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Vaccines

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  • Harford rabies vaccination clinics April 29 and May 6

    The Harford County Health Department has announced the schedule for its annual sponsorship of rabies vaccination clinics for dogs, cats and ferrets that are 3 months old or older. Dates for this year's clinics are Sunday, April 29, and Sunday, May 6, 2-4...
  • Harford residents urged to get their flu shots

    Harford County Executive David R. Craig got his flue shot, and he's urging all Harford residents to get one as well. His vaccination was administered by the Harford County Health Department in Bel Air. "Flu season is upon us and I join with the Harford...
  • New Target in Canton will include a Target Clinic

    New Target in Canton will include a Target Clinic
    The Target opening in October in Canton will offer clinic services to shoppers, store officials announced. The Target Clinic inside the new store at Canton Crossing, one of the city’s largest new retail developments, will offer more than 60...
  • Marylander who died of rabies contracted disease from kidney transplant

    Marylander who died of rabies contracted disease from kidney transplant
    The first Marylander to succumb to rabies since 1976 developed the virus through a kidney transplant that took place more than a year before the Army veteran died of the disease in February, national health and defense officials said Friday. Tests...
  • Why flu shots won't give you the flu

    Why flu shots won't give you the flu
    It inevitably happens to people every flu season - they obediently get a flu shot only to catch the virus anyway. But don't blame the flu shot. Despite what many people believe, the flu shot doesn't cause the flu. The influenza viruses in the shot...
  • CIA's outrageous fake vaccination plot

    The CIA is probably smug and triumphant about its duplicitous vaccination drive in Abbotabad, a mission hatched to catch and kill Osama bin Laden ("A tainted polio program," Jan. 7). As a doctor, I cringe to think of this unscrupulous use of medicine...
  • Flu declared epidemic by CDC

    Flu declared epidemic by CDC
    Federal health officials declared this season's flu outbreak an epidemic Friday as Maryland hospitals and clinics continued to treat unusually high numbers of patients for the virus and manufacturers reported low supplies of the vaccine to treat the...
  • Sequestration will hit health care in Maryland

    Sequestration will hit health care in Maryland
    The chief financial officer at Anne Arundel Medical Center is watching the fight over federal spending closely. If the federal government goes through with sequestration cuts beginning today, Maryland stands to lose millions of dollars in health-...
  • Md. regent said to have used controversial therapy for autism

    Md. regent said to have used controversial therapy for autism
    Two years after a Maryland doctor lost his medical license for using a controversial treatment for autistic patients, the state Board of Physicians has suspended his business partner for allegedly writing the same dangerous prescription for several...
  • To fight the flu, Upper Chesapeake Health to limit visitations

    Upper Chesapeake Health, owner of Harford County's two hospitals, is offering a flu vaccination clinic Saturday and restricting its visitation policy in order to protect its patients and to help control the spread of the flu this season. Effective Jan....
  • UM researchers study how flu is spread

    UM researchers study how flu is spread
    Every flu season, doctors instruct their patients in the basics of respiratory etiquette: To limit spread of the disease, wash your hands, cover your mouth when you cough and practice good hygiene. The practices are based on the belief that the flu and...
  • Trap-neuter-release works to control feral cats

    Trap-neuter-release works to control feral cats
    Op-ed writer George Fenwick's assertion that trap, neuter and release programs (TNR) lead to an increase in the number of uninoculated species is unfounded. He obviously does not understand how TNR works. TNR is a program that allows a cat caretaker...