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The installation of new officers and directors of the Magnolia Park Optimist Club for the 2010-11 year was held on Sept. 16 at the Elks club. Former Lt. Gov. Jim Lloyd first retired the outgoing officers — President Terry Scott, and board members,...
Our local Pet Valu store, at 5007 Honeygo Center Dr in Perry Hall, is bringing a VIP Pet Care Veterinary Clinic to our neighborhood. This nonemergency vet care clinic features vaccinations and micro-chipping among its services for dogs and cats. In...
Although polio has been reduced to its lowest level in history, three countries still have polio transmission — Nigeria, Pakistan and Afghanistan. Last year 223 polio cases were reported. So far in 2013 there have been 19 cases, according to the...
The number of flu-related deaths in South Dakota this past season has been the highest since 2004. There were 38 influenza-related deaths in the 2012-13 flu season as of April 27, the latest report, said state Epidemiologist Lon Kightlinger. In 2004,...
If you've got your health, the cliche goes, you've got just about everything. If you've got public health duties, you're responsible for just about everything from mosquitoes (West Nile carriers) to hygiene (wash your hands for as long as it takes to sing...
It's hard to believe, but it's already time for cattle producers to start thinking about next year's calving season. Breeding season is right around the corner! Every spring I get calls from worried cattlemen who face the breeding season with...
An Aberdeen man wants to use his birthday to raise money for an immunization project. Glenn Jakober, who will turn 70 on May 23, is raising funds to support Kiwanis International's efforts to eliminate maternal neonatal tetanus in developing countries....
On a ridge in the Echo Park section of Los Angeles, the fungus kingdom has established a small beachhead in Mary Steffens’ side yard. She’s growing shiitake, the iconic tree mushroom native to China and beloved in Japan. For many backyard...
It is well known that HPV (human papillomavirus) can lead to deadly cervical cancer in women, but the virus is causing cancer in men as well. Throat cancers caused by HPV are showing up typically in men with little or no history of smoking, said Dr. Kevin...
Tuesday, May 7 I truly hope you were able to catch "Susan's Story," either last night at 6 or today on WDBJ 7 Mornin'. Susan Bahorich bravely shared her personal struggle with ovarian cancer. I am so proud of her for being open and honest with what she is...
An Orlando infant's death from whooping cough last month is underscoring the county health department's push to get children and adults alike vaccinated and keep vaccines up to date. The six-week-old baby boy was too young to have gotten his first...
A raccoon discovered by a Chocolate Labrador Retriever Saturday was confirmed positive for rabies today by the Florida Department of Health State Laboratory. According to Animal Care and Control reports, the Labrador, named Taylor, discovered the...
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