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email@example.comIt was only 18 months ago that Bill Noelker hung out his shingle to practice law and already he has the case of a lifetime. “This case is why I went to law school. This gets me excited,” Noelker said last week in his second-floor office...
Contributing WriterSgt. Leonard Taylor, born in 1757, served in the Continental Line during the Revolutionary War, and will be among early settlers represented during a Living History Character Program to be presented Oct. 14-15 at the Forkland Heritage Festival & Revue....
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...
Tags: Coughing, Disease Prevention, Family, Parenting, Tetanus
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...
After the births of her first two children, Charmaine Sharkey's neighborhood hospital gave her cans of baby formula and sent her on her way. But Sharkey tried something different when her youngest, Dynasty, was born six months ago. The 28-year-old...
This month marks the 20th anniversary of the U.S. Family and Medical Leave Act. The 1993 act is a federal law requiring employers to provide employees 12 weeks of unpaid leave for qualified medical and family reasons, including pregnancy. On this...
Q: My daughter is 2 years and 5 months old and keeps getting sick! This is the fifth time in less than a month. I took her to the pulmonologist, and she was prescribed Xopenex. She got better for almost a week, [then] got a 103 fever from out of the...
The reemergence of pertussis, or whooping cough, in the U.S. underscores the need for people of all ages to maintain protection against vaccine-preventable diseases, a message Project Immunize Virginia has been promoting for 17 years. "Our mission is...
Human beings exhibit a remarkable capacity for positing head-scratching "what ifs." What if I'd been born in County Cork instead of Orange County? What if I stood 6-foot-5 instead of 5-foot-6? (Actually, I'm 5 8½.) What if I had pipes like Pavarotti?...
Our Town EditorKim Gearty had a mother's intuition something was not right with her 1-year-old daughter, Vera. The infant was constantly sick, but doctors diagnosed it as ear infections or routine childhood illnesses. When Vera came home from daycare one day with a...
SAN DIEGO -- Rady Children's Hospital earned high marks in U.S. News & World Report's nationwide ranking of pediatric hospitals released Tuesday. Rady was runner-up in pediatric orthopedics and ninth in pediatric urology. The orthopedics ranking was...
This month, leaders from around the globe announced a road map for ending preventable child deaths within a generation. Essentially, the ambitious plan aims to assure that every child has the same opportunity for a fifth birthday and a future beyond...
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