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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana now has a dozen cases of fungal meningitis linked to a tainted back pain medication, though no deaths have been reported in the state, federal health officials said Tuesday. At least two patients contracted the disease...
Tags: Pharmaceuticals, Fever, Hospitals and Clinics, Stroke, Headaches
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Health officials say three Michigan women who reported consuming raw milk have been diagnosed with a rare bacterial infection called Q fever. The Michigan Department of Community Health says that the raw milk was from a...
Tags: Michigan, Symptoms, Fever, Headaches, Abdominal Pain
Because increasing numbers of seasonal influenza have been reported throughout the area over the past three weeks, St. Joseph County health officer Dr. Thomas A. Felger is encouraging residents to protect themselves against the influenza virus....
If your eyes are itching and your nose is running, chances are you know that allergy season already is starting up. So what's an allergy sufferer to do to make it through? Dr. Anju Peters, a fellow allergy sufferer and an associate professor of medicine...
The month is roaring in like a lion. After last year's drought conditions in the Upper Midwest, farmers certainly appreciate the largesse of white stuff. For the gardeners eager to get out there and dig in the mud, spring may seem farther away than ever....
The latest flu epidemic has many people in a near-panic. But it's important to know the difference between fact and fiction when it comes to fighting the influenza virus. "This is one of the worst flu seasons we've seen in Illinois in about a decade,"...
Tags: Flu Vaccine, Symptoms, Fever, Pharmaceuticals, Vaccines
On day four of the eyeball-punching ache that invaded my frontal cortex, I thought things were under control. But sickness is a slippery, devilish thing. I usually live life undetected by the bugs and viruses and bacteria with the scary-sounding Latin...
The Hartford CourantGeno Auriemma said Saturday that he probably won't find out until Sunday morning how badly sophomore guard Brianna Banks is injured. Inserted into Saturday's 71-65 win over St. John's midway through the first half, she played for just one minute and...
At least two cold-weather-related deaths were confirmed in the Baltimore area during last week's snap of frigid weather, and more dangerous cold is in the forecast. Hypothermia was a factor in the deaths of an elderly Baltimore County woman and an...
With much of the snow melting, and labeling of the chemical products registered for prairie dogs allowing use for some time yet, some opportunity remains this winter for control. Before initiating chemical control measures however, landowners would be...
Flu season is upon us again, but authorities say it won't exhibit as mild a form this year as in seasons past. On Friday, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officially declared flu an epidemic in Maryland and 46 other states, meaning...
Tags: Flu Vaccine, Symptoms, Fever, Hospitals and Clinics, Coughing
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...
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