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  • Should certain companies require employees to be vaccinated?

     Should certain companies require employees to be vaccinated?
    The measles outbreak at a KinderCare day care center in Palatine and a separate case involving a student at Elgin Community College has raised questions for employers of all kinds looking to maintain a safe and healthy workplace. KinderCare changed its...
  • Meriden Firm's Expansion Talks In Play After Vaccine Flap With Governor

    Meriden Firm's Expansion Talks In Play After Vaccine Flap With Governor
    MERIDEN — It was a tumultuous day Friday at Protein Sciences Corp. as the vaccine maker's executive chairman declared the firm was breaking off expansion talks with the state, but later, along with the CEO, suggesting the firm might reconsider. The...
  • Malloy Gets A Shot, Takes A Shot

    Malloy Gets A Shot, Takes A Shot
    Good for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy for making his recent influenza vaccination a public event. It's important for Connecticut's leader to counter the recent anti-vaccine blather from New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, U.S. Sen. Rand Paul and others. But the...
  • Malloy's Flu Shot Prods Anger From State Company

    Malloy's Flu Shot Prods Anger From State Company
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy wanted to send a message that vaccinations are safe and important to national political foes. So on Friday, he sat for a flu shot and Tweeted a photo of it. Unfortunately, another group also heard a message loud and clear:...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Health briefs for Dec. 3

    Healthy heart diet class Porter Health Care System will offer a free class on healthy heart diets on Dec. 16, according to a release from the health care provider. The class will provide an understanding on how to read food labels and choose heart-...
  • Flu, other bugs hit Lehigh Valley hard

    Flu, other bugs hit Lehigh Valley hard
    The flu's rampage through the Lehigh Valley has entered its fourth week with little sign of abating any time soon. "We're probably going to see a fair amount of flu for the next few weeks," warned Dr. Jeffrey Jahre, St. Luke's University Health Network'...
  • UConn Health Officials Investigate Outbreak Of Flu-Like Illness

    UConn Health Officials Investigate Outbreak Of Flu-Like Illness
    STORRS (AP) -- UConn health officials have begun interviewing students affected by a flu-like illness on campus, hoping to pinpoint what led to the outbreak. At least 10 UConn students have been treated over the last three days at nearby Windham...