| Apr 29, 2013
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April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 11:18 AM
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) — Health officials are paying close attention to pigs and people at the Minnesota State Fair for any signs of swine flu.
A strain of swine flu swept through fairs last summer, sickening over 300 people in a dozen...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 11:50 AM
Janet Napolitano has a message for the next head of the Department of Homeland Security: “You will need a large bottle of Advil.”
In a farewell speech Tuesday, Napolitano gave a wide-ranging defense of her 4½f years as head of one of the...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 6:28 PM
What’s the best way to protect yourself and others from influenza? Medical professionals say getting a flu shot could save your life and others.
The debate wages on whether or not getting the shot helps to fight the flu.
According to the CDC, it...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Scientists have developed a vaccine that protected monkeys against simian immunodeficiency virus, or SIV, offering fresh hope that a similar vaccine can save humans from HIV.
When the monkeys were intentionally infected with SIV, the new vaccine cleared...
| May 1, 2013
| 2:24 PM
President Barack Obama has named an Annapolis man to head the multibillion-dollar grant program through which the Federal Emergency Management Agency helps local governments prepare for disasters.
Brian Kamoie, 41, will oversee a vast portfolio of...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 3:13 PM
LAPORTE COUNTY-- Last year we broke the story about a swine flu outbreak at the LaPorte County fair where 4 people had confirmed cases of swine flu.
This year there are 12 cases of swine flu in Indiana so far so we went back to LaPorte County to...
| May 28, 2013
Tuesday, May 28 Hope you had a fabulous Memorial Day weekend! Of course, having yesterday off makes today feel like a Monday... We had perfect weather for all of the Memorial Day remembrance events. It's so important to take a moment and honor those who...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 10:37 AM
SOUTH BEND -- "Mooooo," one heifer called while being groomed.
The occasional snort and hum of shop vacuums also sounded around the cattle barns Saturday morning at the St. Joseph County 4-H Fairgrounds.
According to Anna Williams, a Purdue...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 5:19 AM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — State health officials are keeping a watch out for signs of the swine flu at county and 4H fairs in Indiana after four people became sick with the H3N2v influenza A after visiting the Grant County Agricultural Fair.
| Jun 28, 2013
| 3:21 PM
ST. JOSEPH COUNTY – The St. Joseph County 4-H Fair is taking precautionary measures to reduce the risk of a swine flu outbreak.
This comes after 4 people became sick after going to the Grant County Fair.
So far this year, 9 confirmed cases of...