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  • Flu shots now readily available on Peninsula

    Flu shots now readily available on Peninsula
    Production problems that delayed delivery of the seasonal flu vaccine to a number of providers have been resolved, according to Craig Parrish, director of pharmacy services for the Virginia Department of Health. "The situation we're dealing with now...
  • Crisis communications and Ebola: Advice for businesses

     Crisis communications and Ebola: Advice for businesses
    In the United States, there is no reason to panic over Ebola. For large corporations, though, it seems there is enough reason to plan for it, just in case. That's what I deduced when Chicago public relations consultant (and, for transparency: friend...
  • Mental Health Center redevelopment a 'legacy project'

    Mental Health Center redevelopment a 'legacy project'
    A review of the former Mental Health Center's potential redevelopment called it a potential "legacy project" that could positively impact the entire community, Tinley Park officials said Tuesday. Tinley Park's mayor and trustees watched a presentation...
  • Amanda Bynes rails against parents, mentions diagnosis and medication

    Amanda Bynes rails against parents, mentions diagnosis and medication
    Amanda Bynes was back online in the wee hours Tuesday and into the morning, telling the world about her parental and conservatorship woes and perhaps revealing a mental-health diagnosis. Perhaps. "I need to get an apartment and my parents won't give...
  • Wasim Maziak: Regular smokes might be worse, but e-cigs no panacea

    Wasim Maziak: Regular smokes might be worse, but e-cigs no panacea
    For many public-health professionals, e-cigarettes were the long-awaited solution to the tobacco epidemic. Finally, we have a product that looks like cigarettes, works like cigarettes and is popular among smokers, but without much of the harm of...
  • Commentary: It's time to treat the stigma of mental illness

    World Mental Health Day was Oct. 10, and instead of celebrating how far we have come in the mental-health field, I've been dwelling on the stigma that is still heavily associated with it. According to the World Health Organization, more than 450...
  • Are wireless phones linked with brain cancer risk?

    Are wireless phones linked with brain cancer risk?
    (Reuters Health) - Swedes who talked on mobile or cordless phones for more than 25 years had triple the risk of a certain kind of brain cancer compared to those who used wireless phones for less than a year, a new study suggests. The odds of...
  • NYC Ebola patient improves; Oregon patient is 'low-risk' for virus

    NYC Ebola patient improves; Oregon patient is 'low-risk' for virus
    A New York City doctor who contracted Ebola while treating patients in West Africa is now in stable condition, and health officials in Oregon say a woman who presented Ebola-like symptoms Friday is not likely to have the virus. Dr. Craig Spencer, 33, is...
  • Test Kitchen recipe: Vegan Granola Bars

    There are a ton of granola bar options at grocery stores. Some can be overload with sugar and high in fat. But it's just as easy to make your own. Not only do you control the ingredients, but it saves you money. You can make a tray of granola bars, cut...
  • Lehigh-Lafayette festivities to begin on Sunday morning at Coordinated Health event

    It is typically one of the biggest events in Lehigh Valley and with this year's special meeting at Yankee Stadium to commemorate Game No. 150 in this storied rivalry, you won't be able to go anywhere without hearing about Lehigh and Lafayette. What...
  • Duke University patient tests negative for Ebola, remains in isolation

    A patient in an isolation ward at Duke University Hospital has tested negative for Ebola after developing a fever after a trip to Liberia, North Carolina state public health officials announced Monday morning. Officials said the patient will remain in...