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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - The City Council approved a plan Wednesday to add fluoride to Portland's water, meaning Oregon's biggest city is no longer the largest holdout in the U.S. The ordinance calls for city water to be fluoridated by March 2014. Health...
While the premise of the letter that only marriage between a man and a woman "provides a safe environment for children (by connecting) them to their two biological parents" and that children raised by same-sex parents would fare worse later in life than...
KIAHIn this corner, you have lightweight champion Doctor Helen Carter. And in this corner, heavyweight champ Ida Davidson. Doctor carter refused to see Davidson because of a new policy at her Massachusetts clinic. She refuses to see patients over 200 pounds!...
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Public health officials are warning adults and adolescents to get booster shots in the wake of an unusually large number of cases of whooping cough this year around the nation and in Maryland. More than 20,000 cases of the respiratory disease were...
Phone therapy for primary-care patients with clinical depression is not only as effective as therapy at the doctor's office, it also can enable them to continue therapy, according to the results of a study by Northwestern Medicine in Chicago. "Reductions...
Tags: Nursing Homes, Psychotherapy, Leslie Mann, Depression, Health
Like a lot of Americans, Amalie Drury has grown very attached to her smartphone. The 33-year-old Chicago writer checks the device multiple times a day for Facebook updates and email messages. She brings it into the bathroom when she brushes her teeth....
Fewer Americans than previously thought are controlling their HIV infections and potentially putting the public at higher risk, according to a new study from Johns Hopkins University and University of Pennsylvania. The researchers found that there are...
CHICAGO (AP) — Should all U.S. children get tested for high cholesterol? Doctors are still debating that question months after a government-appointed panel recommended widespread screening that would lead to prescribing medicine for some kids....
It finally happened: change you can almost believe in. College football announced in June, after 144 years of pushing away the playoff porridge, that shouting matches were insufficient to pick national champions. It was decided that a selection committee...
Vital Signs Health Blog - Orlando SentinelPut the soda down, and fewer people will get hurt. That was the message from the American Medical Association, whose delegate members voted Wednesday to adopt a policy to raise awareness of the role sugar-sweetened beverages play in the obesity epidemic....
There has always been something truly unseemly about the desire of conservatives in Congress to assert their control over the residents of the District of Columbia. Not only because it represents a white and male-dominated culture forcing its values on...
Maryland's medical community is concerned about the potential fallout from two multimillion-dollar malpractice judgments awarded by Baltimore juries to families who blamed local hospitals where their babies were delivered for their children's...
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