| Dec 27, 2013
| 1:58 PM
That Christmas crib toy you got junior? It might be just the thing to give him strep throat, according to a new study.
The bacteria that cause strep throat may linger far longer on inanimate objects than previous lab tests suggested, according to...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 7:02 PM
HOUSTON – Former First Lady Barbara Bush, 88, has been hospitalized for early signs of pneumonia, but she was said to be in "great spirits."
"Former First Lady Barbara Bush was admitted to Methodist Hospital in Houston's Texas Medical Center...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 10:53 AM
After six days of receiving treatment for pneumonia, Barbara Bush — the wife of one president and the mother of another — was released from Houston Methodist Hospital on Saturday morning.
"I cannot thank the doctors and nurses at Houston...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 3:11 PM
After a slow start to flu season in Maryland, physicians and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say they are starting to see a jump in cases around the state.
Trish M. Perl, a professor of medicine and pathology at Johns Hopkins Medicine,...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 2:00 AM
Margaret Pearson doesn't ask the Almighty why violence stole two of her children.
"I never ask God that," she said. "Never."
She relied on her faith to endure the murder of her daughter, who was strangled in a hospital room in 1982 while she was being...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 7:59 PM
When teenager Franklin McCain decided to make a stand against segregation at the F.W. Woolworth's lunch counter in Greensboro, N.C., in 1960, two thoughts weighed on him.
"If I were lucky, I would go to jail for a long, long time. If I were not quite so...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 12:53 PM
Sister Lois Mueller, a Sister of Mercy whose career as a teacher and administrator took her to parochial schools in Baltimore, Washington and Georgia, died Wednesday of pneumonia at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. She was 98.
| Jan 17, 2014
| 6:06 PM
Longtime head of World Boxing Council
Jose Sulaiman, 82, a wealthy Mexican businessman who was the longtime head of the World Boxing Council sanctioning body, died Thursday in Los Angeles, said his son Mauricio. The elder Sulaiman had...
| May 2, 2014
| 6:48 PM
MINNEAPOLIS -- Orioles pitching prospect Kevin Gausman has landed on the minor-league disabled list with a case of focal pneumonia.
The club initially believed that Gausman, currently pitching for Triple-A Norfolk, had a left intercostal muscle strain...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Source: Cleveland Clinic
It's hard to fight something you can't easily detect. Pneumonia is treatable, but spotting the infection early is a challenge. The disease has multiple symptoms that can lead people to think their illness...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 3:04 PM
Health officials have closed a hot tub at a Naperville gym for the second time in five months.
The closure at LA Fitness, 1836 Freedom Drive, is due to troubles with disinfectant levels and is "a precautionary measure to protect public health and...