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  • To Your Health: Keep Your Child Safe This Summer

    To Your Health: Keep Your Child Safe This Summer
    Much to their delight, summer vacation is upon school-aged children across Maryland. The warm weather will bring with it many outdoor opportunities during the three-month stretch. Follow the below tips this summer to protect your child from many common...
  • U.S. health officials tracing path of woman with rare TB

    U.S. health officials tracing path of woman with rare TB
    Health officials are trying to track down people who may have been in contact with a woman with a rare and deadly form of hard-to-treat tuberculosis. The woman has an extremely drug-resistant form of the disease, which is impervious to most TB drugs....
  • Ask a Vet: Current strain of canine influenza is new

    Ask a Vet: Current strain of canine influenza is new
    I heard about canine influenza a few years ago, then after a while not so much. Recently I am hearing about it again in the news. Should I be concerned? Should I get my dog vaccinated? You're right — the prevalence of cases of the first-known...
  • Madness and creativity: Is genetic vulnerability to one a source of strength in the other?

    Madness and creativity: Is genetic vulnerability to one a source of strength in the other?
    From the earliest Western philosophers to the most technologically-equipped neuroscientists, the apparent connection between creative genius and mental illness has been a source of fascination and study. In the end, it may be geneticists - aided by the...
  • Illinois health officials tracing path of woman with rare TB

    Illinois health officials tracing path of woman with rare TB
    A woman with a rare, hard-to-treat form of tuberculosis visited family in McHenry County after arriving at O'Hare International Airport in April, and also traveled in Missouri and Tennessee, according to health officials who are trying to track down...
  • Environmental Nutrition: Ridding meat of antibiotics

    Environmental Nutrition Antibiotic resistance is a serious public health issue. It can limit your treatment options when you're sick, raise your healthcare costs and increase the number, severity and duration of some infections. Today there is evidence...
  • Health officials tracing path of woman with rare TB

    Health officials are trying to track down people who may have been in contact with a woman with a rare and deadly form of hard-to-treat tuberculosis. The woman has an extremely drug-resistant form of the disease, which is impervious to most TB drugs....
  • Beyond Lyme, new illnesses, more reason to watch for ticks

    Lyme disease makes the headlines but there are plenty of additional reasons to avoid tick bites. New research highlights the latest in a growing list of tick-borne threats — a distant relative of Lyme that's easy to confuse with other illnesses....
  • E. coli outbreak sickens 7 and closes Greenwood daycare

    A South Carolina daycare is temporarily closing after seven cases of E. coli were traced to the center and at least one child appeared to have died from a disease caused by the bacteria. The Learning Vine in Greenwood is thoroughly cleaning its daycare...
  • Michigan confirms first cases of highly pathogenic bird flu

    Michigan's first cases of highly pathogenic bird flu have been found in free-ranging Canada Geese north of Detroit, according to state officials. Tests performed on three goslings collected between May 28 and June 1 in Macomb County's Sterling Heights...
  • City: Men who use some hookup apps should vaccinate against illness

    City: Men who use some hookup apps should vaccinate against illness
    A small outbreak of invasive meningococcal disease in Chicago has health officials urging vaccination among some sexually active men to protect against the rare but potentially fatal illness. The city recently found that three local men had contracted...