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Diseases and Illnesses

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  • Car Show for a Cause

    A great turnout at the Valley Collector Car Club's annual benefit show in July raised $9,000 dollars that the club will donate to 17 local charities. The Simsbury-based club had an estimated 2,500 spectators at its Annual Charity Benefit Car Show on July...
  • Drive Breast Cancer Awareness With Pink Ribbon Fiat 500

    October is National Breast Cancer month, and Fiat is helping bring awareness to the disease with the Fiat 500 Pink Ribbon edition. Only 250 of these models will be produced, and $1,000 from each one sold will be donated to the Breast Cancer Research...
  • Heart-Healthy Rides

    Just as a prudent owner cares for their car via regular maintenance, tomorrow’s vehicles will be able to care for their drivers by helping them keep track of their medical conditions. ¬†Engineers at Ford are developing a car seat that incorporates a...
  • Breast Cancer Awareness

  • Understanding Breast Cancer

    Understanding Breast Cancer
  • When antibiotics stop working

    In 2010, a survey was taken of doctors in Britain asking them to name the most important medical advance of the past 50 years. There were lots of potential candidates, from vaccines to cholesterol-lowering drugs to MRI scans. But none of them measured...
  • How A Shingles Shot Can Prevent Months Of Pain

    More than three-quarters of Americans believe vaccines for such diseases as measles, mumps, and whooping cough should be mandatory for children, a new Harris poll finds. The margin increases with age, with 88 percent of respondents over 69 years old and...
  • 2 Chicago women first West Nile deaths in Illinois this year

    2 Chicago women first West Nile deaths in Illinois this year
    Two women in Chicago have died after becoming infected with the West Nile virus, the first reported disease-related fatalities in Illinois this year, health officials said. One woman was in her 70s and the other in her 80s, according to the Chicago...
  • EV-D68: Easy steps you can take to avoid spreading enterovirus infection

    EV-D68: Easy steps you can take to avoid spreading enterovirus infection
    Parents should use common sense -- and a healthy dose of soap and water -- to prevent serious illnesses from the respiratory virus recently detected in California, experts said this week. Enterovirus D68 infection has now been confirmed in four children...
  • Scientists see risk of mutant airborne Ebola as remote

    LONDON, Sept 19 (Reuters) - The Ebola virus raging through West Africa is mutating rapidly as it tears a deadly path through cities, towns and villages, but the genetic changes are for now not giving it the ability to spread more easily. Concern that the...
  • Evanston man diagnosed with West Nile virus

    Evanston man diagnosed with West Nile virus
    A 60-year-old Evanston man has been diagnosed with West Nile Virus, making his the first confirmed case of the potentially deadly disease in the north suburb this year, authorities said today. In a Friday release, Evanston’s Health Department said...