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Rabies prevention The Department of Health offers information on how to prevent the spread of rabies and what to do in the event of exposure. Rabies is most often seen in raccoons, bats, foxes and skunks. Information: 410-222-7168 or visit aahealth.org....
Summit Health is offering two screening dates in April to help people at risk determine their vascular health status. The cost will be $25 for each screening test. Screenings will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at Waynesboro Hospital, 501 E....
Attention smokers: Have you been putting off quitting because you’re afraid you’ll gain weight? Do you tell yourself that those extra pounds will be just as damaging to your heart as cigarettes? A new study says it’s time to get real and...
Contributing writerFebruary is the month devoted to matters of the heart, so it’s a great time to consider the health of this vital organ. Heart disease once was mostly associated with men, but today it is the No. 1 killer of women, accounting for half a million...
Nephrologists are only too familiar with dialysis patients challenged by disabilities and myriad health issues. But a recent study by Johns Hopkins University found that a simple quiz to determine how well dialysis patients perform daily living tasks...
Attorney General Linda Kelly today announced that Pennsylvania will receive more than half a million dollars as part of a $95 million national settlement against a Connecticut pharmaceutical company. Kelly said the settlement resolves allegations that...
email@example.comBefore you place your foot in that salon's pedicure basin, remember to ask the right questions and save yourself a trip to the doctor. Bacteria and fungi from unsanitary salons can cause major health risks, according to the South Dakota Cosmetology...
Despite dramatic progress in reducing Americans' exposure to lead over the past 25 years, a growing body of research finds that children and adults still face health risks from even very low levels of the toxic metal in their blood. A recent government...
Meeting The Wh'y' Not Toastmasters Club meets at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 26, at Glen Mar Church, 4701 New Cut Road. Guests are welcome to attend and learn more about this new club. Information: 410-540-9910 or toastmastersclubs.org. Summer camps...
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The driver of the Indianapolis Lighthouse Charter School that crashed into an east side bridge in March suffered from a heart attack prior to the accident. The Marion County Coroner’s Office said Thomas Spencer, 60, died from multiple blunt...
Tags: Diabetes, Heart Attack, Health, Disasters and Accidents, Obesity
Jim Keenan wasn't particularly alarmed by a small blister that developed on his heel. Five days later, the 62-year-old's foot was so seriously infected doctors feared they might need to amputate his lower leg. Keenan, who also has Type 2 diabetes,...
As we celebrated Earth Day on Sunday, I was reminded of this Native American proverb: “We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.” Salem students celebrate Earth Day Students at Salem Avenue...
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