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It turns out that "Beside the Dying Fire" is where everything changed -- at least for Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln). The character at the center of AMC's "The Walking Dead" emerged from the Season 2 finale a changed man. In an episode not short on...
A raccoon has tested positive for rabies in Cascade. The raccoon was found near Martinsville Highway. The Virginia Department of Health asks pet owners to vaccinate their pets immediately. Rabies can be deadly to humans to animals and humans. Here...
A fox in Danville has tested positive for rabies. The fox was found in the Henry Street part of the city. According to the Virginia Department of Health, rabies is preventable in animals through vaccinations, but fatal to both animals and humans once...
ReutersCHICAGO, June 19 (Reuters) - The U.S. introduction of a vaccine to prevent cervical cancer in 2006 has reduced infections with the human papillomavirus or HPV - the sexually transmitted virus that causes the disease - by more than half among girls and...
LC Ambulance Board special meeting The Lincoln County Ambulance Board will hold a special called meeting Monday, June 24 at 7 p.m. at the Lincoln County Courthouse. Kentucky Concerns of Police Survivors to hold motorcycle ride Kentucky...
Tags: Rabies, Preventative Medicine, Arts, Music, College Sports
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Some people who received potentially contaminated steroid injections may benefit from a MRI to check for signs of infection, a new study suggests - even if they don't have obvious symptoms. Researchers screened 172 people...
East HartfordThe American Liver Foundation, a non-profit organization focused on promoting liver health and disease prevention announces its first ever LIVERide Charity Poker Run sponsored by Gengras Harley-Davidson, Trantolo & Trantolo, Clear Channel Radio and...
Like many young artists, 8-year-old Tyler Garrett-Neilson isn't sure why he started drawing a spiky-haired cartoonish character a few years ago. His dad sometimes wore his hair in a mohawk, but Tyler went beyond human aesthetics and drew scores of spiky...
Dear Amy: I am an 18-year-old senior in high school. I am about to graduate and go to college. Each time I go for a yearly checkup, my doctor suggests that I get the HPV vaccine. My mother, who is a little skittish, hems and haws and ultimately decides...
Cattle producers and veterinarians have their own lingo that just doesn't register with most people from the outside world. This is especially true for cattle diseases. “Scours,” “red nose,” and “black leg” are all terms that we take for granted, but just...
Deputy Norm Conklin opens the door to his truck and a scruffy German shepherd mix tumbles out, wagging and sniffing. The dog is one of three strays the animal control officer picked up in Emmet County last Thursday and transported to the stray shelter...
When I told a friend that I would be touring Asia this summer, she interjected, "Mark and I are going to Hong Kong this year, to see family. He also wants to go to Japan, but I told him I don't want radiation babies in the future, so maybe we'll go to...
Tags: Hospitals and Clinics, Tetanus, Whooping Cough, Politics, Asia
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