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Diseases and Illnesses

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  • Making Sense Of Avascular Necrosis

    Avascular Necrosis (AVN) is a condition that affects an estimated 10,000 to 20,000 new people each year, worldwide. It appears in the ends of the "long" bones of the body, bones such as the femur and humerus. As a result, AVN can be diagnosed in the...
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  • Golf students learn medical skills in mock ER

    For Golf Middle School eighth grader Nicole Aleman, her dreams of healing ailing patients as a physician one day came early this week—if not just for a day. Aleman was one of about 60 eighth graders decked out in lab coats and stethoscopes who...
  • Large measles outbreak traced to Disneyland is declared over

    California health authorities on Friday declared an end to a large measles outbreak that started at Disneyland and triggered a national debate about vaccinations. Disease detectives for months raced to contain the highly contagious disease, which...
  • Disney measles outbreak that sparked vaccination debate ends

    An outbreak of measles that popped up at Disneyland in late December soon spread to six other U.S. states, Mexico and Canada. Health officials suspect an infected traveler, who caught the virus overseas, visited the theme park and exposed others. The...
  • Glaxo recalls flu vaccine due to potency problem

    GlaxoSmithKline is recalling remaining doses of a popular four-in-one flu vaccine because of effectiveness problems. The company alerted U.S. customers Tuesday that the vaccine can lose potency over time and fail to adequately protect against some...
  • Dog flu outbreak gained foothold at urban doggie day cares

    Many urbanites use doggie day cares while they work long hours. Paying others to exercise their pets, owners can forgo long walks and enjoy guilt-free pooch snuggling in the evenings. While usually a healthy experience for the dogs, the day care...
  • Disneyland measles outbreak declared over

    Disneyland measles outbreak declared over
    California health officials have declared an end to the largeĀ measlesĀ outbreak that originated at Disneyland in December. They said Friday that no new infections have surfaced. The outbreak, which sickened 131 people in California, spread beyond the...