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  • Chikungunya on the rise among South Florida travelers

    Chikungunya on the rise among South Florida travelers
    Load up on the bug spray, South Florida. A mosquito-borne virus with a funny name has infected 81 Floridians in the past two months, most of them in Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties. So far, chikungunya (pronounced chicken-GUN-ye) is...
  • State Told To Make Public Southbury Training School Improvements

    A state watchdog agency insisted Wednesday that the operators of Southbury Training School report in public on their attempts to improve medical care at the largest remaining facility for developmentally disabled adults in the wake of the death of...
  • O'Malley defends position on immigrant children and Carroll site

    O'Malley defends position on immigrant children and Carroll site
    Gov. Martin O'Malley came under fire Wednesday for advocating for thousands of children entering the U.S. illegally while simultaneously trying to wave the White House off a potential shelter in Westminster, Md. CNN and others reported that O'Malley...
  • Open House Showcases Benefits, Services Of Plainville-Southington Health District

    SOUTHINGTON — Clean water, Safe foods. No smallpox. Who should residents thank for these benefits? Consider something most folks never notice: the public health system. That was the underlying message Wednesday when the Plainville-Southington...
  • Worse For Your Health: Rolling coal or burning rubber?

     
    Filed under: Etc., Safety, Diesel A cursory Internet search reveals that both kinds of 'smoke' have some pretty scary ingredients. With social, political and ecological concerns all wrapped up into one made-for-the-Internet phenomenon, there's no...
  • Schools get better marks for student dining options

    When it comes to campus dining, the language of food can change as fast as students' majors. A few years ago, few students were familiar with Celiac Disease or gluten-free diets. Those terms, as well as flexitarian, pescetarian, and old standbys vegan and...
  • West Nile virus found in Deerfield

    West Nile virus found in Deerfield
    West Nile virus was found in Deerfield, the first confirmed presence in Lake County this year, according to a Lake County Health Department news release. On July 8, a Deerfield mosquito pool that was sampled tested positive for West Nile virus, the...
  • 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...
  • Data analysis continues to grow in universities and job market

    Do you wonder how businesses know your buying habits or your driving record? They mine for data. Data mining is sifting through large volumes of information that could not otherwise be done manually, explains Bamshad Mobasher, professor in the school of...