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  • How To Avoid Getting Sick On Your Vacation

    When it comes to vacation mishaps, mine, luckily, have been limited to sunburn, mosquito bites and the occasional upset stomach from overindulging in too many ice cream cones or margaritas. Other travelers, though, aren't so lucky. Last month, more...
  • Don't Fool With The Flu

    File under "N" for no coincidence: 1) This year's influenza season has hit the 18- to 64-year-old age group harder than in recent years. 2) According to the Centers for Disease Control, that age group tends to have the lowest vaccination rates. No...
  • Tidewater authors choose self-publishing

    Tidewater authors choose self-publishing
    "I should write a book." We've all heard that statement before from friends or family or coworkers. We might have even said it ourselves. We all have stories to tell, whether real or fictional. In the past, those who wrote a book faced a limited...
  • Letters: Perils of the unvaccinated

    Re "As flu passes, new threat rises," Feb. 22 The Times reports on a new outbreak of measles in California, with nearly half of those affected having opted against childhood vaccination by using the state's personal beliefs exemption. Like the flu,...
  • 200 turn out for blood drive to support New Lenox girl

    200 turn out for blood drive to support New Lenox girl
    More than 200 people showed up to donate blood at Lincoln-Way Central High School Saturday and support 7-year-old Bella Rodrigues, who is hospitalized with a heart virus. "We were expecting around 100 people, but our count has reached an accelerated...
  • Mall owner removes cellphone -recycling kiosks from Towson Town Center

    The company that runs malls in Towson, Columbia, Owings Mills and White Marsh is removing cellphone-recycling kiosks from its Maryland locations after politicians voiced concerns that the machines contribute to cellphone thefts, including a rash of...
  • Federal cases for Fresno County inmates suspended amid flu outbreak

    Federal criminal proceedings have been suspended in Fresno because of an outbreak of the flu at the county jail, where hundreds of inmates have been quarantined. U.S. District Judge Lawrence J. O'Neill issued the order Tuesday afternoon "in order to...
  • Jonas Hiller a game-time decision for Ducks

    A sick Jonas Hiller missed Wednesday’s morning skate and is a game-time decision to play goalie for the Ducks against the Vancouver Canucks, meaning his 14-game winning streak may be next put to the test Friday against defending Stanley Cup-champion...
  • Ducks' Jonas Hiller sick, will not play against Canucks

    Ducks goalie Jonas Hiller is too sick to start Wednesday night’s game against the Vancouver Canucks, putting his 14-game winning streak on hold before his team ventures to tough road games at Chicago and St. Louis. Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau...
  • Free flu shots in Newport News and Hampton

    Free flu shots in Newport News and Hampton
    Free flu shots are now available at the Peninsula Health District in Newport News and at the Hampton Health Department as the state enters its fifth week of "widespread" seasonal flu activity. "We just want to remove any barriers that may be stopping...
  • Influenza deaths rise to 45 as officials stress need for flu shots

    Influenza deaths rise to 45 as officials stress need for flu shots
    California has now confirmed 45 deaths from influenza this season, health officials have reported — an increase of 38 since the end of last week and further indication that this year's flu may be especially severe. "The great majority" of the...