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  • Is ice cream safe? Federal health officials say yes

    Is ice cream safe to eat? Federal officials say yes, even amid recalls by two ice cream companies after the discovery of listeria bacteria in their frozen confections. The Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
  • Second tuberculosis case confirmed in Baltimore County

    A Baltimore County resident affiliated with the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health has been diagnosed with tuberculosis, the second case reported in the county this week. County health officials announced the case Friday...
  • Carbon monoxide detector saves lives in apartment complex

    Carbon monoxide detector saves lives in apartment complex
    When Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue responded to a 911 call prompted by a resident's beeping carbon monoxide detector, paramedics found an unconscious man inside a townhome and a car running in the garage, an official said. "He didn't have a carbon...
  • Teens who abuse study drugs face legal, health problems in the future

    Teens who abuse study drugs face legal, health problems in the future
    Tucked inside dresser drawers, sold in school bathrooms and popped before exams, “study drugs” like Adderall are prescription medications that many teens are familiar with. The pills are sold and traded with bold promises: You’ll be...
  • Blue Bell says it's still trying to pinpoint listeria cause

    Blue Bell says it's still trying to pinpoint listeria cause
    A massive recall has brought more attention and put more pressure on a century-old Texas ice cream company that has been searching to discover how its products became linked to a deadly string of listeria cases. Blue Bell Creameries said Tuesday, a day...
  • IUN forum looks for solutions for child abuse

    There are hundreds of programs across the United States that attempt to deal with the problems of child abuse and neglect on a local level. That, according to an official with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is partially what inhibits...
  • Deadline nears for decision on Indiana needle-exchange bill

    With only days left in Indiana's legislative session, the question of whether to legalize needle-exchanges in areas of the state at highest risk for HIV outbreaks, like the one that has infected more than 130 people in a rural southern county, remains...
  • Neither agencies nor Blue Bell tested products for Listeria

    DALLAS They were hospitalized patients, the most vulnerable of victims, recovering from surgery or maybe a lengthy illness. But they were able to sip a drink made with Blue Bell ice cream. The five patients in a Kansas hospital savored their ice-cream...
  • Senior Home Health Care: Preventing Fall Injuries, Part I

    Long-Term Impact of Inactivity According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approx. 25,500 older adults died from unintentional fall injuries in 2013. One out of three adults 65 and older falls every year. In addition, the CDC...
  • Century student diagnosed with whooping cough

    Century student diagnosed with whooping cough
    Carroll County Health officials said Wednesday a single confirmed case of pertussis, more commonly known as whooping cough, identified in a Century High School student this week is not a sign of an outbreak. Troy Barnes, principal at the Eldersburg...
  • Fear of doctors, vaccines in US and around the world

    Doctors take a pledge to "First, do no harm." This credo is derived from the Hippocratic Oath a sworn solemn duty doctors make when they embark on their career. The Hippocratic Oath is nothing to sneeze at; few other professions require a swearing of...