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  • Doctors advise against long-term antibiotic treatment for Lyme Disease

    PITTSBURGH Impassioned debate, replete with criticisms and name-calling, rages over the cause of and treatment for lingering Lyme disease symptoms a topic of local importance considering the infection is now found in every Pennsylvania county and also in other parts of the country.
  • Bird flu virus raises questions scientists working to answer

    It's been five months since the H5N2 bird flu virus was discovered in the United States, and producers have lost 21 million birds in the Midwest alone. Yet, researchers acknowledge they still know little about a bird flu virus that's endangered turkey and...

    71 fall ill on Holland America cruise ship

    71 fall ill on Holland America cruise ship
    Seventy-one people on a Holland America Line cruise ship fell ill before the ship returned to Port Everglades early Friday. Sixty of 1,138 passengers on the ms Maasdam and 11 of 578 crew members experienced vomiting and diarrhea during the cruise, the U....

    Lead paint poisons poor Chicago kids as city spends millions less on cleanup

    Lead paint poisons poor Chicago kids as city spends millions less on cleanup
    Alarming levels of brain-damaging lead are poisoning more than a fifth of the children tested from some of the poorest parts of Chicago, even as the hazard has been largely eliminated in more prosperous neighborhoods, a Tribune investigation has found....

    It's Better Sleep Month. Good luck with that

    It's Better Sleep Month. Good luck with that
    May is Better Sleep Month, as if you didn't know. Better Sleep Month is promoted by the Better Sleep Council, which is an arm of the International Sleep Products Assn., which is a mouthpiece for the mattress industry. But don't let all those corporate...