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FDA Okays First Concussion Blood Test--but Some Experts Are Wary...
The screening tool may not pick up minor concussions
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-18 21:38 UTC
Climb stairs to lower blood pressure and strengthen leg muscles...
If you don't have the time or money for aerobic and resistance training, why not try climbing the stairs? A new study demonstrates that stair climbing not only lowers blood pressure but also builds leg strength, especially in postmenopausal women with
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-14 06:02 UTC
Influenza surveillance map: Where is the flu in my state?...
Influenza surveillance map: Where is the flu in my state?
By viper1 on 2018-02-13 16:35 UTC
Flu season becomes worst since records first kept...
This flu season is the worst since health officials started keeping records on infections in 2004, surpassing all metrics from the previous worst outbreak of 2014/2015 as illnesses, hospitalizations and deaths keep rising across the nation. "Unfortuna
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-13 04:13 UTC
The Flu is Killing Up to 4,000 Americans a Week...
The amount of influenza ravaging the U.S. rivals levels seen when an altogether new virus emerge. It gets worse. The death toll in future weeks is expected to grow even higher because flu activity is still rising—and the number of deaths follow the flu activity. Hospitalization rates are already
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-13 04:11 UTC
The Wall Street Journal: Flu breakthrough? Japanese drug maker thinks its compound can kill virus in a day...
As Americans suffer through the worst influenza outbreak in almost a decade, a Japanese drug maker says it has developed a pill that can kill the virus within a day. But even if the experimental drug lives up to the claim, it likely won't be available
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-12 00:42 UTC
Flu season still getting worse; now as bad as 2009 swine flu...
NEW YORK (AP) The flu has further tightened its grip on the U.S. This season is now as bad as the swine flu epidemic nine years ago.A government report out Friday shows 1 of every 13 visits to the doctor last week was for fever, cough and other symptoms o
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-11 04:25 UTC
North Texas teacher dies after getting the flu...
Heather Holland, a second-grade teacher at Ikard Elementary School with the Weatherford Independent School District died over the weeken. Holland got sick about a week ago and took medication, but delayed picking up the prescription due to the $116 copay, according to the newspaper.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-11 04:22 UTC
UPDATE: 24-year-old woman among 22 flu victims in Clark County...
Two more people have died as the result of the flu in Clark County, according to the Southern Nevada Health District.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-11 04:21 UTC
Teacher contracts both flu strains, now on life support...
Crystal Whitley, 35, was physically active and had no underlying physical conditions, friends told WFAA, when she contracted both strains of influenza two weeks ago. She then developed pneumonia in both lungs and a MRSA infection.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-11 04:21 UTC
Clinics held Saturday to protect Connecticut residents from the flu...
At least 63 people have died in Connecticut because of the flu this season.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-11 04:19 UTC
Flu blamed for 1 in 10 American deaths — and that number is expected to grow...
Influenza and pneumonia, which often go together, caused one of every 10 deaths in the U.S. last week, health officials said during a news conference...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-10 18:56 UTC
Flu still on the rise, hospitalizations high: CDC...
Flu-related hospitalizations rose to about 60 people in every 100,000 during the fifth week of 2018, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in its weekly surveillance report.
By rjx32 on 2018-02-09 16:40 UTC
High levels of cellphone radiation linked to tumors in male rats: U.S. study...
Male rats exposed to very high levels of the kind of radiation emitted by cellphones developed tumors in the tissues around their hearts, according to a draft report by U.S. government researchers on the potential health risks of the devices.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-03 20:45 UTC
Simple blood test spots dementia protein...
Scientists hope to use a cheap-and-easy test to help develop better treatments for Alzheimer's disease.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-01 17:47 UTC
A Big Step Toward a Blood Test For Alzheimer's...
A simple technique to gauge brain levels of a toxic protein could improve diagnosis and drug trials
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-31 18:52 UTC
Family believes Tamiflu led to Indiana teen's suicide...
INDIANAPOLIS -- The family of an Indiana teenager who took his own life after being diagnosed with the flu believes the medicine prescribed to him might be to blame.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-31 18:49 UTC
Doctors Warn Of Another Virus, With Flu-Like Symptoms, That's Making People Ill...
We've been telling you about the massive flu outbreak this year, but not everyone with flu symptoms, may actually have the flu.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-31 06:36 UTC
Flu prevention: Do you need to wear a mask?...
Those who haven't gotten the flu yet are taking every possible precaution to keep it that way - getting the flu shot, keeping their hands germ-free, and even wearing face masks out in public.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-31 06:35 UTC
More Flu Deaths Reported, Churches Taking Precautions To Help Prevent Spread Of Virus...
The flu is having widespread effects this season. Now, local churches are doing their part to prevent the virus from spreading.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-31 06:34 UTC
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