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  • North Texas Vets Warn Against Dog Flu

    North Texas Vets Warn Against Dog Flu
    City Vet's Dr. Jana Bryant is educating dog owners about a new illness targeting their pets -- Canine Influenza, or "dog flu." Bryant said, "We`re not being alarmist about this disease, but we definitely want to be proactive. Because it is a disease...
  • Shameful 'Shameless' audition won Laura Wiggins her role

    Shameful 'Shameless' audition won Laura Wiggins her role
    When you're being considered for your first major role and it's to play a sex-addicted teen, you might have to do embarrassing things while auditioning. Laura Slade Wiggins, who plays Karen Jackson on Showtime's "Shameless," learned that first hand....
  • Dr. Jen Ashton: Age Stopping Secrets

    Dr. Jen Ashton: Age Stopping Secrets
    Dr. Jennifer Ashton is a Board-Certified Ob-Gyn, who specializes in Adolescent Gynecology. Born in California and raised in Tenafly, New Jersey, she hails from a family of 6 other physicians and one nurse. She attended the Horace Mann School and then...
  • Meggett, often a confounding personality, must carry the Terps

    Meggett, often a confounding personality, must carry the Terps
    New Maryland football coach Randy Edsall has three preset buttons on his car radio: sports talk, news talk and country. But none of those options appealed to Davin Meggett, the fourth-year captain who Edsall says will be his "workhorse" running back this...
  • Flu season off to a slow start; vaccine still available

    Flu season off to a slow start; vaccine still available
    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that flu cases have begun to creep up in February, making it one of the latest starts to the influenza season in almost three decades. There are a few flu strains circulating, including H1N1, but...
  • Calvert County family members all had the flu

    Calvert County family members all had the flu
    State health officials say today that lab tests confirm all four members of a Calvert County family striken with a severe respiratory illness in recent weeks had the H3N2 strain of influenza A, a strain of the flu that has been going around this season....
  • Funeral held for Calvert County family stricken with flu

    Funeral held for Calvert County family stricken with flu
    Lou Ruth Blake was the family's matriarch who sang in the church choir and organized gospel shows. Lowell Frederick Blake liked to make people laugh. Venessa Marie Blake was the ardent churchgoer with a contagious smile. All three family members died...
  • After slow start, flu season ramps up in Maryland

    After slow start, flu season ramps up in Maryland
    It's nearly spring, temperatures in the 70s, yet the flu waited until now to ramp up in Maryland, killing three members of a Calvert County family. Usually, flu season strikes earlier. By this time last year, the flu had been widespread and had already...
  • Morial Helps Silence Is Violence Seek NOPD Information

    Morial Helps Silence Is Violence Seek NOPD Information
    Tuesday evening, a man stood in front of a coffee shop crowd in the Faubourg Marigny while holding a small stack of papers, each containing line after line of blacked-out words. The man was Jacques Morial, the brother and son of two of the city's...
  • Retail chains offering vaccines ahead of flu season's start

    Retail chains offering vaccines ahead of flu season's start
    Health care workers are still finishing up rounds of back to school immunizations but for everyone else, it's already time to start thinking about flu vaccinations. "Does it seem a little early to be talking about it? Yes it does, but I understand it,...
  • Three cases of flu linked to County Fair

    Three cases of flu linked to County Fair
    The Pennsylvania departments of Health and Agriculture today announced three cases of a novel influenza A virus have been identified, and are now linked to an agricultural fair in southwestern Pennsylvania. The first individual to become ill, announced...