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  • Swine Flu Poses Holiday Puzzle

    Swine Flu Poses Holiday Puzzle
    ATLANTA -- Health officials say swine flu cases appear to be declining throughout most of the U.S., but the specter of Thanksgiving gatherings makes it hard to predict what will happen next. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday...
  • Three Local Hospitals Lift Expanded Restricted Visitors Policy

    Three Local Hospitals Lift Expanded Restricted Visitors Policy
    Gettysburg Hospital, Memorial Hospital and York Hospital lift their expanded restricted visitors' policy on Tuesday after seeing a decrease in flu-like illnesses in our area. All three hospitals broadened their visitors policy to restrict all visitors...
  • FOX40 Investigates: Abusing California's Medical Marijuana Laws

    FOX40 Investigates: Abusing California's Medical Marijuana Laws
    With names like "Afghan Train Wreck," "Grand Daddy Purple," "Pink Panther" and others, the list of available pot at local dispensaries reads more like a menu than a prescription pad. But in the state of California, we call it by a different name:...
  • Ex-McDonogh QB Sabelhaus finds happiness in Hollywood

    Ex-McDonogh QB Sabelhaus finds happiness in Hollywood
    The pictures come clearly into the mind of Bob Sabelhaus Sr., as he is driving to New York for Thanksgiving and talking on his cell phone about his son Bobby, who in 1995 was the nation's top-rated quarterback prospect during his senior year at McDonogh....
  • 2 Dead, 28 Sick in Possible E. coli Outbreak

    2 Dead, 28 Sick in Possible E. coli Outbreak
    Two deaths and more than two dozen illnesses may be linked to fresh ground beef that has been recalled due to a possible E. coli contamination, health officials said Monday. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said twenty-eight people may have...
  • Take Control of Your Health

    Take Control of Your Health
    If you're ready to take control of your health, start by washing your hands for 15 to 20 seconds, about as long as it takes to sing "Happy Birthday" twice. Doing this simple act, while avoiding certain behaviors - smoking, excessive drinking and eating...
  • One side effect of an illness can be a loss of friends

    One side effect of an illness can be a loss of friends
    "Don't you wish you had just slapped her in the hospital?" a good friend asked me after my daughter had recovered from a four-year battle with anorexia. It was hard for me to hear that -- she had successfully recovered and yet I was still criticized....
  • Sept. 21, 2003: 7-year-old's struggle gives inspiration to U.Va. assistant football coach Mike London

    There are no visible scars. A nearly hairless head that's usually covered by a floppy denim hat and the surgical mask she wears in crowds are the only signs that something may be different. Nothing in Ticynn London's behavior indicates she is anything...
  • Health-related books

    Health-related books
    The folks on your shopping list are likely an eclectic mix, with various interests and opinions and points of view. But all of them have some interest in some aspect of health -- if not their own, certainly a loved one's. By no small coincidence, the...
  • Borderline personality disorder grows as healthcare concern

    They have the thinnest skin, the shortest fuses and take the hardest knocks. In psychiatrists' offices, they have long been viewed as among the most challenging patients to treat. They are the kind of people who drive a friend away for interfering and...
  • Good Reads Make Great Gifts

    Good Reads Make Great Gifts
    The folks on your shopping list are likely an eclectic mix, with various interests and opinions and points of view. But all of them have some interest in some aspect of health - if not their own, certainly a loved one's. By no small coincidence, the...