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  • What patients should know about antibiotics

    What patients should know about antibiotics
    Antibiotics have saved countless lives over the years, but their overuse has lead to problems including antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Dr. Mary R. Clance, an epidemiologist at Anne Arundel Medical Center, discusses the history, troubles and appropriate...
  • Epidemics and the global village

    The agitating Ebola emergency has captured headlines. There are some who undoubtedly assume that this kind of epidemic is unusual. However, localized epidemic disease has been a part of the biological system of the planet since the origin of life....
  • CDC outlines 5 incidents in which deadly pathogens were mishandled

    CDC outlines 5 incidents in which deadly pathogens were mishandled
    Federal health officials on Friday disclosed a new safety breach at a high-security U.S. laboratory involving dangerous avian flu, a lapse that came to light as they investigated the potential exposure of government researchers to live anthrax bacteria. ...
  • Last year's flu season wound up on the mild side, CDC says

    Last year's flu season wound up on the mild side, CDC says
    Another influenza season is in the books, and overall it caused less sickness and death than flu seasons in the recent past, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Between Sept. 29, 2013, and May 17, 2014, a total...
  • Lakers' Steve Nash could sit out second game of back-to-back

    Lakers' Steve Nash could sit out second game of back-to-back
    The latest installment was unveiled in the Steve Nash Injury Watch. It's "very possible" the 39-year-old point guard will sit out the second night of season-opening back-to-back games, Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni said Sunday. Somewhere you can hear...
  • Spring training: Dodgers 4, Arizona 3

    Spring training: Dodgers 4, Arizona 3
    Dodgers 4, Arizona Diamondbacks 3 AT THE PLATE: Juan Uribe was two for two with a home run and two runs batted in. Alex Guerrero got his first two hits, both bloop singles, the second of which drove in a run. Brendan Harris, formerly of the Angels,...
  • Ducks move goalie Frederik Andersen back to minors

    Ducks move goalie Frederik Andersen back to minors
    Less than 48 hours after his unbeaten streak ended at six games, Ducks goalie Frederik Andersen has been moved back to minor-league Norfolk, Va. The Ducks on Thursday activated goalie Viktor Fasth after sending him to Norfolk to play Wednesday. Fasth,...
  • Kings' Mike Richards wishes only best for Team Canada

    Kings' Mike Richards wishes only best for Team Canada
    Kings center Mike Richards trends toward thinking and acting like a captain. His voice is a quiet but effective one with his Kings teammates and he sent former Philadelphia Flyers teammate Claude Giroux a supportive text in November, according to NHL....
  • Will Sheldon Souray's loss hurt the Ducks in the end?

    Will Sheldon Souray's loss hurt the Ducks in the end?
    CHICAGO -- Without veteran defenseman Sheldon Souray, the Ducks have still surged to the NHL’s best record, winning a record-tying 18 of 19 games with goalie Jonas Hiller winning 14 straight. Yet, news Thursday that Souray, 37, was to undergo...
  • Kings' Dustin Brown won't take Sharks' bait on Tomas Hertl collision

    Kings' Dustin Brown won't take Sharks' bait on Tomas Hertl collision
    NASHVILLE -- Recovering from a weird flu-like illness has occupied Dustin Brown’s time since it hit him ferociously earlier in the week, forcing him to miss Monday’s game against the Stars. So the Kings captain wasn’t exactly following...
  • Flu season, one that could hit the young, rearing its sniffly head

     Flu season, one that could hit the young, rearing its sniffly head
    Reports of flulike illness in Chicago are slowly rising this month, public health officials said Monday, at a time of season that the virus typically begins to take hold. All that, plus signs that more young people than usual could fall ill this season,...