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  • Children's Medical Association

    8430 W. Broward Blvd., Suite 300, Plantation 954-473-1101 Children’s Medical Association has three offices in Plantation, Tamarac and Heron Bay. Multiple doctors on staff at each location are able to treat a variety of ailments. Many of the...
  • U.S. could drop screening for deadly strain of E. coli

    U.S. could drop screening for deadly strain of E. coli
    At a time of rising concern over pathogens in produce, Congress is moving to eliminate the only national program that regularly screens U.S. fruits and vegetables for the type of E. coli that recently caused a deadly outbreak in Germany. The House last...
  • With whooping cough cases up, doctors stress booster vaccine

    With whooping cough cases up, doctors stress booster vaccine
    Cases of pertussis, a contagious disease that can be deadly for babies, is on the rise across all age groups in the United States because many adolescents and adults don't realize they need a booster vaccine to stay immunized. "I think the problem is...
  • New American Heart Association president driven by family history

    New American Heart Association president driven by family history
    It was 1985, and Gordon Tomaselli had graduated from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and completed his residency at the University of California at San Francisco. He was at a Boston hospital, interviewing for a possible fellowship, when he got the...
  • Mississippi Most Obese State, Colorado Least

    Mississippi Most Obese State, Colorado Least
    The number of obese U.S. adults rose in 16 states in the last year, helping to push obesity rates in a dozen states above 30 percent, according to a report released on Thursday. By that measure, Mississippi is the fattest state in the union with an adult...
  • Briefly In The News

    Tax issues for nonprofits discussed Laguna Beach nonprofits are invited to a free seminar on pitfalls regarding sales tax, raffles, lotteries and unrelated business income sponsored by the Laguna Beach Seniors and Laguna Beach Community Foundation from...
  • Vaccine safety: Misinformation about vaccine risks is making us less safe

    Vaccine safety: Misinformation about vaccine risks is making us less safe
    Last month, the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene reported the first case of measles in the state since 2009. This development demonstrates that even Maryland, which has one of the highest vaccination rates in the U.S., is not immune to...
  • Making the case for smart meters

    Utilities are installing smart meters and moving toward a smarter grid. Modernizing our electrical and water infrastructure by integrating new technologies helps bring our system into the 21st century in order for us to meet future needs of our...
  • 3 hospitals recognized for treatment of LGBT patients

    3 hospitals recognized for treatment of LGBT patients
    Three area hospitals were recognized in a new nationwide survey for their treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender patients. The Human Rights Campaign's Healthcare Equality Index 2011, released last week, cited Advocate Illinois Masonic...
  • Parents have good reason to distrust childhood vaccines

    Steven L. Salzberg's response to Margaret Dunkle's vaccination op-ed is itself a study in fear-mongering and ignorance ("Sun prints dangerous anti-vaccination op-ed," July 14). It is precisely because of the condescending and uninformed views of Dr....
  • Support groups meeting in Howard County

    These groups meet regularly. ALS Resource support group — First Saturday, 12:30-2:30 p.m. Educational support for ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) patients, family members and friends. Owen Brown Interfaith Center, Conference Room 116B, 7246 Cradlerock...