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Pneumonia

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  • Taiwanese woman is the first human to be sickened by H6N1 bird flu

    A 20-year-old woman in Taiwan has achieved the dubious distinction of being the first patient known to have been sickened by a strain of bird flu known as H6N1. The woman, who became ill in May, appears to have made a full recovery, according to a...
  • Are you short of breath?

    It may be a simple case of asthma or a serious heart condition. Here's when to report it. You take a brief walk up some stairs and find yourself straining to catch your breath. Are you developing bronchitis, or an even more serious health problem?...
  • Premature twins born to former West Orange athlete, wife come out fighting

    Premature twins born to former West Orange athlete, wife come out fighting
    The hospital room was dark and empty when Devon Burkhalter awoke. Memories of doctors yelling slowly crept into her mind. The past 12 hours had been a whirlwind. "They kept telling me, 'The babies need to come out now, or they won't make it,'" said...
  • 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,...
  • In the vortex, with a pencil

    I went out early Tuesday to have a look at the "polar vortex," the latest forecasting catch phrase to emanate from the people who bring us the weather. The first time I heard it was last week, and it reminded me of that "Saturday Night Live" skit in...
  • Chieh "Jeffrey" Huang, civil engineer

    Chieh "Jeffrey" Huang, civil engineer
    Chieh "Jeffrey" Huang, a retired civil engineer who was a founder of the Chinese Language School of Baltimore, died Jan. 21 of pneumonia at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 78. Mr. Huang was born in Beijing. After the Communists took over...
  • Remains of 55 found at notorious former Florida reform school

    For decades, relatives of some boys dispatched to the notorious Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys have struggled to find out what became of them after they went missing amid reports of beatings, torture and sexual assaults at the reform school in Marianna,...
  • Baby gorilla at San Diego Zoo Safari Park doing well

    Baby gorilla at San Diego Zoo Safari Park doing well
    SAN DIEGO -- Good news from the San Diego Zoo Safari Park: the 8-day-old gorilla that had been struggling with pneumonia is now stable and "showing great improvement," officials said. "She's developing normally and very rapidly," said Nadine Lamberski,...
  • Norman J. Roppelt, champion duckpin bowler

    Norman J. Roppelt, champion duckpin bowler
    Norman J. Roppelt Sr., a champion duckpin bowler and softball player whose mastery of the Baltimore chop earned him membership in the Maryland Oldtimers Fastpitch Softball Association's Hall of Fame, died Jan. 16 of pneumonia at Hilton Head Hospital in...