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  • Acid reflux drugs don't help asthma in children

    Acid reflux drugs don't help asthma in children
    A new study has found that acid reflux medicine used to treat asthma in children isn't effective. Physicians often prescribe the acid reflux drug lansoprazole in addition to standard inhaled steroid drugs to children who have asthma. The number of...
  • The power of light

    The power of light
    It doesn’t look like much -- Janet Althen places what looks like a small flashlight with an inverted colored bulb on certain points of the body, holding it there for about 30 seconds -- but for Althen’s patients, as well as a growing number of...
  • Back to business

    At the paragraph factory tonight we will be covering the outcome of the Iowa caucuses. Never mind that the winner of these caucuses does not necessarily do well in subsequent contests, or that no actual delegates to the Republican National Convention...
  • Ex-aquarium worker sought after dead pets found in home

    Ex-aquarium worker sought after dead pets found in home
    A woman being sought by police for questioning in the deaths of 40 animals found at a Columbia townhouse Monday was a former employee of the National Aquarium in Baltimore. A letter addressed from Howard County police to Beth Lindenau was left at the...
  • Seeing more than just blurred vision in your eye exam

    Seeing more than just blurred vision in your eye exam
    When people come to the Reisterstown office of Drs. Eickhoff & Rowe for eye exams, the optometrists do more than simply ask which line of letters they can read on the eye chart. Like other eye doctors, James Eickhoff starts with a "complete case history,...
  • Garden Q&A: Take steps to prevent fungus in fruit trees

    Garden Q&A: Take steps to prevent fungus in fruit trees
    Our cherry tree was oozing sap all over and had dark dead patches on the trunk and branches. The tree service said it had a fungal root rot and we had to cut it down. Can we plant another fruit tree or a vegetable garden when that fungus is in the soil?...
  • Know the warning signs of heart attack and stroke

    February is American Heart Month. I couldn't let this month go by without researching and writing about heart disease. The warning signs of heart attack and stroke always bear repeating. The first paragraph of the Presidential Proclamation for American...
  • Training can help nervous cat tolerate vet visits

    ORLANDO, FLA. -- These reader questions were answered at the North American Veterinary Conference here Jan.14-18. Q: Our cat, who's at least 12 years old, has always been traumatized during her yearly veterinary exams. On her most recent visit, the vet...
  • Bring teen depression prevention program to your school

     
    Major depression is the leading undiagnosed illness among teenagers. Most don't seek help but that can change. The Easton-based Weller Health Education Center is pairing with Capital BlueCross to offer the Adolescent Depression Awareness Program to area...
  • Economic progress not yet strong enough to ease anxiety

     
    Next week we'll publish our annual Central Florida Business forecast, but I can tell you now that we're not predicting that the economy will wake up and suddenly realize that it needs to move out of its parents' basement and get its life in order....
  • Woman jailed in Lake County dies following hunger strike

     
    Lake County officials are trying to find relatives of a woman who died this week following a hunger strike begun at the county jail last …...
  • Jail official: Woman on hunger strike monitored closely before her death

     
    A woman who died following a hunger strike in the Lake County Jail had been monitored in a medical unit for more than a week …...