Lehigh...
| Mar 18, 2012
Tinderbox: How the West Sparked the AIDS Epidemic and the How the World Can Finally Overcome It
By Craig Timberg and Daniel Halperin
Penguin Press, 421 pp., $29.95
Few diseases have been the subject of more books than the HIV/AIDS pandemic, with such...
| Mar 20, 2012
Tuesday evening, a man stood in front of a coffee shop crowd in the Faubourg Marigny while holding a small stack of papers, each containing line after line of blacked-out words.
The man was Jacques Morial, the brother and son of two of the city's...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 10:32 AM
Dr. Jennifer Ashton is a Board-Certified Ob-Gyn, who specializes in Adolescent Gynecology. Born in California and raised in Tenafly, New Jersey, she hails from a family of 6 other physicians and one nurse. She attended the Horace Mann School and then...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 1:05 AM
If I recall, my high school class graduation motto was Today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday. Since turning the tassel that day, I've strived to change the word worried to planned. That can apply to a week, month or year as well. I've...