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  • Diners in hepatitis A scare at suburban New York restaurant

    Diners in hepatitis A scare at suburban New York restaurant
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hundreds of diners at an Italian restaurant in suburban New York may have been exposed to hepatitis A in the last few weeks after a food handler there was found to have the liver disease, the county health department said. People who...
  • Transcend program in Newport News offers community living for the mentally ill

    Transcend program in Newport News offers community living for the mentally ill
    A dozen men and women in the Transcend program in Newport News are demonstrating how community housing can work for those with a serious mental illness. "I love it. It's a wide-about mansion," said Karen Spangler, who was the first to join the program,...
  • Pesticide law will help Maryland farmworkers [Letter]

    Pesticide law will help Maryland farmworkers [Letter]
    Your coverage of the 2014 General Assembly session failed to mention an important bill that was passed to create a database for collecting, assessing and reporting pesticide use ("Wage Hike, new marijuana bills OK'd as session ends," April 8). Each year...
  • Baltimore-based cruise ship set to depart tonight despite viral outbreak

    Baltimore-based cruise ship set to depart tonight despite viral outbreak
    For the second time in two weeks, a Baltimore-based cruise ship is dealing with an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness. The Grandeur of the Seas, a Royal Caribbean ship, has reported nearly 100 passengers on a seven-day cruise that departed April 5...
  • Intercept's liver disease drug proves highly effective in study

    (Reuters) - A drug being developed by Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc led to significant improvement in signs of a rare liver disease that primarily affects middle-aged women, likely reducing the risk of need for liver transplant and of death, according...
  • Illinois man with infectious TB must stay home alone: judge

    Illinois man with infectious TB must stay home alone: judge
    CHICAGO (Reuters) - An Illinois judge on Friday ordered a disobedient patient with infectious tuberculosis to wear an ankle bracelet and stay home alone or be taken into custody. Christian Mbemba Ibanda, of Champaign, Illinois, failed to appear at a...
  • Disease On The Wings Of Climate Change

    Disease On The Wings Of Climate Change
    Asian tiger mosquitoes were identified for the first time in Fairfield County last summer. This should raise your eyebrows because the Asian tiger mosquito, one of the world's most invasive species, can spread a terribly debilitating disease,...
  • Monday's Bulletin Board

    Monday Antique and Collectible Show, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Southwest Focal Point Community Center, 301 NW 103rd Ave., Pembroke Pines. $3. Call 954-450-6888. El Club, 6 to 7:45 p.m. at Main Library, 100 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Free. Call 954-...
  • Study ties breathing problems, asthma to bone loss

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People with asthma-related breathing problems may be at increased risk for bone loss, according to a new study. The study examined the records of more than 7,000 adults in Seoul, Korea, and found those with a certain...
  • Vivek Wadhwa: Medical devices will make those from 'Star Trek' look primitive

    Health care is a misnomer for our medical system. It should be called sick care. Doctors, hospitals and pharmaceutical companies only make money when we are in bad health. If we could instead prevent illness and disease, it would turn the entire medical...
  • Lassa virus on flight raises questions about spread of disease

    Lassa virus on flight raises questions about spread of disease
    John Nides and his wife had buckled up for the trip home from New York on March 31 when a passenger boarded Delta Flight 2921 who needed help from a flight attendant to navigate the walkway, according to Nides, and was garbling his words. "Everybody...