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Most of us likely take paid sick leave for granted. It accumulates over time, and we dip into the account when there's an injury or illness that prevents us from going to work, whether for a day or, as in the case of a serious malady, for much longer....
Do you have any idea what happened on that hotel bed before you walked into the room? You don't want to know. Neither do I, which is why, first thing when arriving in a new hotel room, I usually toss the bedspread in the closet. It seems I'm not alone....
Daily American Staff WriterRemember the "pods" where people went for H1N1 flu vaccinations three years ago? A lot of preparation went into establishing those mass vaccination programs. Thirty-three representatives from emergency management, emergency medical services,...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Amid snarky comments and links to cat videos, some Twitter users turn to the social network to find and post information on cardiac arrest and CPR, according to a new study. Over a month, researchers found 15,324 messages -...
In households with small children, flu symptoms are as routine as dirty socks. Take them seriously, though, warns a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), because the flu can kill healthy children within days. Among the...
Even though Laura Torrence heard there was mercury in some flu vaccines, she still got her flu shot. "I just figure we get mercury in a lot of things," said Torrence, 60, of Westport. "I try to minimize my health risks, but I don't want to get the flu."...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - An arsenal of hand sanitizers, hygiene education and good old-fashioned soap failed to prevent asthma attacks among school children in one Alabama county. For children with asthma, the common cold is the top trigger of symptom...
PETOSKEY — With the first cases of influenza of the season confirmed in Michigan, health officials are urging many to get vaccinated and for everyone to be sure and wash your hands regularly to avoid the virus. While influenza A and B viruses have...
KIAHExpectant mothers have so much to worry about in the nine months before delivery. Prenatal vitamins, the right amount of exercise and a long-list of things to avoid are just the start. So, here's some information we hope will give pregnant moms a sigh...
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KIAHThe Texas A&M University System just said, 'Howdy!' to a huge government contract. The contract makes A&M one of three national biodefense centers in the country. The others are in Baltimore, Maryland and Raleigh, North Carolina. These centers will...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The state says 12 influenza cases are the first seasonal flu reports it has confirmed in Michigan during the 2012-2013 season. The Michigan Department of Community Health announced Monday that the illnesses occurred in...
If you live near Lynchburg, you may be eligible for a free flu shot. The Central Virginia Health District and the Lynchburg Fire Department is teaming up to give out 400 free flu shots from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 20. The shots will be given out at...
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