| Nov 18, 2013
| 7:44 AM
Now that dolphin deaths have slowed, scientists are swimming in data.
More than 200 people attended a presentation on Sunday at the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center to hear about what caused the historic die-off. In Virginia alone, 369 dolphins...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 12:36 PM
When Samer Attar visited Syria on a recent medical mission, the orthopedic surgeon was warned that the country's sophisticated health care system was in tatters, some of its once vibrant hospitals reduced to rubble by two years of a brutal conflict.
| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:32 AM
After hundreds of dolphins died off of the East Coast this year, experts say the number of deaths appears to be slowing.
From July through October nearly 750 dolphins died from New York though South Carolina. Virginia has been hit the hardest, with...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 11:26 AM
Betsey R. Spragins, a member of the original Women's Hospital Foundation board at Greater Baltimore Medical Center where she volunteered for 40 years, died Monday of heart failure at the Broadmead retirement community in Cockeysville, where she had...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 3:05 PM
While the benefits of vaccines in preventing certain diseases is well-documented, a growing number of parents in coastal Orange County school districts, including Laguna Beach and Newport-Mesa, are excluding their children from certain recommended...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 7:45 AM
In the public libraries of Seattle (as in most public libraries), patrons are not allowed to eat or sleep (or even appear to be sleeping) or be shirtless or barefoot or have bad body odor or talk too loudly — because other patrons might be...
| Aug 17, 2013
For acclaimed mystery novelist Martha Grimes, the witches' caldron that nearly proved her undoing didn't contain the usual eye of newt and toe of frog.
Instead, it held 10 parts gin or sometimes vodka, a splash of vermouth, lemon peel, olive and onion....
| Aug 19, 2013
| 7:45 AM
I guess when you grow up in a time when vaccinations were very, very important you just don't understand parents these days that don't get their children vaccinated against diseases that can kill them.
The recent Associated Press story about Michigan...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 11:17 AM
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Public health officials and doctors who worry that not enough Michigan children are immunized against diseases must combat a trend not helpful to their cause: More parents are simply refusing to get their kids vaccinated....
| Aug 5, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Seven bottlenose dolphins have washed up dead on Maryland shores in recent weeks, part of a larger mystery along the Mid-Atlantic coast, where alarmed scientists are working to find the cause of more than 120 dolphin deaths since June.
The seven dolphin...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Ahora que arrancan las clases el 19 de agosto en todo el sur de Florida, ha llegado el momento de vacunar a los hijos.
Los departamentos de salud de los condados de Broward y Palm Beach están ofreciendo vacunas gratuitas para los niños, justo antes...