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Florida Child Dies From Flu, the First Young Death Reported in the US This Season

New York Times - 1 hour ago
A child in Florida who had not received the flu vaccine died from the virus, state officials announced on Monday, the first influenza-related pediatric death reported in the country this flu season....

Obituary for mom who died of drug overdose goes viral

Fox News - 2 hours ago
A family's open and honest obituary for their 20-year-old daughter who died of a drug overdose earlier this month has reached thousands online, with many sharing their own stories of addiction...

5 children in Maryland might have a polio-like disease. The CDC is investigating.

Baltimore Sun - 2 hours ago
Five children in Maryland have contracted symptoms of a virus similar to polio this fall, according to the state health department. The cases are among dozens of possible instances of acute flaccid...

Rabid raccoon attacks 3 people in Washington neighborhood

Washington Post - 6 hours ago
WASHINGTON — Officials say a rabid raccoon attacked three people in the nation's capital before being captured. News outlets cite a Monday statement from the city's health department saying...

Should pregnant women receive an Ebola vaccine despite WHO recommendations?

Healio - 5 hours ago
The nearly universal fetal, neonatal and maternal mortality associated with Ebola infections in pregnancy necessitates development of a strategy to improve perinatal outcomes. Immunization of...

How Exercise Might “Clean” the Alzheimer's Brain

Scientific American - 5 hours ago
For the 50 million individuals worldwide ailing from Alzheimer's disease, the announcements by pharmaceutical giants earlier this year that they will end research on therapeutics were...

Georgia woman nearly died after botched tummy tuck left her with life-threatening infections

Fox News - 2 hours ago
Laura Sparks' stomach is pictured after undergoing several surgeries to remove dead tissue and bacterial infections following a botched tummy tuck procedure. (PA Real Life). A woman who lost...

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