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  • Important kids' health topic

    Important kids' health topic
    As a parent, you make decisions every day to keep your child safe and healthy, which include keeping your child up-to-date on vaccines to help protect against serious diseases. Learning about vaccines will help you better understand why the disease...
  • Health plan tips for patients relying on specialty medications

     Health plan tips for patients relying on specialty medications
    Monday is the last day to begin the process of signing up for insurance under the Covered California statewide health exchange. But even for many of those already enrolled, the challenges are just beginning. Consider, for instance, the work to be done...
  • Newport News pain doctor has license suspended/Hearing slated for Friday has been continued

    Newport News pain doctor has license suspended/Hearing slated for Friday has been continued
    NOTE: Originally scheduled for Friday, April 4, in Richmond, the license hearing for Dr. Roger Phillips has been "continued." The Board of Medicine was not able to provide any further information. The Virginia Board of Medicine summarily suspended the...
  • What's up, Doc? Are amber teething necklaces safe?

    What's up, Doc? Are amber teething necklaces safe?
    Q: I’ve seen amber necklaces for babies that are intended to ease teething pain. Does this remedy work? Is it safe? A: Infants and toddlers are developmentally primed to put objects of curiosity into their mouths, so pediatricians worry about small...
  • County urges meningitis vaccinations for men who have sex with men

    County urges meningitis vaccinations for men who have sex with men
    Citing a recently identified uptick in potentially deadly meningococcal disease, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health recommended Wednesday that men who have sex with men get a meningitis vaccination. All men who have sex with men, whether...
  • Subject to debate: Do the Obamacare delays break the law?

    No one would claim that implementation of the Affordable Care Act has been especially smooth. The technical problems of the federal enrollment website, HealthCare.gov, last October and November, were only part of it: The administration has repeatedly...
  • 4-year-old boy brought crack to school

    4-year-old boy brought crack to school
    Officials in Philadelphia are wondering how a 4-year-old boy got the eight bags of crack-cocaine and $173 in cash he brought to his Pre-K class on Tuesday. The student showed the drugs and money to his classmates and one of them alerted the teacher, CBS...
  • Men accused of throwing 'shake and bake' meth lab at Lake deputy

    Men accused of throwing 'shake and bake' meth lab at Lake deputy
    Two men will need to be decontaminated before they're booked into jail after authorities say they threw a bottle with ingredients used to make meth at a Lake County deputy Monday morning. The run in began around 8:30 a.m. when deputies received a call...
  • 'Breaking Bad'-inspired blue meth hits the streets

    'Breaking Bad'-inspired blue meth hits the streets
    Blue meth inspired by the hit TV series "Breaking Bad" is hitting the streets of Albuquerque, but it's not the same quality of the "blue sky" drug made on the show. Dealers use chemicals to cut the meth and turn it blue, thus making it less pure,...
  • Crack-smoking Toronto mayor reportedly offered porn deal

    Crack-smoking Toronto mayor reportedly offered porn deal
    The craziness that is the Rob Ford saga continues. The Toronto mayor, who made worldwide headlines after his crack cocaine scandal, has reportedly been offered a porn deal. TMZ reported that Vivid Radio is making an offer to Ford to star in his own...
  • 'Breaking Bad' meth lab toy set sparks outrage

    Looking for the perfect Christmas gift for little Johnny or Susie? How about a "Breaking Bad" meth lab toy set? No, I'm not joking. It's astounding that anyone -- even the rabid "Breaking Bad" fans who live for Sundays to see what will happen to...