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  • 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...
  • As the flu season gets under way, health experts urge vaccination, tout new choices

    As the flu season gets under way, health experts urge vaccination, tout new choices
    It's the time of year once again for body aches, intense coughing and fever — common symptoms of seasonal flu. But the good news is that more and more people are getting flu shots, guarding them against complications that could land them in the...
  • Sac International Ranks among Worst Airports for Spreading Illness

    Sac International Ranks among Worst Airports for Spreading Illness
    If you've ever called in sick to work because of the cold your child brought home from day care, then you're no stranger to how a series of contacts can wind up spreading illness. Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology have taken a new look...
  • Health officials urge caution around pigs at fairgrounds

    Health officials urge caution around pigs at fairgrounds
    If you're heading out to the Illinois State fair next week, you might want to take some precautions.           Health officials are reminding fairgoers to be careful around pigs because of a new strain of flu spreading from animals to people.          ...
  • Flu season is around the corner -- shots are available now!

    Flu season is around the corner -- shots are available now!
     Flu season in the United States can begin as early as October and can continue through mid-May, with the highest concentration of cases occurring between December and April. Flu symptoms include headache, body aches, fever, fatigue, sore throat and dry...
  • Princeton Day Academy loads up on Baltimore basketball players

    Princeton Day Academy loads up on Baltimore basketball players
    Van Whitfield was born in Baltimore, raised in Baltimore and “sent to die” in Baltimore. Last year Whitfield, a best-selling author and the boys basketball coach at Princeton Day Academy in Beltsville, suffered a heart attack, contracted...
  • Whooping cough making a comeback in Md., U.S.

    Whooping cough making a comeback in Md., U.S.
    Public health officials are warning adults and adolescents to get booster shots in the wake of an unusually large number of cases of whooping cough this year around the nation and in Maryland. More than 20,000 cases of the respiratory disease were...
  • Illinois State Fair taking steps to stop spread of new swine flu

    Illinois State Fair taking steps to stop spread of new swine flu
    Illinois State Fair organizers are equipping the Springfield fairgrounds with extra hand-washing stations and cautionary signs to keep an emerging swine flu strain at bay. State public health officials on Thursday confirmed Illinois' first case, a...
  • Swine flu cases found in Maryland

    Swine flu cases found in Maryland
    Six Queen Anne's County residents have been diagnosed with a strain of swine flu that has been infecting people across the country, including many who have been attending state and local agricultural fairs, according to state health officials. There have...
  • Maryland State Fair organizers on alert for swine flu

    Maryland State Fair organizers on alert for swine flu
    As the state fair opens in Timonium, pigs that will be judged for prizes will also be under scrutiny from state veterinarians after an outbreak of swine flu nearly threatened to shut down the event. The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene...
  • Hearing impaired get boost at Hopkins clinic

    Hearing impaired get boost at Hopkins clinic
    Hearing aids have improved the quality of many people's lives, but most users have learned they are less than ideal in noisy environments. Going to the airport, store or doctor's office can be frustrating, said Dr. Frank R. Lin, a Johns Hopkins...