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  • Family Health & Fitness Expo

    Family Health & Fitness Expo
    Family Health & Fitness Expo October 11 and 12: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Join NBC 6 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 11-12, at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention and Meeting Facility for the Family Health & Fitness Expo. The Expo is free to the...
  • How to fight EV respiratory illness? Wash your hands.

    How to fight EV respiratory illness? Wash your hands.
    Children reporting breathing problems have been streaming into emergency rooms across the Chicago area for several weeks, reporting symptoms akin to those caused by a rare virus that officials say could be sickening people across the Midwest. And even...
  • Public health officials go to court to stop man with HIV

    SEATTLE In a very unusual step, King County, Wash., public health officials have gone to court to try to stop a man with HIV who has infected eight partners in the past four years from infecting others. "We're not trying to criminalize sexual behavior...
  • U.S. to increase medical aid to fight Ebola outbreak in West Africa

    U.S. to increase medical aid to fight Ebola outbreak in West Africa
    Amid criticism that the U.S. has not done enough to block the spread of the Ebola virus across West Africa, President Obama will announce a “significantly ramped up” campaign Tuesday that relies heavily on the U.S. military, senior...
  • Report: Virginia hospital finances are healthy

    Report: Virginia hospital finances are healthy
    A report on the financial status of hospitals in Virginia by the Thomas Jefferson Institute for Public Policy, released Wednesday, was timed to coincide with the state's upcoming Medicaid debate. "The financial health of the hospitals has become an...
  • Obesity rates are an indictment of the culture

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Tuesday, Sept. 9: Anyone who has ever added extra pounds knows it's much easier to gain weight than to lose it. Now the nation is learning that lesson too. In what is becoming an...
  • Chiropractic care may ease back-related leg pain

    Chiropractic care may ease back-related leg pain
    People with leg pain related to back problems had more short-term relief if they received chiropractic care along with exercise and advice, rather than exercise and advice alone, a new study has found. Patients with back-related leg pain, such as...
  • Adrian Peterson case proves it's time to outlaw physical punishment

    It's time to outlaw physical punishment. It's a barbaric, unconscionable, counterproductive practice that has no place in a civilized society. We have endless research proving its ill effects and zero evidence that it works as a corrective. We have...
  • READER SUBMITTED: St. Brigid School's "No To Bullying" Campaign

    Unfortunately, across the nation bullying has become the new norm for many school administrators. Recognizing this, Saint Brigid School has had an anti-bullying campaign in place for several years. To add to those efforts, Saint Brigid School is...
  • App developers seek clearer U.S. health data privacy guidelines

    Developers of apps for mobile devices are asking a U.S. agency to clarify its rules for protecting patient health information to reflect the fast-evolving technology. On Monday, a consortium of start-ups including CareSync, AirStrip and AngelMD, sent a...
  • Arundel officials seek extension of immunization deadline

    Arundel officials seek extension of immunization deadline
    With more than 700 students failing to show proof of vaccinations required for the new school year as of Monday, Anne Arundel County school officials say they'll apply this week for an extension of a state deadline for required immunizations. The...