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  • Michael J. Fox recalls the moment he was diagnosed with Parkinson's

    Michael J. Fox recalls the moment he was diagnosed with Parkinson's
    Michael J. Fox made his 41st and presumably final appearance on "Late Show With David Letterman" on Wednesday. And as with many of the final round of guests on the late night show, he didn't have anything in particular to promote so much as to have a...
  • Your money or your life: Many cancer patients face painful choice

    DALLAS Kim Harris approached the communion rail at Zion Lutheran Church with a vial of pills in his hand. The thin, dying man and the Rev. Robert Preece were alone in the sanctuary. They had met many times this way the 62-year-old cancer patient...
  • Health officials: Measles case confirmed in St. Lucie County

    Health officials have confirmed that an unvaccinated 6-year-old in St. Lucie County has measles. The Palm Beach Post (http://pbpo.st/1HwJmhV ) reports the Florida Department of Health is working with the St. Lucie County School District to inform parents...
  • Canine flu outbreak sickens hundreds of dogs in Midwest

    A canine flu outbreak has sickened many dogs in the Midwest, and veterinarians are cautioning pet owners to keep their dogs from going nose-to-nose with other four-legged friends. The University of Wisconsin-Madison's School of Veterinary Medicine says...
  • Disney-linked measles outbreak soon to be over in California

    A measles outbreak that began at Disneyland and reignited debate about vaccinations is nearing an end. The outbreak will be declared over in California on Friday if no new cases pop up, according to the California Department of Public Health. Disease...
  • Vermont Health Department says some decline TB treatment

    A handful of the people connected with the Charlotte Central School who tested positive for tuberculosis earlier this year are declining treatment with antibiotics that can wipe out the infection before an infected person becomes sick, a Vermont Health...
  • Obama says Ebola-fighting goal is to prevent any new cases

    Citing significant gains in fighting the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, President Obama declared Wednesday that the international goal now is to prevent any new cases of the deadly virus in the afflicted region. "We've seen major progress," Obama said...
  • What to know about recent food recalls and bacteria listeria

    Large food recalls have forced consumers to throw away hummus and ice cream that may be contaminated with the same potentially deadly bacteria — listeria. Tainted Blue Bell ice cream products are linked to eight listeria illnesses in Kansas and...
  • Ebola monitoring costs in New Jersey since October: $2.6M

    It has cost New Jersey more than $2.6 million to monitor passengers arriving at Newark Liberty Airport for possible Ebola virus since October. The state Health Department says 1,408 passengers arrived in Newark between October and last month from Guinea,...
  • For concussion sufferers, a brain scan may warn it's time to call it quits

    For concussion sufferers, a brain scan may warn it's time to call it quits
    To date, no living person has gotten a definitive diagnosis of chronic traumatic encephalopathy - the constellation of cognitive and psychiatric symptoms that appears to result from repeated blows to the head. The definition of the disease itself...
  • Dear Pharmacist: The link between H. pylori, probiotics and autoimmune disease

    Dear Pharmacist: The link between H. pylori, probiotics and autoimmune disease
    A lot of you suffer with disturbing problems such as diarrhea, constipation, gas, belching, bloating, nausea, reflux, esophagitis, stomach ulcers and fatigue related to anemia. These symptoms might be tied to Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori), the ulcer...