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  • YMCA, Rotary and Community Make a Great Day

    May 5, 2013 1:42 AM 10

    Smashing success was the verdict on Saturday's annual event in Patriot's Park, which also raised a ton of money for our community. The ducks, the great food, the live music, those wonderful inflatables... Each year in Patriot's Park the YMCA Healthy Kids Day/Rotary Duck Derby just seems to get better and better. And the perfect weather always helps

  • How old is your toothbrush? It may not matter as scientists study whether an old brush can actually carry germs

    May 4, 2013 10:48 PM 12

    A new study presented on Saturday challenges the assumption that an old toothbrush can carry germs that cause illnesses. A team of experts at the University of Texas Medical Branch were unable to find any strep germs on more than a dozen toothbrushes used by children with strep throat. However, those researchers did find potentially harmful germs on two brand-new

  • San Francisco threatened by typhoid fever

    May 4, 2013 6:46 PM 14

    Customers who ate at a Nordstrom Cafe within the Nordstrom store in the Stonestown Galleria in San Francisco are at risk of contracting typhoid fever. The San Francisco Department of Public Health issued an alert on May 3 that a food handler at the cafe had been diagnosed with the bacterial illness. Customers at the cafe on April 16, 17, 18, 20, or 27, 2013, are at risk. It is unknown

  • Free Skin Cancer Screenings in Tarpon Springs

    May 4, 2013 5:40 PM 10

    Florida Hospital North Pinellas will be offering the screenings in conjunction with Melanoma Monday. Florida Hospital North Pinellas will offer free skin cancer screenings to the public on Monday, May 6. The screenings are a part of "Melanoma Monday," a national initiative by the American Academy of Dermatology to raise awareness about skin cancers

  • Black-n-Bluegrass Rollergirl fights cancer for a second time (Video)

    May 4, 2013 4:47 PM 14

    General Sports newsletter This Saturday, May 4th is the second Black-n-Bluegrass (BBRG) home game of the 2013 season, BBRG welcomes to the Bluegrass state the Killamazoo Derby Darlins from Kalamazoo , MI. Susan G. Komen of Greater Cincinnati will be the featured charity for the evening. We all love the game of roller derby. That is why I write about

  • States fear costs could shift as feds move to cap spending on health overhaul program

    May 4, 2013 2:49 PM 9

    More political intel under scrutiny In a letter this week to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, state officials said they were “blindsided” and “very disappointed” by a federal proposal they contend would shift the risk for cost overruns to states in the waning days of the program. About 100,000 people are currently covered. “We are concerned

  • Researchers say they may have treatment for gray hair

    May 4, 2013 2:55 AM 12

    BRADFORD, England, May 3 (UPI) -- One of the classic signs of aging -- gray hair -- and covering it with chemical pigments -- hair dye -- may be a thing of the past, European researchers say. The researchers say people who go gray develop massive oxidative stress via accumulation of hydrogen peroxide in the hair follicle, which causes hair to bleach

  • Medicaid Expansion Obstruction Threatens To Leave Millions Uninsured

    May 4, 2013 1:22 AM 13

    Amid all the political posturing over the Medicaid expansion that's part of President Barack Obama's health care reform plan, it can be easy to lose sight of what's at stake here for a vulnerable portion of the U.S. population. In other words, Pearson explained in an email to the Huffington Post, a nationwide Medicaid expansion would have provided health

  • Opinion: Unlocking crime using biological keys

    May 3, 2013 11:47 PM 10

    Editor's note: Adrian Raine is the Richard Perry University Professor of criminology, psychiatry and psychology at the University of Pennsylvania and a leading authority on the biology of violence. He left his financial career and spent four years as a prison psychologist to understand why some individuals become violent psychopaths while others do not. (CNN)

  • Emergency visits related to sleep drug zolpidem rising

    May 3, 2013 7:06 PM 10

    The number of emergency room visits involving adverse reactions to the sleep drug zolpidem -- the active ingredient in Ambien and other sleep medications -- jumped nearly 220% from 2005 to 2010, according to a report out today. The report, by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), says 19,487 emergency visits were related