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Asthma (INACTIVE)

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  • Character Counts: Rodney Bryant Bien-Aime

    Rodney Bryant Bien-Aime Age: 11 School: West Gate Elementary in West Palm Beach Grade: Fifth Hometown: West Palm Beach Pillar: Respect Rodney's quiet, calm demeanor earns constant praise from teachers and peers alike. Displaying these traits is part...
  • Yes, attendance is that important [Commentary]

    Yes, attendance is that important [Commentary]
    Many good things are happening in Baltimore's public schools. We've moved away from zero-tolerance discipline policies, graduation rates are on the rise, and middle-graders are scoring higher on national assessments. But much more progress is needed,...
  • Nurse practitioner has advice for parents on managing their teens' health

    Nurse practitioner has advice for parents on managing their teens' health
    As a pediatric nurse practitioner at the Edgewater High School Student Health Center, Darcy Ravndal sees a wide variety of ailments. “It is busy, busy, busy,” she said. “I do everything from sports exams to managing asthma to taking...
  • Results-based financing for preschool catching on

    WASHINGTON Six hundred 3- and 4-year-olds are attending preschool in Salt Lake County and Park City, Utah, this year thanks to an innovative financing model that is catching the attention of government officials and lawmakers across the country. Under...
  • Half of Americans believe in medical conspiracy theories. That's dangerous.

    Half of Americans believe in medical conspiracy theories. That's dangerous.
    To vaccinate or not to vaccinate. That ... really shouldn’t be the question. But for some reason it is in America. Deadly diseases such as measles and polio are no longer a threat to the majority of vaccinated Americans. (As The Times’...
  • A community makes a difference in providing effective healthcare

    A community makes a difference in providing effective healthcare
    Patients begin lining up outside Capitol City Family Health Center before the doors open at 7:30 a.m. The clinic, on a ragged stretch of the boulevard that separates the black and white sections of town, is a refuge for thousands of this old southern...
  • 10 hidden dangers at home

    10 hidden dangers at home
    We like to think of our home as a safe haven where we can rest, unwind and enjoy times with friends and family. But there's danger lurking where you least expect it. More than half a million Marylanders suffered injuries that required hospital...
  • Military recruiters challenged to fill smaller, specialized force

    Military recruiters challenged to fill smaller, specialized force
    Chief Petty Officer Tori Novo says she finds herself saying "no" to young people who want to ship out to sea with the Navy more often than she used to. A recruiter for seven years, Novo says she has seen the standards for enlisting in the Navy become...
  • S. Florida hospitals making the grade on national rankings

    S. Florida hospitals making the grade on national rankings
    South Florida's hospitals are among the best in the nation, if there's anything to be gleaned from the annual medical center rankings that are all the rage in the patient watchdog landscape these days. The Leapfrog Group, for example, awarded an "A"...
  • Smoking is even worse than you thought [Editorial]

    Smoking is even worse than you thought  [Editorial]
    It's been half a century since the first U.S. surgeon general's report appeared linking smoking to lung cancer. In the decades that followed, federal and state health officials waged a vigorous public information and education campaign that convinced...
  • CVS' halt on tobacco wins praise

    CVS Caremark Corp.'s imminent exit from the cigarette and tobacco business — an unprecedented move for a major pharmacy company — is being cheered by many medical professionals and lawmakers as a triumph of corporate responsibility over the...