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  • Health officials investigating after hotel guests get sick

    Health officials investigating after hotel guests get sick
    An outbreak of gastrointestinal upset that affected several dozen guests who attended a conference at the Orlando World Center Marriott is under investigation by the Orange County Health Department, officials said Thursday. The guests stayed at the...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: Make olive oil your No. 1 oil

    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...
  • Chicago's life expectancy rose between 1990, 2010

    Chicago's life expectancy rose between 1990, 2010
    Nearly a quarter-century ago, a newborn residing in West Garfield Park could expect to live slightly more than 63 years. A child's life expectancy at birth in the community area, bounded to the west and east by Kenton Avenue and Hamlin Boulevard, inched...
  • Long ER Stays For Kids In Crisis On The Rise

    Just a few years ago, it was rare that children with mental health problems would spend two or more nights in the emergency room at Connecticut Children's Medical Center. Only 40 children stayed that long in 2010. So far this year, more than 250 children...
  • East Hartford Farmer's Market Begins Friday At Town Green

    EAST HARTFORD — The East Hartford Farmer's Market will being its 23rd year of operation Friday with fresh fruits and vegetables grown in Connecticut. The market will be open Fridays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Town Green at 1021 Main St. through...
  • Raccoon in Hampton tests positive for rabies

    A raccoon that bit a dog in Hampton has tested positive for rabies, according to local health department officials. On Sunday, a family dog came in contact with the raccoon in the Edinburgh Farms and Howe Farms area of the city, off of Harris Creek...
  • 911 callers describe woman on 10 Feeway before CHP officer struck her

    At least eight people called 911 on the evening of July 1, saying a woman was walking along the shoulder of the 10 Freeway and acting erratically. "She has no shoes on," one caller said. "She's just standing there with her arms in the air," another...
  • Vital training needed on mental illnesses

    In response to the June 30 story, "FIU to train nurses in veteran-related care": As a master's level social work student who has worked with nurses, I am happy to see that nurses will be receiving this type of training. It is extremely important that...
  • 'Pillowcase rapist' released to home near Palmdale; residents protest

    Convicted serial rapist Christopher Hubbart was discharged Wednesday from a state mental health hospital to his new home in Lake Los Angeles, officials said. Hubbart, 63, arrived in the afternoon to the home in the 20300 block of East Avenue R,...
  • Senate chief Steinberg, soon to depart, knows a deal precedes success

    Soon-departing state Senate leader Darrell Steinberg is one politician who frankly admits that successful legislating requires aggressive deal making. It may, at times, look unseemly. But passing important bills doesn't just happen immaculately....
  • Our unwanted 'deserts'

    Convenient access to fresh fruit and vegetables certainly isn't right, but it shouldn't be a luxury either. The health effects of a diet absent these ingredients are abysmal, and places considered "food deserts" report high rates of obesity,...