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Pneumonia

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  • What patients should know about antibiotics

    What patients should know about antibiotics
    Antibiotics have saved countless lives over the years, but their overuse has lead to problems including antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Dr. Mary R. Clance, an epidemiologist at Anne Arundel Medical Center, discusses the history, troubles and appropriate...
  • Obituary for Gov. Reubin Askew

    Obituary for Gov. Reubin Askew
    TALLAHASSEE -- Former Florida Gov. Reubin Askew, who led a growing mega-state through a period of modernization and public corruption, died Thursday morning. He was 85. A family spokesman said he had been admitted to the hospital last Saturday with ...
  • Roy Simmons dies at 57; NFL player later came out as gay

    The ability to disguise is valued in football, as it is essential to fooling an opponent. In a sense, offensive lineman Roy Simmons was better at concealing than most. Simmons hid his homosexuality from his New York Giants and Washington Redskins...
  • P.B. Lakes girls basketball players suffer concussions in state semifinal

    Palm Beach Lakes girls basketball coach Cassandra Rahming said Saturday two of her players suffered concussions in the team's Class 7A state semifinal game against Apopka Wekiva. Guard Nicalyah Sligh was taken to a Lakeland hospital Thursday after...
  • 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...
  • Donald O. King, city educator

    Donald O. King, city educator
    Donald O. King, a former educator and founder of what is now the Valleybrook Country Club, died Saturday of pneumonia at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air. He was 88. The son of Walter O. King, a mailman, and Esther Rose King, a homemaker,...
  • James Schlesinger dies at 85; former Defense secretary and CIA chief

    James Schlesinger dies at 85; former Defense secretary and CIA chief
    James R. Schlesinger, the hawkish and sometimes overbearingly erudite conservative whose controversial Washington career included serving as U.S. secretary of Defense under Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford before becoming the nation's first Energy...
  • Ted Cohen, 1939-2014

     Ted Cohen, 1939-2014
    During his career as a philosophy professor at the University of Chicago, Ted Cohen took an expansive view of his field, which he felt covered relationships as well as how and why everything from art to fiction to even jokes appealed to people. Mr....
  • Orange County confirms 21 cases of measles

    Orange County confirms 21 cases of measles
    Orange County health officials met in an emergency session this week after the latest measles tally showed the number of cases in the county had rocketed in the last few weeks. There are now 21 confirmed cases of measles in Orange County, the most of...