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St. Louis Post-DispatchSummer means the arrival of certain illnesses and infections caused by bacteria, viruses and bugs that thrive in the warm, moist environment. Although the risk of catching these diseases is low, there are some precautions to take to stay healthy. For...
Orlando Sentinel Staff WriterWorried about the spread of swine flu? Join the crowd. Already, there are reports coming from schools across Florida that kids are being diagnosed with swine flu (also known as the H1N1 virus). And in Georgia, Alaska and Puerto Rico, health officials...
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Fox59.comUPDATED: Purdue has confirmed 67 flulike illnesses reported at the Purdue Student Health Center (3 more from Wednesday and 17 added Thursday). The Student Health Center reports eight of these are confirmed Type A influenza cases. Symptoms continue to be...
Baltimore Sun reportersDestinee Alicia Parker was an aspiring artist who loved animals, Lil Wayne and scary movies. She and her two sisters were known as the "Parker Posse" at Montebello Elementary/Middle School. And although she was healthy, she died of swine flu Tuesday...
McClatchy Tribune NewspapersIt's known that swine flu is a fairly highly contagious disease. What's been less clear is just how quickly the H1N1 virus gets transmitted in homes and schools _ and how effective vaccines would be in containing a widespread outbreak. For the first time,...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterThe flu tends to come on suddenly -- you're fine in the morning and aching and shivering that night -- while a cold usually develops gradually over the course of two or three days. Flu usually causes a fever and aches; a cold usually doesn't. Other...
Following a recall by ConAgra Foods, GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN'S Food Markets announced that they have removed from sale Marie Callender's Cheesy Chicken and Rice single-serve frozen entrees due to potential salmonella contamination. The recalled...
FOX 5 San Diego StaffA fifth person in San Diego County has died in connection with the H1N1 "swine flu'' virus, the county Health and Human Services Agency reported today. The 36-year-old man, who had underlying health issues, died Saturday, according to the HHSA. "We want...
California ConsumerTwo California produce shippers have recalled thousands of cases of green onions supplied by an onion farm in Mexicali, Mexico, over fears the onions could be contaminated with salmonella, the Associated Press is reporting. U.S. Department of...
Booster ShotsA federal agency warned this week that cocaine laced with levamisole, a veterinary anti-parasitic drug, has caused 20 cases of a serious medical disorder. Officials at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration say they expect to see...
Booster ShotsEvery few days, someone I know tells me that they ??? or their child ??? has come down with swine flu. It sounds plausible ??? the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns that the H1N1 virus is spreading rapidly......
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