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Pneumonia

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  • Crib toys, day care items can harbor strep bacteria for months

    Crib toys, day care items can harbor strep bacteria for months
    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...
  • Former First Lady Barbara Bush is hospitalized

    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...
  • Former First Lady Barbara Bush released from Houston hospital

    Former First Lady Barbara Bush released from Houston hospital
    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...
  • Flu cases on the rise in Maryland

    Flu cases on the rise in Maryland
    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,...
  • Mother looks to God after daughter, son die in Baltimore violence

    Mother looks to God after daughter, son die in Baltimore violence
    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...
  • Franklin McCain dies at 73; one of the 'Greensboro Four'

    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...
  • Sister Lois Mueller, teacher

    Sister Lois Mueller, teacher
    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. "I...
  • PASSINGS: Jose Sulaiman, Frank Marth

    Jose Sulaiman 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...
  • Gausman goes on disabled list with pneumonia

    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...
  • What doctors know: Spotting pneumonia early can be tricky

    Source: Cleveland Clinic whatdoctorsknow.com 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...
  • Health officials shut down hot tub where Legionnaires' disease was found

    Health officials shut down hot tub where Legionnaires' disease was found
    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...