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Influenza Pandemic (1918)

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  • French sailors still remembered, 73 years after their deaths

    French sailors still remembered, 73 years after their deaths
    At the far back of St. Mary of the Assumption Cemetery in Homeland sits a cluster of little-known headstones for four French sailors who died in the Baltimore Harbor during World War I.
  • Life expectancy low, but growing in city

    Women in large swaths of America are dying younger than they were a generation ago, reversing nearly a century of progress in public health and underscoring the rising toll of smoking and record obesity. Nationwide, life expectancy for American men and...

    Eleanor A. Laun

    Eleanor A. Laun
    Eleanor A. Laun, a combat nurse who served with the Army in North Africa and Europe during World War II, died Jan. 10 of complications from a stroke at the Charlestown retirement community. The longtime Ten Hills resident was 94. Eleanor A. McNelis...

    Mild flu could hit harder in the fall

    Mild flu could hit harder in the fall
    The number of swine flu cases in Mexico is stabilizing. In the U.S., though more people are being diagnosed with the virus, cases have been mostly mild, claiming two lives. And health officials have backed off on closing schools where students are sick....

    He's floored by maid's pillow protocol

    He's floored by maid's pillow protocol
    Question: Recently I stayed at a luxury hotel. My stay was pleasant enough, but one day I was in the room when I heard a knock on the door. It was the hotel maid who had come to clean the room. I told her that I just had to grab my coat, that I was...