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CDC finds 'widespread and intense' flu activity in the US...
Data from the CDC on Friday found that hospitalizations due to the flu spiked this week. The CDC reported that there were 22.7 hospitalizati...
By rjx32 on 2018-01-12 19:19 UTC
Man captures video of "patient dumping" outside Baltimore hospital...
Imamu Baraka decided to start recording when he saw a hospital's security guards leaving a patient at a bus stop, wearing only a hospital gown
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-11 23:32 UTC
NY Influenza Surveillance Report (PDF)...
Influenza activity level was categorized as geographically widespread. This is the fourth week that widespread activity
has been reported.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-09 04:49 UTC
Dallas hospital begins turning away non-emergency flu patients...
A hospital in Dallas is overwhelmed by people with the flu and is turning them away.
By rjx32 on 2018-01-08 18:57 UTC
Flu spike has doctors concerned: 'This is the worse season I've ever seen'...
Flu spike has doctors concerned: 'This is the worse season I've ever seen'
By rjx32 on 2018-01-08 18:39 UTC
46 states reporting widespread flu outbreaks...
Influenzais on the rise across the country, according to a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report.
By rjx32 on 2018-01-08 18:38 UTC
Experts warn the outbreak of Aussie flu is 'unpredictable'...
Government figures show cases of the contagious virus have soared by 70 per cent in a week - with 2,810 new people struck down in the last seven days.
By rjx32 on 2018-01-08 18:38 UTC
Packed emergency rooms, deaths as flu hits California hard...
The flu has hit California so hard this season, pharmacies have run out of medicine to treat it, emergency rooms are packed and the death toll is rising.
By rjx32 on 2018-01-08 18:37 UTC
Maps reveal how deadly Aussie flu has swept across the globe in four months hitting UK and Brit tourist hot spots...
AUSSIE flu has spread across the world within just three months and is fast becoming one of the nastiest world-wide epidemics in years. Sun Online maps reveal just how rapidly flu, including the deadly H3N2 strain, has been creeping across continents, fro
By rjx32 on 2018-01-08 18:36 UTC
Pfizer Halts Research Efforts Into Alzheimer's And Parkinson's Treatments...
Pfizer has announced plans to end its research efforts to discover new drugs for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases. The pharmaceutical giant
By viper1 on 2018-01-08 18:14 UTC
Customers of Six Detroit Restaurants Warned to Get Hepatitis A Vaccinations...
Health officials are concerned about an uptick in food workers with the infection.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-05 04:32 UTC
E. coli outbreak in US, Canada may be linked to romaine lettuce...
Health officials are warning the public about a dangerous strain of e-coli that may be linked to romaine lettuce.
By viper1 on 2018-01-04 21:36 UTC
Flu widespread in 36 states, CDC reports...
Cold weather and a potentially less effective flu vaccine could be contributing to the early spike.
By Anonymous Submission on 2017-12-30 02:28 UTC
Try exercise to improve memory and thinking, new guideline urges...
For patients with mild cognitive impairment, don't be surprised if your health care provider prescribes exercise rather than medication. A new guideline for medical practitioners says they should recommend twice-weekly exercise to people with mild cog
By earlybird on 2017-12-29 08:37 UTC
Accurate celiac diagnosis in trial of new blood test...
By Will Boggs MD (Reuters Health) - An experimental blood test accurately identifies people who do, or dont, have celiac disease, even if they are following gluten-free diets, researchers say. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder that affects roughly one percent of people in the U.S.
By Anonymous Submission on 2017-12-26 18:13 UTC
How a hospital stay can make you sicker — or even kill you...
Sometimes a visit to the hospital makes you sicker than you were than you arrived.
By earlybird on 2017-12-26 05:39 UTC
Ontario, eastern Canada advised to avoid romaine lettuce over E. coli outbreak...
Quebec and Newfoundland and Labrador have each reported 13 cases, Ontario has had 8, New Brunswick five and Nova Scotia one.
By mabat2018 on 2017-12-22 19:54 UTC
'Christmas tree syndrome': Doctors issue health warning for real tree owners...
PHILADELPHIA (KYW-TV) - A warning this holiday season about something that is called Christmas Tree Syndrome where people get sick from being around the tree. A centerpiece of the season: the Christmas tree and the real ones are a beautiful tradition from
By rjx32 on 2017-12-20 23:01 UTC
Assisted suicide laws are creating a 'duty-to-die' medical culture...
From misleading death certificates, to no safeguards preventing abusive caregivers, assisted-suicide laws leave the most vulnerable among us even worse off.
By rjx32 on 2017-12-17 17:27 UTC
The 11 foods that will help you sleep better tonight...
Rick Hay, an Australian nutritional therapist and lecturer in weight management at the College of Naturopathic Medicine in London, says eating liquorice can help promote sleep.
By viper1 on 2017-12-08 18:19 UTC
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