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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Diners in hepatitis A scare at suburban New York restaurant

    Diners in hepatitis A scare at suburban New York restaurant
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hundreds of diners at an Italian restaurant in suburban New York may have been exposed to hepatitis A in the last few weeks after a food handler there was found to have the liver disease, the county health department said. People who...
  • Pesticide law will help Maryland farmworkers [Letter]

    Pesticide law will help Maryland farmworkers [Letter]
    Your coverage of the 2014 General Assembly session failed to mention an important bill that was passed to create a database for collecting, assessing and reporting pesticide use ("Wage Hike, new marijuana bills OK'd as session ends," April 8). Each year...
  • Lassa virus on flight raises questions about spread of disease

    Lassa virus on flight raises questions about spread of disease
    John Nides and his wife had buckled up for the trip home from New York on March 31 when a passenger boarded Delta Flight 2921 who needed help from a flight attendant to navigate the walkway, according to Nides, and was garbling his words. "Everybody...
  • Mental-health services seen as key to stopping school violence

    PITTSBURGH Teaching students alternatives to violence and improving their access to mental-health services are among the best ideas officials say they have for preventing the kind of bloodshed that has struck a long list of schools, including Franklin...
  • Experts: Excess sugar consumption leads to a host of diseases

    Dr. Robert Lustig's YouTube lectures about the dangers of sugar have raised a few eyebrows in recent years and even drawn some criticism. But the pediatric endocrinologist's proclamations are supported by research his team has done at the University of...
  • Large numbers of veterans with PTSD live near military bases

    WASHINGTON The Army specialist who killed three soldiers at Fort Hood last week isn't the only person from the neighborhoods that surround the massive military base near Killeen, Texas, who's been evaluated for or diagnosed with mental illness. Data...