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  • Last year's flu season wound up on the mild side, CDC says

    Last year's flu season wound up on the mild side, CDC says
    Another influenza season is in the books, and overall it caused less sickness and death than flu seasons in the recent past, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • CDC outlines 5 incidents in which deadly pathogens were mishandled

    CDC outlines 5 incidents in which deadly pathogens were mishandled
    Federal health officials on Friday disclosed a new safety breach at a high-security U.S. laboratory involving dangerous avian flu, a lapse that came to light as they investigated the potential exposure of government researchers to live anthrax bacteria. ...

    Deerfield police officer Anthony Parisi dies

    Deerfield police officer Anthony Parisi dies
    Co-workers and friends of Deerfield police Officer Anthony "Tony" Parisi remembered him as a dedicated and professional law enforcement officer after his death last week. "(Parisi) was a valued member of the Deerfield Police Department. … Tony...

    Gilead Sciences' $84,000 price for hepatitis drug is scrutinized

    U.S. lawmakers have asked Gilead Sciences Inc. to justify the price of its new $84,000 drug for hepatitis C patients amid growing concern about the high cost to taxpayers and consumers. In a letter to the Foster City, Calif., company, Rep. Henry A....

    Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Talk to doctor before taking probiotics

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I keep hearing about all the health benefits of probiotics. Are there any negative side effects? Do I need to talk to my doctor before I take them? ANSWER: Some research has shown that taking probiotics may have health benefits. They...