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  • Panthers holding open tryouts for practice goalie

    Panthers holding open tryouts for practice goalie
    A few days after the Panthers ran out of goaltenders, they announced an open amateur tryout to find a backup practice goalie for a day. While it was no laughing matter when both Panthers goalies, Roberto Luongo and Al Montoya, suffered injuries in...
  • Hampton Roads health systems lift flu mask advisory

    Hampton Roads health systems lift flu mask advisory
    In response to a rapid drop in flu activity recorded in the state in the last week of February, a Hampton Roads consortium of hospitals and emergency departments, lifted its masking recommendation on Friday. Since Dec. 23, when the flu was "widespread,"...
  • Panthers playoff hopes ride on AHL call-up goalie; Luongo will miss at least two games

    Panthers playoff hopes ride on AHL call-up goalie; Luongo will miss at least two games
    If the Panthers hope to close ground on the Bruins for the final wild-card playoff berth in their next two games they'll have to do so with two goalies who haven't played a second in the NHL this season. After morning skate Thursday at the BB&T Center,...
  • Vaccines should be mandatory for California day-care workers, senator says

    Vaccines should be mandatory for California day-care workers, senator says
    A California lawmaker is urging the state to make vaccines mandatory for all adults who work in preschools and day-care centers, a move following the largest measles outbreak in California in 15 years. “This is not just a common-sense solution but...
  • Measles outbreak pits anti-vaxxers against other parents

     Measles outbreak pits anti-vaxxers against other parents
    I cringed the first time I saw The New Yorker measles cartoon. A doctor stands over a small boy covered head to toe in red spots and tells his forlorn parents, "If you connect the measles it spells out 'My parents are idiots.'" My initial cringe wasn'...
  • Canadian tourist dies after Peruvian tea ceremony

    Canadian tourist dies after Peruvian tea ceremony
    Peru: A Canadian tourist died after a spiritual tea ceremony at Canto Luz Centre near Puerto Maldonado. Unlike deaths associated with ingesting tea made from ayahuasca in Peru, Colombia and elsewhere in recent years, the 32-year-old woman apparently drank...
  • Dillard escapes past Heritage

    American Heritage played Dillard three times already this season, but they hadn't played them like they did Tuesday night. The Patriots nearly pulled off a giant-killing upset against Dillard, falling 45-36 to the Panthers in a Class 5A girls...
  • Puerto Rico declara una epidemia de gripe

    Puerto Rico declara una epidemia de gripe
    SAN JUAN - Las autoridades de Puerto Rico declararon la existencia de una epidemia de gripe, o influenza, en la isla, después de que se hayan registrado un total de 3.124 casos en lo que va de año y 140 hospitalizaciones. "Durante la primera semana...
  • Former McDonogh lacrosse player Will Hauver died of flu complications, mother says

    Former McDonogh lacrosse player Will Hauver died of flu complications, mother says
    The mother of Towson native and Rollins College (Fla.) lacrosse captain Will Hauver said her son died of complications from the flu. Lyndall Hauver said her son, 22, began feeling ill Sunday and was found unresponsive a day later. She said her...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Walk for better health Walking is the most popular form of physical activity. A Web page sponsored by the Department of Health, aahealth.org/walk, features information about walking programs, trails and tracks. Heart health February is American Heart...
  • Flu vaccine even less effective than previously believed

    Flu vaccine even less effective than previously believed
    Stacy Knight of Hamburg didn't get the flu shot, but her 5-year-old daughter did, and so did her parents. And yet, they all got the flu — along with a lot of other people this winter. "Fever, chills, tiredness," Knight said, recalling the telltale...