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  • Panic Disorder Easier To Manage Thanks To New Breakthrough

    Panic Disorder Easier To Manage Thanks To New Breakthrough
    President Roosevelt was trying to reassure us when he told us we had nothing to fear but fear itself. If you've studied Panic Disorder, that doesn't really sound reassuring anymore. Panic Disorder starts with an attack of extreme anxiety, one that...
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  • Ford Wants to Monitor Your Health

    Ford Wants to Monitor Your Health
    Ford's Sync has proven to be a capable device for hands-free calling, audio controls and other simple functions. But if Ford gets its way, the multimedia system could help monitor drivers for potentially life-saving medical conditions. Ford is working...
  • HIV in young people rising in Maryland

    HIV in young people rising in Maryland
    As the rate of HIV cases among young people rises in Maryland, public health officials are scrambling for new ways to address the problem — or risk undermining years of success. Among those newly diagnosed with HIV statewide, the proportion of...
  • Oped: Government must step in for vaccinations

    When I was in medical school 20 years ago, a professor spent just five minutes talking about measles. After a brief description he simply said "you'll likely never see this in your career, thanks to immunizations." Childhood vaccines wiped out so many...
  • Rabies down after relaunch of vaccination program

    Rabies down after relaunch of vaccination program
    When Lacy Gilmer arrived to work at Pasadena's Calvert Veterinary Center Saturday, the raccoon had already been there for about 30 minutes. A family had brought it in after coming across it on Meadow Road, acting sick, Gilmer, a veterinarian at the...
  • Could insulin pills prevent diabetes? Big study seeks answer

    For nearly a century, insulin has been a life-saving diabetes treatment. Now scientists are testing a tantalizing question: What if pills containing the same medicine patients inject every day could also prevent the disease? Thirteen-year-old Hayden...
  • Washington motel closes after possible Legionnaires' report

    Thurston County health officials say a Super 8 Motel in Lacey has voluntarily closed while officials investigate a possible outbreak of Legionnaires' disease. Over the past month, three cases of the disease have been confirmed with a possible...
  • Washington woman's measles death is first in US since 2003

    A woman killed by measles in Washington state had been vaccinated against the disease as a child but succumbed because she had a compromised immune system, a local health official told a TV station. The woman's death was the first from measles in the U....