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  • ER trips for kids' pain and coughs often end with codeine

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Despite recommendations against the use of codeine in children, a new study found many emergency room doctors still give the potentially dangerous opioid to kids, such as for pain and coughs. While researchers found that...
  • Health department to host rabies vaccination clinics

    Harford County Health Department will sponsor a series of rabies vaccination clinics later this month and early next month for dogs, cats and ferrets that are three months and older. Recognizing the very important public health value of low cost...
  • April 21 Letters: Political donations, Hampton violence, Gov. McAuliffe, mental health support

    Price tag for democracy This country is going down the toilet — and the Supreme Court is flushing it. In decision after decision, five of the members make it clear that they do not believe in "one man, one vote" — rather "one dollar, one...
  • Dr. Irving S. Kolin: Psychiatrist was a pioneer in mental health

    Dr. Irving S. Kolin: Psychiatrist was a pioneer in mental health
    Dr. Irving S. Kolin, a prominent Winter Park psychiatrist who was once credited with saving the life of the singer Eddie Fisher, died Tuesday after a short battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 74. The son of Austrian immigrants who escaped the Nazis by...
  • Funding would advance cancer research: My Word

    Cancer. It's a life-changing word that used to mean it was time to get your affairs in order. That's not the case anymore. Cancer is now a fight that more and more people are winning. But even though we have made great strides in treating and curing...
  • Rail workers' health issues are a growing safety concern

    Visibility was 10 miles and the morning sun had pushed the temperature close to 90 as Danny Joe Hall guided his mile-long Union Pacific freight train east through the grasslands of the Oklahoma Panhandle. Near the farming town of Goodwell, federal...
  • Florida: 49th in mental health — going for 50th?

    Florida ranks 49th when it comes to mental-health funding. It's an embarrassing and odious distinction — one that leaves struggling families adrift. It's also (perhaps ironically) a costly one. Taxpayers still end up paying for mental-health...
  • State Senate panel advances medical marijuana regulations

    SACRAMENTO -- Medical marijuana dispensaries in California would have to get state Public Health Department licenses, and doctors who recommend pot would face new standards for examining patients under legislation supported Monday by a state Senate panel....
  • Howard Co. police chief retiring

    Howard Co. police chief retiring
    Months after being thrust into a national spotlight as the face of Howard County's response to a murder-suicide at The Mall in Columbia, Police Chief William J. McMahon said Thursday that he is retiring in June after 28 years with the department....
  • 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...