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  • Flu deaths in California rise to 302, but appear to be slowing

    Flu deaths in California rise to 302, but appear to be slowing
    The total confirmed deaths from the flu in California rose to 302 this week, as this year's flu season continues to wane.  Twenty-four flu deaths were confirmed Friday, a drop from late January and early February when an average 50 people died each...
  • Dr. Raymond Seltser, Hopkins associate dean

    Dr. Raymond Seltser, Hopkins associate dean
    Dr. Raymond Seltser, former associate dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health who was the author of seminal epidemiological articles on smoking, stroke and radiation, died Feb. 16 of pneumonia at Sibley Memorial Hospital in...
  • Baltimore-area attractions closings and delays

    Baltimore-area attractions closings and delays
    We'll continue to update this list of cultural and commercial institutions shutting down or opening late. If you know of additional closings or delays, please note in the comments field. American Visionary Art Museum opens at noon. The Baltimore...
  • Take care when shoveling

    Take care when shoveling
    Heavy wet snow, like the kind that is on the ground now in the Baltimore region, can be a major threat to a person’s heart, according to local and national health officials. The American Heart Association says most people will not have any ill...
  • La Cañada area not hit hard by flu season

    Despite grim statistics released Friday by the California Department of Public Health that show a spike this year in flu-related deaths, local health officials say all seems to be well throughout the community and in the La Cañada schools. The state...
  • Disney Plays It Cool With 'Frozen' Frenzy on YouTube

    Pity us parents during the winter flu season. As if the usual viruses perpetually afflicting our children this time of year weren't bad enough, Walt Disney Co. has decided to inflict a whole new contagion: "Frozen." The animated smash, which has slid...
  • Talk to doctor before taking probiotics

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I keep hearing about all the health benefits of probiotics. Are there any negative side effects? Do I need to talk to my doctor before I take them? ANSWER: Some research has shown that taking probiotics may have health benefits. They...
  • 'Thee Elbow Room' makes its debut in Montrose

    'Thee Elbow Room' makes its debut in Montrose
    Though last year saw a number of Honolulu Avenue eateries close their doors, new ones quickly pop up to take their place. One of the newest to debut in the Montrose shopping district is Thee Elbow Room, a petite-sized coffee and lunch spot, replacing...
  • Glendale police sergeant makes lieutenant

    Glendale police sergeant makes lieutenant
    Glendale Police Sgt. Danny Carver was promoted Wednesday to the rank of lieutenant and will eventually oversee operations in east Glendale. Carver will remain in the Police Department’s Internal Affairs Unit— where he was working before his...
  • What to consider before deciding to go without health insurance

    What to consider before deciding to go without health insurance
    Sarah Giron wants health insurance, but she says it's just not in her budget. "It's so expensive," says the 34-year-old stay-at-home mom in Riverside County. Her husband, an aerospace worker, gets health insurance at work at a very reasonable rate...
  • Elizabeth P. 'Betsy' Johnson, educator and homemaker

    Elizabeth P. 'Betsy' Johnson, educator and homemaker
    Elizabeth P. "Betsy" Johnson, a homemaker and former educator who had lived in Stoneleigh for many years, died Feb. 5 of influenza at the William Breman Jewish Home in Atlanta. She was 92. Mrs. Johnson, who had a home in Devon Hill in North Roland Park,...