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  • Immunization deadline passes for Dallastown School District, 12 kept out of school

    Immunization deadline passes for Dallastown School District, 12 kept out of school
    The Pennsylvania Department of Health announced Friday they are extending the window for students to comply with a new school immunization law for two weeks. The health department implemented new immunization standards at the beginning of the 2011-2012...
  • A healthy dose of data

    A healthy dose of data
    The daily broadcast of medical reports, scientific studies and sociological statistics can cause your ears to ring. Sometimes a report will contradict the findings of another issued just days earlier. More often, compelling snapshots of the American...
  • A look at automatic budget cuts in Indiana

    Military and education would take big hits in Indiana from automatic cuts to the federal budget set to take effect this week, according to a report the White House issued Sunday. The White House compiled the numbers from federal agencies and its own...
  • White House warns about budget cuts in Florida

    While trying to blame Republicans, the White House predicts big losses of money and jobs in Florida because of budget cuts that will squeeze schools, work-study programs, Head Start, environmental protection, law enforcement and defense. The automatic...
  • CIA's outrageous fake vaccination plot

    The CIA is probably smug and triumphant about its duplicitous vaccination drive in Abbotabad, a mission hatched to catch and kill Osama bin Laden ("A tainted polio program," Jan. 7). As a doctor, I cringe to think of this unscrupulous use of medicine...
  • How I spent my sick days

    How I spent my sick days
    Recently, after a couple of days of feeling a bit run down, I groused to my wife that I didn't feel bad enough to miss work, just bad enough to make work a lot harder than usual. "It might be nice to feel bad enough to have to stay home," I said...
  • There's still time to get flu shot

    There's still time to get flu shot
    SOUTH BEND – Because this year's flu season began earlier than normal and is affecting people throughout the country, Dr. Thomas Felger, St. Joseph County health officer, encourages all residents who have not yet received their annual flu shot to do...
  • Baltimore County teacher diagnosed with possible case of whooping cough

    A Baltimore County teacher has been diagnosed with a probable case of pertussis, better known as whooping cough, school and health officials say. The fifth-grade teacher at Harford Hills Elementary School in Carney was sent to the hospital Monday after...
  • Replace the sequester before it's too late

    Replace the sequester before it's too late
    Over the past six years, Maryland has taken a balanced approach when it comes to fiscal policy — making responsible cuts to spending while prioritizing investments in jobs, opportunity, and a stronger middle class. Because of this balanced approach,...
  • Whooping cough cases rise

    Reported cases of whooping cough have tripled since last year, according to state health officials, with the Central Valley, the San Francisco Bay Area and the Los Angeles region seeing sizable increases in patients. In California, there have been 584...
  • Leila Denmark dies at 114; pediatrician practiced until she was 103

    Leila Denmark dies at 114; pediatrician practiced until she was 103
    Dr. Leila Daughtry Denmark, a Georgia pediatrician who was the country's oldest known practicing physician when she retired at 103, died Sunday at her daughter's home in Athens, Ga., her family announced. She was 114. Denmark was the world's fourth-...