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  • 3 gay men die of meningitis in L.A. County

    3 gay men die of meningitis in L.A. County
    Three gay men sickened from meningitis in L.A. County have died, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health said Thursday. The department announced earlier this week that there have been eight cases of invasive meningococcal disease in the county...
  • Palisades wrestling coach Porrata to sue PIAA

    Palisades wrestling coach Porrata to sue PIAA
    Embattled Palisades High School wrestling coach Omar Porrata will file a lawsuit against the state's governing sports body. At the school board meeting Wednesday night, Porrata's attorney, Matthew Deschler, asked the board not to terminate the coach's...
  • 3 gay men die of meningitis; L.A. County recommends vaccinations

    3 gay men die of meningitis; L.A. County recommends vaccinations
    Three gay men who contracted meningitis have died from the disease, officials said Thursday, heightening calls in West Hollywood and beyond that people get vaccinated. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health began providing free vaccinations...
  • Letters: Fearless nuns

    Re "A renegade keeps her faith," Column, March 29 What a wonderful way to end Women's History Month. Sandy Banks' column on Sister Judy Vaughan was a tribute to her and to all the nuns who preceded her. In the early days of our country, these...
  • Claire Rush, Visiting Nurse In Enfield For 30 Years, Dies At 80

    Claire Rush, a visiting nurse in Enfield for more than 30 years, died March 22. She was 80. Rush decided in high school that she wanted to be a nurse, her family said. She graduated from St. Francis Hospital School of Nursing in Hartford and became a...
  • LeBron has no plans to rest, even as others do

    LeBron has no plans to rest, even as others do
    It is always a risk for fans to purchase tickets at this point in the season when teams are preparing for the playoffs. There's always a chance coaches will rest their superstars, causing disappointment in the stands. The one exception, however, is...
  • Nets clinch playoffs with win over Rockets

    Nets clinch playoffs with win over Rockets NEW YORK-- At the end of the 2013 calendar year, if you told Brooklyn Nets forward Joe Johnson that his team clinched a playoff berth with nine games remaining, he would not have believed you. But Tuesday...
  • Sharks 5, Oilers 4

    Sharks 5, Oilers 4: Brent Burns and Patrick Marleau scored 1:56 apart midway through the third period to erase a deficit as host San Jose rallied to edge Edmonton. Burns and defenseman Dan Boyle each finished with a goal and an assist for the Sharks,...
  • Spike in bacterial infection among dogs prompts call for vaccinations

    Spike in bacterial infection among dogs prompts call for vaccinations
    Florida veterinarians are reporting a troubling spike in cases of a potentially fatal bacterial infection among dogs — which can be spread to humans. The disease, leptospirosis, can infect dogs, raccoons, rodents, cattle, pigs and horses. Though...
  • County urges meningitis vaccinations for men who have sex with men

    County urges meningitis vaccinations for men who have sex with men
    Citing a recently identified uptick in potentially deadly meningococcal disease, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health recommended Wednesday that men who have sex with men get a meningitis vaccination. All men who have sex with men, whether...
  • Community invited to MOVE! at 5k Walk & Health Fair

    Community invited to MOVE! at 5k Walk & Health Fair
    As part of the statewide effort to help all Floridians reach a healthy weight, the Orange County Health Department is inviting area residents to come out for the eighth annual 5k Walk & Health Fair. TheĀ free event is Saturday, April 5, at Barnett Park,...