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  • Video, online care replace in-person visits

    Video, online care replace in-person visits
    From a desktop computer at Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News or from a laptop on the third floor of his home, Riverside psychiatrist Anthony Caterine can treat geriatric patients at nine far-flung locations. He can treat patients in...
  • Liberia among African nations trying to contain deadly Ebola virus

    Liberia President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has closed most of the country’s land borders, restricted public gatherings and quarantined communities that have seen Ebola outbreaks to try to contain the world’s worst outbreak of the deadly virus....
  • Sex education needs to start sooner, not later, study finds

    Sex education needs to start sooner, not later, study finds
    To significantly decrease unwanted pregnancies, unsafe abortions, maternal deaths and sexually transmitted diseases globally, we should start talking to boys and girls about their sexual and reproductive health as young as age 10, says a new study out...
  • Stuart F. Oster, environmental health specialist

    Stuart F. Oster, an environmental health specialist who worked for the Howard County Health Department, died June 28 of undetermined causes at his Ellicott City home. He was 55. "We are waiting for the results of the toxicologist's report from the...
  • Part of surge across U.S. border, girl travels from Guatemala to Maryland

    Part of surge across U.S. border, girl travels from Guatemala to Maryland
    Surrounded by strangers in a dusty border town just south of the United States, 17-year-old Hilda Lopez bowed her head to pray — a rare moment of peace in a journey that had allowed little time for reflection. Since leaving Guatemala three weeks...
  • Norfolk youth can get free dental screenings at Norfolk clinic

      Just in time for the new school year, the Norfolk Department of Public Health is currently offering free “Back to School” dental screenings at the Little Creek Dental Clinic, 207 East Little Creek Road, Norfolk, VA 23505.  These free...
  • Rabies alert issued in Seminole County

    Rabies alert issued in Seminole County
    A rabies alert for neighborhoods surrounding the Big Tree Park, in Longwood, has been issued by Seminole County health department. A feral cat tested positive for rabies in a neighborhood near the park last week, health officials said. The cat...
  • U.S. troops in Afghanistan sent waste to open burn pits, report finds

    U.S. troops in Afghanistan sent waste to open burn pits, report finds
    Although the U.S. has spent millions to build incinerators in Afghanistan to avoid exposing anyone to toxic smoke from open burning, American troops sent waste to an Afghan-operated open pit for five months last year, according to an inspector general&...
  • Department will offer free immunizations in August

    The Florida Department of Health in Lake County will offer free required immunizations for students in August. All children attending public or private school must have proof of immunizations — a Florida Certificate of Immunization (Form 680) &#...
  • Main Street Chess Board Draws Complaints In Middletown

    Main Street Chess Board Draws Complaints In Middletown
    MIDDLETOWN — A chess board set up outside the North End Action Team office on Main Street has prompted complaints about garbage and loitering, officials said. Two chairs and a table with a chess board printed on its top have been set up for a...
  • Vital training needed on mental illnesses

    In response to the June 30 story, "FIU to train nurses in veteran-related care": As a master's level social work student who has worked with nurses, I am happy to see that nurses will be receiving this type of training. It is extremely important that...