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  • 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...
  • Bird tests positive for West Nile virus in Batavia

    Bird tests positive for West Nile virus in Batavia
    A bird has tested positive for West Nile virus in Batavia, county health officials said today. This is the second bird to test positive for the virus in Kane County this year, said Tom Schlueter, spokesman for the Kane County Health Department. The...
  • Official: Enterovirus no 'cause for concern' in California for now

    Official: Enterovirus no 'cause for concern' in California for now
    A respiratory virus that has sickened children in the Midwest -- and is being investigated in other states too -- should not worry Californians at the moment, according to a state public health official. On Monday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control...
  • Councilman wants health grades displayed at Baltimore restaurants

    Councilman wants health grades displayed at Baltimore restaurants
    A city councilman is pushing a bill that would require every restaurant in Baltimore to post a health grade based on the facility's cleanliness — but some restaurants are pushing back. "We know this policy has been proven across the country to be...
  • Daily cannabis smokers risk health, wellbeing and achievement

    LONDON (Reuters) - Teenagers who use cannabis daily run a higher risk of becoming drug dependent, committing suicide or trying other drugs and are less likely to succeed at their studies than those who avoid it, researchers said on Wednesday. In an...
  • Stroke less likely for older women who get more potassium

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Postmenopausal women who get more potassium in their diets are less likely to have a stroke or die than those who don't get as much, according to a new study. Potassium-rich diets have been linked to lower blood pressure...
  • Connecticut Awarded Two Grants Totaling $7.6 Million For Mental Health, Substance Abuse Treatment

    Connecticut Awarded Two Grants Totaling $7.6 Million For Mental Health, Substance Abuse Treatment
    The state will receive $7.6 million from the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to help people with mental health or substance abuse disorders, Gov. Dannel Malloy's office announced Tuesday.  In a prepared released, the...
  • Emergency rooms in Chicago, Midwest see spike in children with respiratory virus

    Emergency rooms in Chicago, Midwest see spike in children with respiratory virus
    Emergency rooms in Chicago and other Midwestern cities are seeing a jump in the number of children with respiratory infections, possibly the result of a rare virus that can cause difficulty breathing but is generally not fatal, authorities said Monday....
  • Twice told she'd never run again, Karen Manns ready to run, bike and swim

    Twice told she'd never run again, Karen Manns ready to run, bike and swim
    Dressed in her Baltimore City police uniform, Detective Karen Manns said last month that she is in the best shape of her life. Eleven years ago, however, her career and health were at risk. After hip replacement surgery in 2003, the then-34-year-old was...
  • WHO doctor contracts Ebola while deployed in Sierra Leone

    A World Health Organization doctor working at an Ebola care facility in Sierra Leone has tested positive for the virus, the second international health worker deployed by the agency to become infected while responding to the worst outbreak of the...
  • Trying to prevent heroin deaths one shot at a time

    Trying to prevent heroin deaths one shot at a time
    Robert Taylor Jr., and Camille Haviland thought they were being safe — within the bounds of their dangerous heroin habit, that is. Having bought from a new dealer, Taylor tried just one capsule instead of his usual three or four. Haviland left...