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ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Getting the flu vaccine while pregnant does not increase the odds that the fetus will die in the womb, according to a new study of tens of thousands of women in Norway. Although fetal deaths were rare during the study, they...
L.A. NOWPublic health officials said there is no shortage of the flu vaccine anywhere in California, despite anecdotal reports of people having a difficult time finding a place to get the shot....
L.A. NOWThe teen newspaper L.A. Youth has struggled financially in recent years, reeling from the loss of foundation grants and corporate donations that were a primary source of funding, its leaders said. It's board of directors voted Thursday to end its 25-...
Wednesday night was probably the first time a singer used the phrase “hemagglutinin” onstage at the Echo. Longtime L.A. punk fans know that can mean only one thing -- local heroes Bad Religion were playing a rare club-sized show, and its...
If you are facing another year of caregiving what would be your New Year's wish? Would you say freedom or time to do what you want to do? Of course, the likelihood for either may not be possible but do strive for it. However, if any of you have found...
L.A. NOWA 51-year-old man from Fountain Valley and a 55-year-old man from La Habra both died of influenza during the last week of December, said Deanne Thompson, a spokeswoman for the Orange County Health Care Agency....
One of the most common, and potentially dangerous, misconceptions about the flu is that it's "just a bad cold." No, it isn't. Some of the symptoms are the same, but influenza is much more dangerous. Each year, some 200,000 Americans are hospitalized,...
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The worst may be over. As of Jan. 12, leading indicators of flu activity in Chicago had dropped to early December levels, according to the latest data from the city Health Department, released Friday. However, the numbers remain significantly higher...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsThe director of the Sedgwick County Health Department says Wichita area hospitals are near capacity dealing with influenza. Claudia Blackburn gave a flu update to Sedgwick County commissioners Wednesday morning. She says Kansas and Sedgwick County are...
Tribune reporterChicago's flu season may have hit its height. As of Jan. 12, leading indicators of flu activity in Chicago had dropped to early December levels, according to the latest data from the city health department. However, those same numbers remain...
The number of older people hospitalized with the flu has risen sharply, prompting federal officials to take unusual steps to make more flu medicines available and to urge wider use of them as soon as symptoms appear. The U.S. is about halfway through...
Tribune reporterThe Chicago Department of Public Health is reporting that the number of city flu cases is still higher than average but dipped slightly last week. According to a report issued this afternoon, 31 hospitalizations were reported between Dec. 29 and Jan....
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