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As Illinois lawmakers prepare to vote on comprehensive sex education for Illinois' youth (House Bill 2675), they should consider the experience of a young woman who was victimized twice — once by a rapist and again by the inaccurate, ideologically...
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends Plan B for all sexually active adolescents, giving tacit approval to promiscuous lifestyles. The Centers for Disease Control estimates that there are 700,000 new cases of gonorrhea in the U.S. annually, with...
After four years treating and serving patients in Boynton Beach, Genesis Community Health Center, a nonprofit agency providing health care to the under served and uninsured in Palm Beach County, will add a new satellite location in Delray Beach, within...
For some babies, the liquid is life saving. Now more will be able to receive human breast milk when the area's first milk depot — a place where nursing moms can drop off donated breast milk for other women's infants — opens Tuesday at...
Tags: Human Interest, Premature Birth, Orlando, HIV, Nursing
When the international child welfare organization Save The Children began crunching the data for its latest report on mortality rates of newborn babies, it came up with a locally stunning finding: Of the largest counties in the United States, Lehigh...
Here's a sobering fact: More than 110 million people in the United States, which is more than one-third of the population, currently have a sexually transmitted disease. In 2010 alone, more than 8,000 Orange County residents were newly diagnosed with an...
— For decades, some public schools in Illinois have taught only abstinence in sex education classes. Now a proposal one step from the governor's desk would require that birth control information be included by schools that choose to teach about...
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....
April is sexually transmitted disease Awareness Month, an annual event calling attention to STDs in the United States. This month-long observance provides individuals, doctors, and community-based organizations an opportunity to address ways to prevent...
In the United States of 2013, any youngster can walk into a store and buy a bottle of aspirin, acetaminophen, ibuprofen or some other pain reliever without showing any identification, parental consent or a doctor's order. They don't have to be 15 or 17 or...
Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterFor Hoosiers, there will never be another "Doc" like Dr. Otis R. Bowen. Remembered both personally and in stories likely to be retold to generations to come, the former Indiana governor grew to become one of the state's most beloved politicians. A...
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