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  • HIV-positive player kicked off Kissimmee rec basketball team

    HIV-positive player kicked off Kissimmee rec basketball team
    A St. Cloud man was kicked out of a Kissimmee Parks and Recreation basketball game this week because he is HIV-positive. Dakota Basinger, 21, had been playing league basketball all season for Florida Dream Sports, a league sponsored by the city of...
  • Conference set for Autism Awareness Month

    As one of the speakers at the second annual "Autism in the Classroom Conference," Maryellen Quinn-Lunny is well known as director of the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities at Florida Atlantic University. She has worked in special education for 34...
  • E-cigarette firms targeting young people, lawmakers say

    E-cigarette firms targeting young people, lawmakers say
    WASHINGTON — E-cigarette companies are preying on young consumers by using candy flavors, social media ads and free samples at rock concerts, according to a report released Monday by Democratic legislators. A survey of nine electronic-cigarette...
  • Oxford Woman, 94, An Unlikely Victim Of Anthrax Attacks

    Oxford Woman, 94, An Unlikely Victim Of Anthrax Attacks
    For weeks Ottilie Lundgren hadn't been able to shake a pesky cold, so when her niece Shirley Davis visited her Oxford home on a Friday morning and found the 94-year-old woman was having difficulty breathing, they went to the hospital. "I remember she...
  • Carry autism awareness on your shoulder

    Carry autism awareness on your shoulder
    Online handbag company Urban Junket is offering a stylish way to commemorate Autism Awareness Month during April—by shopping for a new purse. The web site is collaborating with Jackie Cousins, age 30, an artist and animator with autism. She is...
  • Ohio mumps outbreak rises to 212 cases, largely hits state university

    (Reuters) - The number of cases of mumps in central Ohio in a rare outbreak has jumped to 212, from 116 early this month, mostly affecting students and others connected to The Ohio State University, public health officials said on Monday. At least 132...
  • Eggs 101

    NUTRITION: Recent USDA studies give eggs a better nutritional profile than a decade ago. With about 70 calories, a large egg contains 187 mg of cholesterol, about 14 percent lower than previously measured. Eggs are rich in vitamin D (41 IU per egg) and...
  • Autism Treatment For Under-Threes Is Key, But Diagnosis Is Tough

    Most children with autism are well past their fourth birthday by the time they're diagnosed with the condition, according to new government data. Their parents and teachers may have raised red flags earlier, but it takes months or years to confirm...
  • Lawmakers seek regulation of e-cigarette liquids

    Lawmakers seek regulation of e-cigarette liquids
    Amid mounting safety concerns about accidental nicotine exposure, state representatives have decided they aren't going to wait for federal regulation of electronic cigarettes to push childproofing legislation forward. About five months ago, the U.S....
  • Cruise departs despite apprehension over viral outbreak

    Cruise departs despite apprehension over viral outbreak
    Passengers boarding the Grandeur of the Seas arrived Saturday at the port of Baltimore carrying their luggage, hopes for a relaxing vacation and, in some cases, extra vitamins to ward off illnesses that have plagued the ship's last two voyages. "We're...
  • Baltimore-based cruise ship set to depart tonight despite viral outbreak

    Baltimore-based cruise ship set to depart tonight despite viral outbreak
    For the second time in two weeks, a Baltimore-based cruise ship is dealing with an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness. The Grandeur of the Seas, a Royal Caribbean ship, has reported nearly 100 passengers on a seven-day cruise that departed April 5...