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  • Read On: A health crisis hits home

    Read On: A health crisis hits home
    I’m supposed to write a column right now, but as I type these words my brother Len is fighting for his life at home battling AIDS. It’s tough for me to think of a whole lot else. So please indulge me. Len has never set foot in Burbank or...
  • The anti-vaccination movement brings the measles threat back home

    [UPDATE: This post has been updated as explained below.] In yet another sign of the perils and irresponsibility of the anti-vaccination movement, thousands of riders of the Bay Area Rapid Transit system are being warned that they may have been exposed...
  • Faith-healing Philadelphia couple sent to prison for sick son's death

    A Philadelphia couple who lost a second son by trying to cure him with prayer instead of science have been sentenced to prison in the death of the boy, who was ill with pneumonia but never saw a physician. Judge Benjamin Lerner sentenced Herbert and...
  • Mary Jane Trolinger, nurse

    Mary Jane Trolinger, nurse
    Mary Jane Trolinger, a retired registered nurse who was one of the original staffers of Johns Hopkins Hospital's Columbia Medical Plan, died Friday of pneumonia at her Ellicott City home. She was 89. The daughter of a newspaper advertising salesman...
  • Franklin S. Dail Sr., GM executive

    Franklin S. Dail Sr., GM executive
    Franklin S. Dail Sr., a retired General Motors executive who enjoyed tennis and running, died Thursday of pneumonia at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 82. The son of Franklin Dail, a grocery store owner, and Anna Dail, a...
  • John Henson, son of Muppets founder, dies at 48

    John Henson, who occasionally performed as a puppeteer in the Muppets troupe his father founded, died Friday of a heart attack at his home in upstate New York. He was 48 and did not have a history of heart trouble, his sister Cheryl said. His father,...
  • Nelson Mandela leaves $4.1-million estate to family, staff, schools

    Nelson Mandela leaves $4.1-million estate to family, staff, schools
    JUBA, South Sudan -- Nelson Mandela left an estate worth about $4.1 million -- a minuscule fortune compared to the wealth of many African leaders -- to his widow, Graca Machel; other family members; staff; and educational institutions, according to a...
  • Miley Cyrus to wear Brian Lichtenberg for Bangerz tour

    Miley Cyrus to wear Brian Lichtenberg for Bangerz tour
    Miley Cyrus plans to wear clothes by L.A. designer Brian Lichtenberg on her Bangerz tour, sources tell the New York Post. Lichtenberg is known for his drug-oriented and other cheeky pieces, such as garments with logos that play on well-established labels,...
  • S. Florida hospitals making the grade on national rankings

    S. Florida hospitals making the grade on national rankings
    South Florida's hospitals are among the best in the nation, if there's anything to be gleaned from the annual medical center rankings that are all the rage in the patient watchdog landscape these days. The Leapfrog Group, for example, awarded an "A"...
  • China reports first human case of new H10N8 bird flu, and it's fatal

    Chinese health authorities have identified a brand-new type of bird flu that killed an elderly woman in November and infected at least one other person in January. That trend prompted the experts to call for stepped-up surveillance to track the new...
  • Actress and rock singer cancels Lehigh Valley concert because of illness

     
    An actress and rock singer set to bring her band to the Lehigh Valley has canceled the show and the whole tour. Taylor Momsen, who at 20 is a veteran actress of nearly a dozen movies and for six years......