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Premium Health News ServiceDEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm 28 and healthy. I've never gotten a flu shot and have never had the flu. Do I really need a flu vaccination? My employer is recommending it for everyone, but I'm hesitant. I've heard some people get sick from the actual vaccination....
Clue: This brainiac earned 74 Jeopardy! wins as well as a spot on Barbara Walters' list of the 10 most fascinating people of the year. Answer: Who is Ken Jennings? The trivia mastermind and famed "Jeopardy!" champion is back in print with a new book...
firstname.lastname@example.orgSPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- We are getting closer to a new year which means the actual flu season is right around the corner. The peak of flu season is January or February. But this year, the illness has made an earlier appearance -. One that is spreading...
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KWCH 12 Eyewitness News‘Tis the season- the stomach virus is going around. The Sedgwick County Health Department says to watch out because it's highly contagious. “We got hit hard at home. Myself, my wife, and 4 kids. We all got it,” said Dandurand Drugs...
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Officials at the University of Maryland Baltimore County have a sent a letter to students and faculty confirming that someone on campus has been diagnosed with tuberculosis. The letter did not say if it was a student or faculty member who was infected...
A junior at Glen Burnie High School in Anne Arundel County died Tuesday after becoming ill the day before with symptoms associated with bacterial meningitis, school officials said Wednesday. A letter was sent home to students' parents Wednesday...
Tags: Family, Symptoms, Health, Students, Health and Safety at School
The Kid's Doctorhttp://www.kidsdr.com It's never too late to get your flu shot. Those of us who opted for flu vaccine earlier this fall are hopefully already protected, and it looks like this year's vaccine is a good match for the three types of flu already circulating....
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Channel 2 NewsCoughing and sneezing is never a good sign -- add on a sore throat and you are officially sick. This year’s flu season is already under way, but many people confuse the symptoms of the flu with the common cold. “They think it’s flu...
Tags: Coughing, Symptoms, Fever, Sore Throat, Diseases and Illnesses
In households with small children, flu symptoms are as routine as dirty socks. Take them seriously, though, warns a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), because the flu can kill healthy children within days. Among the...
email@example.comFlesh-eating bacteria might sound like something from a science fiction movie or an episode of "The Twilight Zone." But it isn't make believe. Instead, it's a real-life horror story — one where a micro-organism enters the body through an open wound...
Staff reporterThe Food and Drug Administration releases a list which includes local hospitals that received steroids and other drugs from the New England business responsible for the recent meningitis outbreak Nationwide, 297 have gotten sick ,and 23 patients have...
Q13 FOX News OnlineA Washington State University student is in critical condition at a Spokane hospital with a presumptive case of bacterial meningitis. According to Washington State University officials, the 19-year-old student was transported to Sacred Heart Medical...
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