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  • 26 people treated after Army's accidental anthrax shipments

    26 people treated after Army's accidental anthrax shipments
    At least 26 people are being treated for potential exposure to deadly anthrax after an Army biodefense facility in Utah mistakenly sent live samples to 18 private and military laboratories in as many as nine states and South Korea, officials said...
  • As many as 51 labs in 17 states, 3 countries, received live anthrax samples

    As many as 51 labs in 17 states, 3 countries, received live anthrax samples
    An Army testing facility in Utah mistakenly sent live anthrax samples without proper safeguards to more laboratories, states and countries than previously reported, officials said Wednesday — and the number is expected to increase. Dugway...
  • My Pet World: Obese and overweight pets need our help

    As our love for our pets has grown, so have the pets themselves. In the U.S., an estimated 52.6% of dogs and 57.6% of cats are overweight or obese, according to the Assn. for Pet Obesity Prevention. Many veterinarians say the problem has become an...
  • Army chemical-biological center in Edgewood, private lab in Maryland received live anthrax samples

    Army chemical-biological center in Edgewood, private lab in Maryland received live anthrax samples
    — The Edgewood Area of Aberdeen Proving Ground was one of several facilities to which an Army bio-defense organization mistakenly sent samples of live anthrax, officials said Thursday, and a private commercial laboratory in Maryland was the first to...
  • What Doctors Know: New survey offers inside look at risky behavior among today's teens

    whatdoctorsknow.com "When I was your age..." There's a certain time in our lives -- somewhere between being a parent and a grandparent -- when we look at today's generation and come to the conclusion: "Kids were different in our day." Generation...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • More listeria illnesses linked to Blue Bell products after recall

    More listeria illnesses linked to Blue Bell products after recall
    Federal officials have linked two more listeria illnesses to Blue Bell Creameries products, a day after the Brenham, Texas-based company issued a nationwide recall of all of its products due to an ongoing outbreak of the potentially fatal foodborne...