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  • Miley Cyrus pays tribute to MJ in '23' video

    Miley Cyrus pays tribute to MJ in '23' video
    Maybe this explains where Miley Cyrus got her protruding tongue from? The former Disney star-turned-tabloid fodder is decked out in a scantily clad Michael Jordan jersey and shorts in producer Mike Will's NSFW music video for his song “23,”...
  • Tony Maurello, truck repair shop owner and horse racing fan, 1921-2014

     Tony Maurello, truck repair shop owner and horse racing fan, 1921-2014
    Tony Maurello was such a big supporter of harness racing at Balmoral Park that they named a major race in his honor. But the former horse owner and faithful fan didn't have a one-track mind. The same commitment and enthusiasm that Mr. Maurello brought...
  • Baby born with brain tumor celebrates 2nd birthday

    Baby born with brain tumor celebrates 2nd birthday
    Matthew Erickson just turned 2, a milestone remarkable for the other numbers that have defined his young life: Six brain surgeries. Five rounds of chemotherapy. Thousands of blood draws. Nearly two years since doctors told his parents he had an...
  • Wheezing and respiratory distress call for quick action

    http://www.kidsdr.com What's that hissing sound? Plenty of wheezing and coughing have ushered in the cold and flu season, and with all that noise, I'm on the lookout for respiratory distress. As I see more and more sick kids, my office is filled with a...
  • The Kid's Doctor: What is stomach flu?

    I've seen a lot of patients in recent weeks with complaints of "stomach flu." Just to be clear, "stomach flu" really is not flu at all, and has nothing to do with influenza. The stomach stuff is actually called gastroenteritis, and is typically caused...
  • The Kid's Doctor: Whether we like it or not, viral illnesses are typical this time of year

    We're starting off 2014 in the throes of a lot of viral illness. This is typical, with January and February notorious months for the peak of flu, RSV and common colds. Despite the historic statistics, my patients, their parents and even my friends...
  • Flu is here!

    http://www.kidsdr.com Well, I knew it was inevitable, as we see flu every year, but I really didn't expect to see it this early. I've been seeing more than a few patients who've tested positive for influenza and it's only November. The patients I've...
  • Tragic tale of aging, isolation emerges a year after mom, daughter's remains found

    Tragic tale of aging, isolation emerges a year after mom, daughter's remains found
    LONGWOOD — For more than six months, nobody saw Patty Novak or her 87-year-old mother, Phyllis Jackson. They withdrew from relatives. They had no close friends. They guarded their privacy. Nearly a year ago, David DeLoach, who had cared for...
  • 5 Tell-tale signs of burnout

    Are you working too long and too hard? Could you achieve more by doing less? Professional athletes are susceptible to overtraining -- thinking that they must run another mile, do more stairs or do one more set. But there is a narrow band that the...
  • Flu shots may reduce risk of heart attacks, strokes and even death

    Get a flu shot to ward off a case of influenza, and as an added bonus you’ll reduce your risk of a heart attack, stroke or other type of unpleasant “cardiovascular event,” a new study finds. For some time, researchers have suspected...
  • Greg Schwem: Time to $hop for $chool $upplies

    TO: ALL PUBLIC SCHOOL PARENTS FROM: ALL PUBLIC SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTS RE: SCHOOL SUPPLIES Greetings, parents! It's hard to believe the new school year is upon us. It seems like only yesterday your children left for vacation and we began our annual...