RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Health

A collection of news and information related to Health published by this site and its partners.

Top Health Articles

Displaying items 23-33
  • 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) &#...
  • Stuart F. Oster, environmental health specialist

    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...
  • 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...
  • Howard health department leading phone survey on state of county's wellbeing

    Howard health department leading phone survey on state of county's wellbeing
    The Howard County Health Department is conducting telephone surveys this summer asking residents about their health. The initiative is part of a larger project in collaboration with other organizations to improve community health and wellness. In...
  • Food trucks add new tastes to cuisine scene in Hampton Roads

    Food trucks add new tastes to cuisine scene in Hampton Roads
    It's late Thursday morning, and workers queue up in front of the Karnage Asada food truck parked at The Net Center building in Hampton. From the Latin-Asian inspired menu, they order dishes like Dragon Whip Beef Taco, made with chipotle-braised beef and...
  • 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&...
  • READER SUBMITTED: MIDDLESEX HOSPITAL NAMED "MOST WIRED" HOSPITAL FOR THIRD TIME

    Middlesex Hospital has been recognized for the third time as one of the nation's Most Wired, according to the results of the 2014 Most Wired Survey, released in the July issue of Hospitals & Health Networks magazine. Middlesex Hospital also received the...
  • Sense of smell fades with age

    PHILADELPHIA Food can be one of those unexpected flash points of late life. Grandma may say she's never hungry or that the only things that taste good are salty foods such as French fries. Grandpa may lose control over his sweet tooth, living on...
  • Universities not just teaching knowledge they're creating it

    Universities not just teaching knowledge they're creating it
    From newly identified species to discovering the structure of DNA many significant and groundbreaking discoveries and ideas have come from Chicago universities. Whether it be a traditional classroom or a state-of-the-art laboratory, students in higher...
  • Three more cases of rare human plague found in Colorado

    DENVER (Reuters) - Three more people in Colorado have been diagnosed with the plague after coming in contact with an infected dog whose owner contracted a life-threatening form of the disease, state health officials said on Friday. In all, four people...
  • Options abound for pursuing psychology programs

    Options abound for pursuing psychology programs
    Nancy Tartt has always had a passion for psychology and has devoted her career to social services. She headed to Adler School of Professional Psychology to pursue a master's degree in marriage and family counseling and discovered a new interest in the...