| Sep 3, 2013
| 6:08 PM
Officials have warned residents to protect themselves from mosquito bites after dozens of dead birds and mosquito samples -- including three reported in Burbank -- tested positive for West Nile virus in Los Angeles County last month, authorities said.
| Sep 5, 2013
| 8:30 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a large new U.S. study, migraine headaches were found to be more likely to happen to people with lower household incomes, but tended to go into remission at the same rate for people at all income levels.
It was already well...
| May 15, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Luxury cars have moved past the days of the ignition-challenged Jaguars in AMC's "Mad Men," but many still have faults. The Mercedes-Benz M-Class and Buick LaCrosse rate below average in Consumer Reports' reliability surveys; the Lincoln MKX, BMW X3, BMW....
| Jul 3, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Dear Pharmacist: I have osteoarthritis and take ibuprofen and hydrocodone. Glucosamine helps, but even after six months, I'm still stiff and riddled with pain. What else can I do? — D.Y., Sarasota
Dear D.Y.: You're not alone, 27 million...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese Co. is issuing a voluntary recall for three specialty cheese products while regulatory agencies continue a multi-state investigation of listeria monocytogenes. These products were distributed nationwide through retail and...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 8:16 AM
Lyme disease is a tick-borne illness caused by infection with the bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi.
Most cases occur during late spring and early summer.
Signs of lyme disease are similar in both people and pets.
Within days to weeks following an...
| May 14, 2013
| 1:35 PM
With some exceptions, any illness can strike anyone at any time. One of the more dangerous to emerge in recent decades is Lyme disease.
Harford County, as many of us know either first-hand or because of someone we know, is not immune from the tick-borne...
| May 15, 2013
| 2:30 AM
BERRIES MIGHT LOWER HEART RISKS
A recent study in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association offers more evidence to bolster berries' health benefits. The study included 93,000 women (ages 25-42) who were enrolled in the Nurses' Health...
| May 16, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Dear Pharmacist: I've had migraine headaches for 11 years and live on triptan drugs and ibuprofen. There must be something else I can do. Please lend some sensible Suzy insight. — J.C., Tucson, Ariz.
Dear J.C.: The sensible thing for me to do is...
| May 7, 2013
| 1:44 PM
SOUTH BEND – A case of meningococcal disease has been reported at South Bend Riley High School.
The school corporation on Tuesday sent home a letter to parents and students saying the following:
May 7, 2013
Dear Parents and Students,
| May 8, 2013
| 6:01 AM
Two days after a student died from bacterial meningitis, Lindblom Math and Science Academy will be closed today so crews can clean the West Englewood school on the South Side.
Savon Smith's mother said she found him unresponsive when she tried to wake...