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  • Fourth bacterial infection death reported at South Carolina hospital

    CHARLESTON S.C. (Reuters) - A patient who contracted a rare bacterial infection during surgery at a South Carolina hospital died last week, bringing the total deaths to four since the outbreak was first suspected in May, a hospital spokeswoman said on...
  • Florida's the scariest state? Only if you're a wimp

    Florida's the scariest state? Only if you're a wimp
    Look out, my fellow Floridians. The industrial fear complex is once again targeting our great state. The latest trumped-up outrage is a ranking of the supposedly "scariest states in America" — where Florida ranked No. 1. Why? Well, according...
  • TCA 2014: Where is 'The Strain' going? Look to Corey Stoll's wig

    TCA 2014: Where is 'The Strain' going? Look to Corey Stoll's wig
    FX's new vampire series "The Strain" has just begun its first season, but co-creator Guillermo Del Toro was not shy about discussing where the story would lead in future episodes during his appearance on a very packed panel at the Television Critics Assn....
  • Football: Gov. Brown signs bill restricting contact drills

    Football: Gov. Brown signs bill restricting contact drills
    Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed into law AB 2127, which prohibits football teams at middle and high schools from holding full-contact practices that exceed 90 minutes on a single day, bans teams from holding more than two full-contact practices per week...
  • Preocupan casos de chikinguña en la región

    Preocupan casos de chikinguña en la región
    BOGOTA - La confirmación de los dos primeros casos no importados de la fiebre chikunguña en Florida (EE.UU.), precedida de la declaración de la existencia de una epidemia en Puerto Rico, ha incrementado la preocupación por una enfermedad que en América ya...
  • Two additional vaccinations required for students in Carroll County

    Although it's still mid-summer, the first day of school is not far off. In addition to choosing a backpack in which to carry their new pencils and notebooks, some Carroll County students also have to get additional immunizations before they can start...
  • New law restricts full-contact football practice for high school teams

    New law restricts full-contact football practice for high school teams
    Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed into law AB 2127, which prohibits football teams at middle and high schools from holding full-contact practices that exceed 90 minutes a day, limits the number of full-contact practices during the season to two per week...
  • Osceola may hire private firm to handle inmate health care

    Osceola may hire private firm to handle inmate health care
    Osceola County is working on a deal to hire a private health-care company for jail inmates that has been sued elsewhere over alleged poor care and, in one case, the death of a prisoner. Commissioners have voted to begin negotiations with Miami-based...
  • A CDC safety net full of holes

    The recent safety lapses at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention might have been chalked up to the sloppy work habits of a few employees, easily resolved, if it weren't for the revelation last week that there has in fact been a systemic...
  • HPV test better than Pap for assessing cervical cancer risk: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Testing for human papillomavirus (HPV) may be the best way to know whether a woman is at risk of developing cervical cancer in the near future, according to a new study. Negative HPV tests provided women with more reliable...
  • U.S. strokes, stroke deaths decreased over past decades

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The number of Americans having strokes and the number dying following strokes decreased over the past 20 years, according to a new study. The declines in strokes and improvements in survival were similar between blacks,...