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  • Increase access to public education programs about mental health

    The tragic death of Robin Williams has brought mental health into the spotlight. Williams’ apparent suicide is a painful reminder of human fragility and our constant struggle to cope with the many mental, emotional and physical stresses in life....
  • New technologies are improving the lives of seniors

    If Betty Lewis falls at the Edgemere senior living community, a pendant she wears around her neck will alert the staff. The device picks up the motion of the fall and notifies staff members at the North Dallas facility so Lewis doesn't have to hit the...
  • Husband of hospitalized Ebola missionary quarantined in N.C.

    Husband of hospitalized Ebola missionary quarantined in N.C.
    The husband of an American missionary hospitalized with the deadly Ebola virus is among three missionaries who were quarantined after arriving in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday night, the North Carolina-based SIM USA announced Monday. David Writebol was placed...
  • UPDATE: Beach swimming advisory lifted for King Lincoln, Yorktown, Virginia Beach

    UPDATE: Beach swimming advisory lifted for King Lincoln, Yorktown, Virginia Beach
    UPDATE: The swimming advisory has been lifted for King Lincoln Park Beach in Newport News, according to a Peninsula Health District news release. The district said it received results from re-sampling completed on Thursday. The results indicate that...
  • Md. requires new shots for kindergarten, 7th grade

    Md. requires new shots for kindergarten, 7th grade
    Students entering kindergarten and seventh grade in Maryland will have to add new shots to their lists of things to do before heading back to school this month. Vaccines required for all school-age children in Maryland include tetanus, diphtheria,...
  • Residents warned to protect selves, pets after skunk tests positive for rabies

    A skunk that wandered into a yard in central Isle of Wight yesterday has tested positive for rabies, according to health officials. A dog killed the skunk when it wandered into a yard and sprayed the dog in the rural Whispering Pines Trail area of the...
  • Woman repeatedly punched by CHP officer says she feared for her life

    Woman repeatedly punched by CHP officer says she feared for her life
    A woman who was punched repeatedly by a California Highway Patrol officer beside a Los Angeles freeway spoke out for the first time over the weekend, telling reporters she thought the officer was trying to kill her. Marlene Pinnock, 51, said she...
  • Newtown Teachers Went Back Too Soon, Union Head Says

    Newtown Teachers Went Back Too Soon, Union Head Says
    HARTFORD — Teachers in the Newtown school district were put back to work too soon after the Sandy Hook shootings on Dec. 14, 2012, without an adequate assessment of their mental health, the president of the Newtown teachers' union said Friday....
  • SunRail delays last peak train at night to attract more hospital riders

    SunRail delays last peak train at night to attract more hospital riders
    In an effort to pick up more riders at the massive Orlando Health and Florida Hospital campuses, SunRail's last train during the evening peak hours will run 15 minutes later. Starting Aug. 25, the northbound 7:22 p.m. train at Orlando Health will come...
  • New Assistant Principal Appointed At East Hartford High

    EAST HARTFORD — Joseph H. LeRoy, a former athletic coordinator at East Hartford High School, is returning to the school as an assistant principal. The board of education approved the appointment earlier this month. "As the high school continues to...
  • City, county join forces in program to help homeless get off skid row

     City, county join forces in program to help homeless get off skid row
    Los Angeles city and county workers launched a major effort Wednesday to clean up skid row and offer medical, mental health and social services to help an estimated 1,700 homeless people get off the streets. Dr. Susan Partovi, the medical field director...