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It's nearly spring, temperatures in the 70s, yet the flu waited until now to ramp up in Maryland, killing three members of a Calvert County family. Usually, flu season strikes earlier. By this time last year, the flu had been widespread and had already...
Free cookbook The Learn to Live program of the Department of Health has a new healthful eating kit that features a free cookbook and tips that will help you select foods high in fiber and low in fat and sodium. Recipes are also quick, easy and...
Maryland hospitals have become more aggressive in recent years about vaccinating workers for the flu, but public health officials are pushing for even stricter programs to halt the spread of a virus that kills thousands each year. As manufacturers have...
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that flu cases have begun to creep up in February, making it one of the latest starts to the influenza season in almost three decades. There are a few flu strains circulating, including H1N1, but...
Harford County is fairly healthy, though more than 60 percent of its adults and children are classified as either overweight or obese, a rate that has tripled since 1996, according to the health department. Harford also ranks worse than the rest of the...
Share your good news and events with the community. Contact Laurel Leader editorial assistant Pat Farmer, firstname.lastname@example.org, or phone and fax 410-332-6653. First Friday variety dance — Fri., Nov. 4, 7:30-10:30 p.m., Laurel-Beltsville Senior...
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Data released showed that most Harford County Public High Schools scored high in reading and math in the Maryland High School Assessment. That data also placed three high schools – Aberdeen, Joppatowne and the Center for Educational Opportunity...
Tobacco sales compliance The health department's Learn to Live program offers to retailers a tobacco sales compliance kit. The kit includes a training guide that explains Maryland's tobacco laws. It's illegal to sell tobacco products to anyone under the...
The Charleston Gazette, W.Va.CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Despite the financial problems the Putnam County Health Department is facing, clinical services are still being offered, said the department's medical director. Last Thursday, Dr. Rahul Gupta, executive director of the Kanawha...
The Charleston Gazette, W.Va.CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- In the wake of the Putnam County Health Department's financial woes, Kanawha health officials say many Putnam County residents are visiting the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department for clinical services. It's not clear if the Putnam...
The number of flu-related deaths in South Dakota this past season has been the highest since 2004. There were 38 influenza-related deaths in the 2012-13 flu season as of April 27, the latest report, said state Epidemiologist Lon Kightlinger. In 2004,...
Tuesday, May 7 I truly hope you were able to catch "Susan's Story," either last night at 6 or today on WDBJ 7 Mornin'. Susan Bahorich bravely shared her personal struggle with ovarian cancer. I am so proud of her for being open and honest with what she is...
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