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  • Terror en California por sismo de 5.1 grados | FOTOS Y VIDEO

    Terror en California por sismo de 5.1 grados | FOTOS Y VIDEO
    El temblor de 5,1 grados de magnitud con epicentro en el sureste de Los Ángeles, así como sus posteriores 38 replicas registradas hasta el momento, han puesto de relieve la importancia de la prevención y preparación ante los desastres naturales. El mayor...
  • Walkers hit Fort Lauderdale beach Sunday in battle to conquer HIV/AIDS

    Walkers hit Fort Lauderdale beach Sunday in battle to conquer HIV/AIDS
    A rainbow tide of men, women and children in brightly colored shirts swept along the beachfront Sunday in an annual effort to raise money and awareness about a deadly disease that continues to plague South Florida. "This event is always very...
  • Consumer Reports: Got joint pain? How to get relief

    Achy joints? Join the club. Consumer Reports notes that more than 50 million adults in the United States have arthritis, and close to half of them say that the condition limits their daily activities, according to the national Centers for Disease...
  • Bow Hunting Increases To Highest Levels In State

    Bow Hunting Increases To Highest Levels In State
    Last year appears to have been the first time since Native Americans ruled this land in the early 1600s that more deer were killed with a bow than with a gun. Arrows took down at least 6,046 white-tails; bullets at least 4,340. While state officials say...
  • Electronic cigarettes can be dangerous, even if you don't smoke them

    Electronic cigarettes can be dangerous, even if you don't smoke them
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has identified a new health problem related to electronic cigarettes -- the risk that the devices themselves or the liquid nicotine that goes into them will cause injury to eyes, skin or other body parts....
  • GLCCB to host forum on pre-exposure HIV treatment for at-risk populations

    GLCCB to host forum on pre-exposure HIV treatment for at-risk populations
    Local medical professionals will gather with members of Baltimore's gay community later this month to discuss a new medical treatment that involves HIV-negative patients taking a daily pill to avoid becoming infected. The April 28 forum, hosted by the...
  • Focus on mental health for child safety: My Word

    April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. May is Mental Health Awareness Month. The good news is that child advocates and mental-health professionals don't limit their efforts to 4 1/2 weeks a year. In fact, most spend their lives trying to make...
  • April 7 Letters: Transportation workers driver tendencies, tethering laws

    Be aware of workers Every April, we mark National Work Zone Awareness Week to remember highway workers killed in work zone crashes, and to draw attention to the work zone risks for all motorists. As a 21-year employee of the Virginia Department of...
  • Liberian president cautions against panic over Ebola outbreak

    MONROVIA, Liberia Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Saturday appealed to her countrymen not to panic over the Ebola outbreak, which is suspected to have claimed at least six lives in the West African country. In a written statement, the...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Trinity Alumna And Activist Regan Hofmann To Discuss Stigma Of HIV/AIDS

    HIV/AIDS activist Regan Hofmann, a member of Trinity College's Class of 1989, will deliver a lecture entitled "Sex and Secrets" on Tuesday, April 8 at 4:30 p.m. in the Wean Terrace Rooms in Mather Hall on the Trinity campus, 300 Summit Street. The...
  • Still rising: 1 in 68 kids has an autism spectrum disorder, CDC says

    Still rising: 1 in 68 kids has an autism spectrum disorder, CDC says
    Autism is much more common than previously thought, according to a new government report that estimates that 1 in 68 children have some form of the disorder. Boosting the rate has become a two-year ritual since the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...