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  • Fever reducers don't slow children's recovery: study

    Fever reducers don't slow children's recovery: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A review of past research finds that fever-reducing drugs have no effect on the speed of children's recovery from an infection, contrary to the fears of some doctors and parents. Researchers have debated for decades whether...
  • Saul Genendlis, city schools educator

    Saul Genendlis, city schools educator
    Saul Genendlis, an advocate for special education and a retired Baltimore City schools principal and administrator, died of heart disease Sept. 25 at his Hampstead home. He was 84. Known by his students as Mr. G., he was once the city's acting...
  • Wife 'heartbroken' at death blamed on meningitis

    Wife 'heartbroken' at death blamed on meningitis
    Eddie Lovelace's symptoms were subtle at first, almost imperceptible -- a headache now and then, a little dizzinessin the first week of September. A healthy 78-year-old circuit court judge in Albany, Kentucky, Lovelace didn't want to go to the doctor,...
  • 'Glee' recap: Saturday Night Glee-ver

    'Glee' recap: Saturday Night Glee-ver
    Get your bell bottoms and platform shoes ready. We're taking it back to the '70s onĀ "Glee." Any episode that starts with Blaine singing in a bowtie gets my vote! After learning the theme for this year's regionals competition is vintage, Bowtie Blaine...
  • The new old Louisville starts to hum

    The new old Louisville starts to hum
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — First came the art galleries. Then the boutiques. Then the food and drink (craft and farm-to-table, thank you very much). Then the — record store and trendy barbershop? Yes, yes, yes and yes, and that equation, spread across...
  • Breast cancer screening tied to overdiagnosis

    Breast cancer screening tied to overdiagnosis
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new report suggests that when a breast cancer screening program was rolled out in Norway, up to 10 women were diagnosed and treated for cancer unnecessarily for every breast cancer death that was prevented. That's because...
  • Transplant technique opens door to patients forgoing anti-rejection drugs

     Transplant technique opens door to patients forgoing anti-rejection drugs
    Since she was first diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease at age 19, Lindsay Porter, now 47, has had to face the reality that she would someday need a kidney transplant. "It really didn't affect me very much at all until my early 30s, when I developed...
  • U.S. firms to charge smokers, obese more for healthcare

    U.S. firms to charge smokers, obese more for healthcare
    Like a lot of companies, Veridian Credit Union wants its employees to be healthier. In January, the Waterloo, Iowa-company rolled out a wellness program and voluntary screenings. It also gave workers a mandate — quit smoking, curb obesity, or you'...
  • Maryland Board of Physicians gets new leader

    The Maryland Board of Physicians, which has faced scrutiny in recent months because of its backlog of cases and other problems, is getting a new leader, state health officials said Wednesday. Carole J. Catalfo will begin work as the executive director...
  • When knees can't take any more

    When knees can't take any more
    WE count on them to be strong and supportive, flexible and accommodating, willing to go the extra mile even when we load them down more than we should. Our knees. We put them through their paces, so to speak, every day. No wonder that, every now and...
  • The face as frontier

    The face as frontier
    Society may not be quite ready for the day when a dead person's face is recycled for the living — but that day is coming nonetheless. Such an operation would give new life to someone severely disfigured by burns, cancer or an accident, allowing the...