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North Texas teacher dies after getting the flu...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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 still on the rise, hospitalizations high: CDC...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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?...
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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...
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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
Flu widespread across US for third straight week...
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NEW YORK — Sick with the flu? You've got a lot of company. The flu blanketed the U.S. again last week for the third straight week. Only Hawaii has been spared. The government doesn't track every flu case but comes up with estimates. One meas
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-27 17:18 UTC
CDC: This flu season worst since 2009 swine flu pandemic...
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Federal health officials warned Friday that this year's flu outbreak is more severe than any other since the 2009 swine flu pandemic, and that its intensity is still increasing.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-27 17:16 UTC
Tech CEO: We May Soon Be Able To Spot 'Cancer Several Months Before It Occurs'...
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Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri said Wednesday that he thinks advanced technology will soon be able to detect cancer
By rjx32 on 2018-01-24 22:24 UTC
Studies Raise Concern Over Chronic Wasting Disease From Deer Jumping To Humans...
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CWD, a deadly prion disease with no known treatment, was found to potentially be transmissible to humans. Monkeys were fed with contaminated meat and the results were alarming, with three out of five testing positive after three years.
By aphrodite on 2018-01-22 06:20 UTC
Is Eating Raw Fish Safe? Man Pulls 5-Foot Tapeworm From Body After Eating Sushi...
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Eating raw food is good for the health but not if you're eating raw fish. Experts warned that consuming raw or uncooked fish increases the risks of parasitic infections.
By aphrodite on 2018-01-22 06:19 UTC
Breathing in a nanoparticle spray could prevent heart damage...
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An inhalable drug is designed to move straight from the lungs to the heart, where it is hoped it will prevent the organ from deteriorating after heart attacks
By ceres on 2018-01-17 21:02 UTC
Low fitness is associated with larger waist size and higher degree of inflammation...
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Low fitness is associated with a larger waist size and a higher degree of inflammation, according to a new study.
By ceres on 2018-01-17 21:02 UTC
7 things you shouldn't touch if you want to avoid the flu...
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The 2017/2018 influenza strain is virulent. Flu activity has increased significantly in recent weeks with influenza A(H3N2) viruses predominating so far this season, the CDC. In the past, A(H3N2) virus-predominant influenza seasons have been associated with more hospitalizations and deaths in
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-01-17 07:48 UTC
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