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Senior Health (INACTIVE)

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  • Time of the season to get a flu vaccine

    Time of the season to get a flu vaccine
    Fall is here, but that also brings us closer to flu season and doctors are repeating their annual advisory to get vaccinated. Doctors say almost everyone should get a flu vaccine, but it is especially important for pregnant women, children, seniors and...
  • Baltimore Messenger Best Bets

    MinĂ¡s — 815 W. 36th St., presents "A Portrait of Poe," a one-man play starring Mark S. Sanders and a fundraising event for "Pennies for Poe," Oct. 14, 15 and 21, 8 p.m. $10. Call 410-732-4258 or go to http://www.minasgalleryandboutique.com or http:/...
  • CDC Doctor Arrested for Child Molestation, Bestiality

    CDC Doctor Arrested for Child Molestation, Bestiality
    ATLANTA -- An official with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been arrested and charged with two counts of child molestation and one count of bestiality, police said. Police arrested Dr. Kimberly Quinlan Lindsey, 44, in DeKalb County...
  • Medicare chief promises better benefits

    Medicare chief promises better benefits
    Medicare chief Jonathan Blum was in Chicago this week to get the word out about changes to the federal health insurance program, which begins open enrollment Saturday. Among the changes this year: fewer health plans, lower premiums and an earlier...
  • Bill would toughen rules for nursing homes

    Legislation introduced today would provide disabled children in Illinois nursing homes with a variety of new safeguards, including stiffer penalties for poor care and tougher rules on when families must be notified of violations. The reform package,...
  • Health Notes: Who knew?

    <span style=color:#ff0000><b>Health Notes:</b></span> Who knew?
    Yep, who knew that it's National Senior Health and Fitness Day. Denny's reports that it's celebrating with a wide range of healthy dishes for diners aged 50 years and older. As well as serving a variety of all-American diner classics, Denny’s...
  • Health

    As the population of Howard County has grown, so have the health care resources available to residents. Over the past decade, Kaiser Permanente, the nation’s largest health maintenance organization, opened a 17,500-square-foot center in Columbia...
  • Seniors

    When Columbia was created more than 40 years ago, it was known as “the city without grandparents.” Today, according to the Howard County Office on Aging, seniors have made the county one of the fastest-growing jurisdictions in Maryland in the...
  • Legislation helping disabled heads to governor

    The Illinois Senate today joined the state House in passing sweeping reforms to safeguard thousands of children and adults with severe developmental disabilities. The proposed new laws, sparked by a Tribune investigation, include stiffer fines for poor...
  • New law requires stricter guidelines for nursing homes

    New law requires stricter guidelines for nursing homes
    For years, deaths of disabled children at Illinois nursing homes faced little scrutiny. Regulators weren't always informed, coroners weren't notified — even some family members weren't told whether neglect was involved. But that could soon change...
  • For free fitness, check out the Y

    As stated in the recent article, "Getting fit for free" (published Thursday, June 2), there is a plethora of free exercise options for residents to take advantage of throughout the Baltimore area. Given our mission and 160-year history, the Y of Central...