Tag Archives: meningitis outbreak

In the News: economy looks up, Giants sweep Series, hurricane poses political threat, states’ failed oversight

By on October 29th, 2012 | Last updated: October 29, 2012 at 9:37 am

Personal Spending, Income Up In September – The Commerce Department reported today that consumer spending went up 0.8 percent in September, the best showing since February. September’s consumer spending, which followed a 0.5 percent August gain, is significant because it […]

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In The News: Tom Hanks Halloween tips, meningitis outbreak spreads, New York nanny accused of stabbing two children, President Obama supports same-sex marriage, Hurricane Sandy could hit northern U.S.

By on October 26th, 2012 | Last updated: October 26, 2012 at 12:04 pm

Tom Hanks stops by ‘The Colbert Report,’ offers Halloween tips and ticks off Matt Damon – Tom Hanks did Stephen Colbert a great favor by dropping by “The Colbert Report” on Thursday night to recommend “inexpensive costumes that will make […]

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Four new meningitis cases confirmed in Florida, 3 in Marion County

By on October 19th, 2012 | Last updated: October 19, 2012 at 8:20 pm

Florida health officials have confirmed four new meningitis cases in the state. There have been 17 confirmed cases in Florida, 13 of which are in Marion County.

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In the News: Ocala meningitis, higher education proposals, Obama leads Romney among Hispanics, Americans win Nobel Prize, HPV vaccine doesn’t affect sexual behavior

By on October 15th, 2012 | Last updated: October 17, 2012 at 9:45 am

Florida’s fungal meningitis outbreak so far is centered on Ocala area – Two more cases of a rare fungal meningitis were confirmed in two women Friday at the Marion County Pain Management Center. All nine confirmed meningitis cases — including two […]

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In the News: Toyota recall, Florida drug restraints, meningitis outbreak, nobel prize, BAE and EADS merger

By on October 10th, 2012 | Last updated: October 10, 2012 at 9:38 am

Toyota recalls 7.43 million cars – Toyota Motors announced a global recall Wednesday due to a power window problem that is a fire risk. The sticky power window switch on the 7.43 million models of the car is caused by […]

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Viral meningitis cases linked to steroid injections, two cases reported in Florida

By on October 5th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:10 pm

A rare and deadly form of fungal meningitis has killed five and sickened 47 in seven states, with two cases reported in Florida. The Florida Department of Health has identified eight facilities in Florida that received contaminated medication, three of […]

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In the News: First presidential debate, Wal-Mart sued, Meningitis outbreak, Facebook hits a billion, Florida voter forms

By on October 4th, 2012 | Last updated: October 5, 2012 at 10:44 am

5 things we learned from the presidential debate – The first presidential debate was last night. Governor Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama set the tone for the presidential debates to come and discussed the economy and all of its […]

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