| Apr 29, 2013
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April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
| Apr 28, 2013
In my parenting reverie, Saturday mornings are for pancakes and puzzles and craft projects.
In real life, they're for tracking down pieces from Thursday's puzzle, scraping up dried glitter glue from Wednesday's craft project and folding the laundry I...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 7:53 PM
Seven Maryland health care centers that received tainted steroids linked to a nationwide meningitis outbreak will be required to turn over documents and give testimony under subpoenas filed last week in a federal lawsuit.
A steering committee of...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 5:57 PM
Johns Hopkins epidemiologist Dr. Trish Perl traveled halfway around the world last month to trace the outbreak of a deadly SARS-like disease in Saudi Arabia that's spreading.
She and two colleagues pored over hospital records, tracking the spread of...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 3:00 AM
In July, authorities discovered that a radiology technician who had worked in Maryland and several other states had been injecting himself with narcotics-filled syringes, refilling them with saline and leaving them behind for use on patients. More than 1,...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 8:30 AM
(MIRS News ) — Attorney General Bill Schuette is asking the Court of Appeals (COA) to empanel a multi-county grand jury to investigate the meningitis outbreak in Michigan, something he said was a rare but necessary move.
“We have enough...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 8:38 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's attorney general is seeking a criminal investigation into the deaths of 17 residents -- including some in our area -- from contaminated steroids supplied by a Massachusetts pharmaceutical company.
| Mar 10, 2013
| 3:36 PM
Six months after an outbreak of fungal meningitis that killed dozens of people and sickened hundreds more, many patients are still recovering.
Nancy Goodfellow is one of them.
The Roanoke County resident is feeling better these days, but after...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 1:46 PM
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Michigan health officials say an 80-year-old Traverse City-area man is 17th person from the state to die as a result of contaminated steroids supplied by a Massachusetts pharmaceutical company.
The Michigan Department...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 3:50 PM
A dozen or more cases of mumps have been reported among Loyola University Maryland students over the past month, prompting officials to alert the campus community to signs of the rare virus that has spread rapidly across college campuses in recent...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 1:38 PM
On the last day of School, one Cave Spring High School sophomore isn't in class but at a Food Lion grocery store in Roanoke County signing his name on cereal boxes.
The 16 year old is one of six children nationwide featured on Kellogg's products...