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This flu season keeps getting deadlier, and a shutdown will make things worse
Washington Post
This post has been updated. A bad flu season that has hit the entire continental United States has yet to peak and already has caused the deaths of more children than what normally would be expected at this time of the year, according to officials and ...
This Flu Season Is The Worst Possible Time For A Government ShutdownHuffPost
Federal officials say flu epidemic has killed at least 30 childrenABC News
California flu deaths jump from 42 to 74; Greater Bay Area reports 25The Mercury News
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Man Pulls 5 1/2-Foot-Long Tapeworm Out Of His Body, Blames Sushi Habit
Put away the soy sauce and wasabi and get ready to be grossed out. A Fresno man and avid lover of sushi — more specifically, salmon sashimi — pulled a 5 1/2 foot-long tapeworm out his own body. It had been growing inside of him for some time. Dr ...
Sushi lover pulled 5-foot tapeworm from intestinesCBS News
A Sushi Lover Pulled a 5-Foot Tapeworm Out of His BodyTIME
He was a big sushi fan. Then he pulled a 5-foot tapeworm from his bodySacramento Bee
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Young women using ADHD medicine up 700 percent over 8 years, CDC report finds
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The number of women in their late 20s who filled a prescription for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) medicine skyrocketed by 700 percent between 2003 and 2015, according to a report released today by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control ...
CDC finds huge increase in young women prescribed ADHD
ADHD Drug Use Spikes Among Young Women: CDC ReportTech Times
Dramatic increase in ADHD prescriptions filled by reproductive-age womenPharmacy Today, American Pharmacists Association,
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US flu season gets worse, has 'lot more steam' than expected
Hospitals are banning children from visiting patients to help stop spreading the aggressive flu that has now killed 20 children and 85 adults in the US according to federal authorities. Veuer's Maria Mercedes Galuppo (@mariamgaluppo) has more. MIKE ...
How to make friends and survive flu seasonChicago Tribune
During this brutal flu and cold season, boost your immune systemWashington Times
US flu season worsensMarquette Mining Journal
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Five people in Wisconsin stricken with salmonella connected to Jimmy John's restaurants
Eight cases of Salmonella linked to Jimmy John's sprouts, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. LISA CESTKOWSKI, COLUMBUS JOURNAL ARCHIVES. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. Five people in Wisconsin have fallen ill with a ...
2 Illinois salmonella cases linked to Jimmy John'sHerald & Review
Salmonella Outbreak 2018: Eating Raw Sprouts At Jimmy John's Spreads InfectionInternational Business Times
Salmonella outbreak linked to raw sprouts served at Jimmy John'sOutbreak News Today
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Experts Are Pushing Hard to Redefine What It Means to Be Legally Drunk
A panel of the nation's top public health experts is pushing for a sweeping set of policy changes and laws aimed at accomplishing an audacious goal—an end to deaths caused by drunk driving. But the recommendation touted as having the largest potential ...
Researchers Push For Lowering Of Drunk Driving Threshold To Reduce Impaired Driving FatalitiesThe Inquisitr
Science panel backs lower drunken driving thresholdAtlanta Journal Constitution
Science panel backs lowering drunken-driving threshold to reduce impaired-driving deathsWLS-TV
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World moves closer to eradicating Guinea worm disease
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - A new report says the world is moving closer to eradicating Guinea worm disease, in which a meter-long worm slowly emerges from a blister in a person's skin. The U.S.-based Carter Center, which leads the eradication campaign, says ...

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Iowa flu deaths more than double in a week, mainly among the elderly
The number of confirmed flu deaths in Iowa more than doubled in the past week, as the worst flu outbreak in years continues to spread, state authorities reported Friday. Iowa officials have confirmed 29 flu deaths so far this winter, up from 14 ...
Despite 8 reported flu deaths in Tarrant County, hope is on the horizonFort Worth Star Telegram
Indiana flu deaths tally rises by 29 cases in a week, to 79 for seasonWISH-TV
Flu hitting nursing facilities; Record number of outbreaks reportedGrand Forks Herald
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Saunas Are A Hot Trend, And They Might Even Help Your Health
It's not even a month into winter, and the cold temperatures have already crushed my spirits. Bundling up every time I leave the house, unexpected school snow days, a sidewalk obstacle course of frozen dog poop: I'm over it. I find myself dreaming of ...

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Peace be with you, but no touching: Flu season altering Mass
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Widespread influenza across Maine has prompted the Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland to alter some traditions to keep parishioners healthy. The diocese announced Thursday that it's suspending the sharing of consecrated wine ...
Maine bishop suspends sharing of consecrated wine in response to severe flu seasonBangor Daily News
'I Never Liked Holding Hands at Church Anyway:' As Flu Deaths Rise, Churches Change their RulesCBN News
Flu outbreak has Archdiocese calling for Mass changesKOB 4
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