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  • Bird flu confirmed at Iowa farm; 5.3 million hens to be euthanized

    Bird flu confirmed at Iowa farm; 5.3 million hens to be euthanized
    Up to 5.3 million hens at an Iowa farm must be destroyed after the highly infectious and deadly bird flu virus was confirmed, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Monday. The farm in northwest Iowa's Osceola County has nearly 10 percent of the state'...
  • Cardinal Health paying $26.8 million in FTC settlement

    Cardinal Health will pay $26.8 million as part of a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission over charges it monopolized the sale in 25 markets of diagnostic drugs known as low-energy radiopharmaceuticals. The charges allege that the pharmaceutical...
  • When the vaccination wars hit home

    When the vaccination wars hit home
    His wife opposed childhood vaccination, and, at first, he followed her lead. She'd done a lot of research, he reasoned; she was the vaccine expert in the relationship. But as he learned more about the science supporting vaccination, he began...
  • UCF prof tests treatment for citrus greening

    UCF prof tests treatment for citrus greening
    University of Central Florida professor Swadeshmukul Santra was at a conference on citrus greening when an idea came to him that could save the state's ailing citrus industry. That light-bulb moment helped Santra, who works in UCF's NanoScience...
  • Pet owners line up to keep animals healthy at vaccine clinic in Lindenhurst

    Pet owners line up to keep animals healthy at vaccine clinic in Lindenhurst
    People were talking about the new strain of dog influenza from Asia at the Lake County Health Department's pet vaccination clinic at the Lindenhurst Municipal Center Saturday. The flu has hit Cook County particularly hard, but no one seemed too worried...
  • Walk benefits fight against lupus

    Walk benefits fight against lupus
    Kay Mimms believes her first symptoms of lupus appeared when she was 4 years old. It was more than 50 years later — and numerous doctors' visits, too — before the 69-year-old Matteson resident actually was diagnosed, she said. Lupus is an...
  • Midwest dog flu has some vets requiring vaccinations

    ST. LOUIS Some St. Louis area kennel owners will start requiring dogs to get a flu vaccine after a recent outbreak in Chicago has sickened hundreds of canines. Over the last few weeks the flu has infected at least 1,000 dogs in the Midwest, and a small...
  • Florida confirms measles in 2 unvaccinated adults

    Florida confirms measles in 2 unvaccinated adults
    Florida's Department of Health has confirmed two cases of measles in two unvaccinated adults in Indian River County. Officials said Sunday that both patients live in the same household. One acquired measles internationally, and the second acquired the...
  • Florida confirms measles in 2 unvaccinated adults

    Florida's Department of Health has confirmed two cases of measles in two unvaccinated adults in Indian River County. Officials said Sunday that both patients live in the same household. One acquired measles internationally, and the second acquired the...
  • California lawmakers should pass the vaccination bill

    California lawmakers should pass the vaccination bill
    Anti-vaccination parents showed up last week in Sacramento threatening to leave the public schools en masse, and the Senate Education Committee crumbled like a batch of overbaked cookies. Sen. Richard Pan (D-Sacramento), who has written legislation that...
  • A veil of secrecy shields hospitals where outbreaks occur

     A veil of secrecy shields hospitals where outbreaks occur
    The cardiac surgeon had unknowingly spread a staph infection from the rash on his hand to the hearts of at least five patients by the time Los Angeles County health investigators learned of the outbreak. The doctor had operated on more than 60 others in...