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  • Number of people injured in Texas explosion still unclear

    DALLAS One year later, the number of people hurt by the West, Texas, explosion remains a mystery because a government survey of the injured has failed to account for scores of casualties. Fifteen people, including a dozen first responders, died last...
  • Boynton to discuss creating a mental health committee

    Boynton to discuss creating a mental health committee
    Boynton Beach wants to do something to help residents with mental health issues. On Wednesday, the City Commission will discuss creating a mental health citizen's committee to make sure those who are suffering get the appropriate help. Mayor Jerry...
  • Baby Fair will be held this month for Lake County residents

    New parents are going to have an opportunity to learn about child safety, early learning initiatives, positive parenting concepts and healthy lifestyles at the upcoming Baby Fairs. The 25th Annual Baby Fair will be held over two separate days, and...
  • AIDS activists petition to put L.A. health commission on Nov. 4 ballot

    AIDS activists petition to put L.A. health commission on Nov. 4 ballot
    This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details. After dropping a campaign to create a city of Los Angeles health department separate from the county's, AIDS healthcare advocates instead petitioned election officials Monday to let...
  • Winter Park recognized by Orange County as a Weight Champion

    The Florida Department of Health in Orange County is recognizing the cities of Winter Park and Orlando as Healthy Weight Community Champions. The two cities have implemented “best practices” to promote wellness, physical activity, and...
  • Health department taking holistic approach to health

    Health department taking holistic approach to health
    A Lake County Health Department clinic, combining behavioral health and primary care services under one roof, is opening at a newly-renovated Libertyville site, more than doubling the space of one vacated in Round Lake Park. Officials say access for...
  • Worn down by health problems, woman discovers art of living

    MILWAUKEE For the second time in her life, Tessa Koller sat in a hospital examination room listening to a doctor deliver bad news. A defect in her coronary artery required surgery. She was 25. Tessa heard the doctor say something about "sudden death in...
  • Robert Davidson Was A Vocal Advocate For People With Mental Illness

    Robert Davidson Was A Vocal Advocate For People With Mental Illness
    Bob Davidson's goal in life was to reduce the stigma suffered by people with mental illness, and help them get the support they needed — preferably in a community setting with housing, peer support and counseling. He spoke frequently at the...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Family Fun Night In Wethersfield

    Wethersfield Early Childhood Collaborative To Celebrate Week Of The Young Child With A Family Fun Night In celebration of Week of the Young Child, sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), the Wethersfield Early...
  • Florida Hospital plans to move rehab services

    Florida Hospital plans to move rehab services
    Florida Hospital has announced plans to close its Winter Park cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation center May 1 and will move those services to the hospital's downtown Orlando campus. A hospital spokesman said the move is being made as the company...
  • Forty years on, bullying takes its toll on health and wealth

    LONDON (Reuters) - The negative social, physical and mental health effects of childhood bullying are still evident nearly 40 years later, according to research by British psychiatrists. In the first study of its kind to look at the effects of childhood...