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  • Clermont woman guilty in $4M scam bought luxury cars, cosmetic surgery, feds say

    Clermont woman guilty in $4M scam bought luxury cars, cosmetic surgery, feds say
    A Clermont woman was found guilty this week of using $4 million in fraudulent income-tax returns to pay for luxury cars and cosmetic surgeries — all by using information that prosecutors say was provided by two Orange County health-department...
  • STDs on the rise in Miami area

    Rates of both chlamydia and syphilis in Miami-Dade have nearly doubled since 2006, according to new statistics from the Florida Department of Health. The rise in sexually transmitted diseases is an unsettling and largely unnoticed trend, said Alex...
  • Virginia receives more home visit funds

    Virginia receives more home visit funds
    The state's Home Visiting Program for pregnant women and those with children up to 5 years old received almost $2 million from Health and Human Services, the agency announced Monday. "It's a renewal. We applied for the competitive funding," said Linda...
  • Middletown Healthline Radio Show To Discuss Parkinson's

    MIDDLETOWN — The August edition of the Healthline radio show will Parkinson's disease. The show's guest will be Mary Ellen Thibodeau, executive director of the Connecticut chapter of the American Parkinson's Disease Association Thibodeau will...
  • FDA authorizes Ebola test; vaccine will probably take until 2015

    The FDA has authorized use of an unapproved Ebola virus test under a special emergency-use provision, although efforts to develop a vaccine for the deadly illness are unlikely to bear fruit until 2015, officials say. The test-tube diagnostic test was...
  • Howard health department leading phone survey on state of county's wellbeing

    Howard health department leading phone survey on state of county's wellbeing
    The Howard County Health Department is conducting telephone surveys this summer asking residents about their health. The initiative is part of a larger project in collaboration with other organizations to improve community health and wellness. In...
  • Use of illicit drugs becomes part of Silicon Valley's work culture

    For Google executive Forrest Timothy Hayes, heroin was the killer app. From the way the Santa Cruz, Calif., cops talk about it, the security camera video that captured a reputed high-price call girl injecting the 51-year-old tech veteran with a fatal...
  • Activists seek civil rights probe into CHP officer's beating of woman

    Los Angeles civil rights activists on Tuesday asked the U.S. Attorney's civil rights division to open a formal investigation into a California Highway Patrol officer who was caught on cellphone video beating a woman on the side of a freeway. The footage...
  • Ebola outbreak instills terror in West African families

    Even the word was chilling: Ebola. The virus stole into the girl's house in her small eastern Guinea town, invisible as death, and swiftly killed her grandmother and great-aunt. There were dark rumors everywhere that Ebola was witchcraft. Soon her...
  • Olive oil as healthy as it is delicious

    Environmental Nutrition The olive tree, which dates back at least 6,000 years, has long been a symbol of friendship among nations. In fact, the dove with an olive branch is a long-standing icon of peace, and olive branches were awarded to the winners...
  • Refugees find peace tending global garden in Albany Park

    Refugees find peace tending global garden in Albany Park
    It could be a scene from a faraway land — women in long, colorful skirts harvesting mustard leaves, a man with a weathered face and a traditional salwar kameez beneath his suit jacket squeezing between rows — chopped, fermented daikon spread...