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  • Lyme disease activists take fight to D.C.

    This Wednesday, Bambi Albert will set off from her home in Plainfield Township, making the four-hour drive to Arlington, Va., in a 2011 Jeep Compass packed with several days of clothing and a tote bag full of pamphlets and placards about Lyme disease....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Harsh Northeast Winter No Hindrance To Hungry Ticks

    Harsh Northeast Winter No Hindrance To Hungry Ticks
    ALBANY — Think you're safe from ticks because the harsh winter froze them or because you haven't been trekking through the woods? Think again. Researchers focused on ticks and the debilitating diseases they spread say the heavy snow that blanketed...
  • Autism Month still finds disturbing trends

    Autism Month still finds disturbing trends
      Each April, it is important that we take the opportunity to increase public awareness about Autism Spectrum Disorder. One year ago, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that the prevalence of autism had again increased; this time to...
  • 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...
  • The real scoop on dog poop

    We've all stepped in it and seen it on our lawns, in parks and in public places. Dog feces is more than just a smelly nuisance; it is actually a health and environmental hazard. As a health hazard to humans and pets, dog feces contains harmful...
  • The richer you are, the better you sleep

    The richer you are, the better you sleep
    Mo' money, mo' sleep. That's the takeaway from a fascinating slice of data the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last week looking at sleep levels by income group. Crunching numbers from the 2013 National Health Interview Survey, CDC...