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3 hrs ago | The Grand Junction Sentinel
A Centers for Disease Control report released Thursday says health officials dug deeper into 127 cases reported in the Denver area and Colorado Springs from mid-August to mid-September.
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9 hrs ago | Clarksville Online
You know that miserable, no-good feeling that starts as a simple headache and escalates to a high fever, chills and an overall sense of yuck? Each year in the United States an estimated 5-20 percent of the population can be infected with the flu, and more than 200,000 people may be hospitalized during the flu season.
With New Year's quickly approaching, health resolutions, such as eating healthier, losing weight, and quitting smoke rank high on people's lists.
Holy Redeemer in Montgomery County, Pa., is using yogurt _ the kind you could buy at the grocery store _ to fight C. difficile, a hospital-acquired infection that has been growing throughout the country.
These days the baby aisle shelves are lined with products proudly announcing: "BPA-free."
As part of the push for National Influenza Vaccination Week , health officials are encouraging those who have not yet been vaccinated against the flu this year to get immunized.
The number of consumers sickened by drinking raw, unpasteurized milk far exceeds case counts reported in well-publicized outbreaks, a new study from Minnesota suggests.
Tooth loss and bleeding gums might be a sign of declining thinking skills among the middle-aged, a new study contends.
More young adults have health insurance now than three years ago. And many of them are getting that coverage under a provision of the Affordable Care Act that allows them to stay on their parents' health policies until they turn 26, U.S. health officials reported Wednesday.
Thirty years after massive toxic contamination was discovered at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, Marines and their families want help and answers.
Princeton University has begun vaccinating nearly 6,000 students to try to stop an outbreak of type B meningitis in an unusual federal government-endorsed administration of a drug not generally approved for use in the United States.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta recently updated its Flu Symptoms information, and you can use the tool with this story to find where to get a flu shot in and around Fairfax.
Do children need all their vaccinations? This has been a controversy for years. This weekend, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch ran a front page article entitled "More parents rebuff vitamin K shot at birth."
Allergy season is behind us and before flu season strikes, now is the time for consumers to clean out their medicine cabinet and brush up on medication consumption and storage tips.
New York City health officials will decide Wednesday whether to adopt a proposal that would require all children under 5 who are attending one of these childcare facilities to receive a flu shot by Dec. 31 of each year, before flu season peaks.
The latest drug approved by the FDA to treat hepatitis C opens up new and much-needed treatment options.