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  • Swine Flu Scare Closes 4 More Queens Schools

    The swine-flu related death of a Queens educator over the weekend and four more school closures Monday haven't moved Mayor Michael Bloomberg to change his master plan to shutter schools only on a case-by-case basis. The fast-spreading flu strain is...
  • Fans, Celebrities Remember Patrick Swayze

    Fans, Celebrities Remember Patrick Swayze
    LOS ANGELES -- Hollywood is mourning the loss of actor Patrick Swayze who died Monday after a two year battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 57. The "Ghost" and "Dirty Dancing" star "passed away peacefully with family at his side after facing the...
  • Some 400 Renton Students Sick Today Due To Outbreak Of Illness

    Some 400 Renton Students Sick Today Due To Outbreak Of Illness
    Renton's Lindbergh High School will be open this morning, but school officials are asking students to stay home if they are feeling sick. Close to 400 students are out sick with flu-like symptoms. A school spokesperson says the number represents about...
  • Upstate Officials Link Mets To Swine Flu Case

    Upstate Officials Link Mets To Swine Flu Case
    As if Monday night's mistake-filled 3-2 loss to the Dodgers wasn't bad enough, officials in upstate Sullivan County said yesterday that the Mets may be linked to the swine flu outbreak. A resident of Liberty became ill last Wednesday, three days after...
  • Help your teen stay safe

    Help your teen stay safe
    Reading up on health and safety topics could be the last thing on your teen's to-do list. That's why informed, proactive parenting can make such a difference, especially in high-risk areas like driving, relationships, and mental health. While your...
  • 10 Things to Tell Your Primary Doc

    10 Things to Tell Your Primary Doc
    Have you and your spouse stopped having sex? Are you using the right protection to avoid serious illness? Are you happy at work? What about your financial situation? Strapped for cash? You must -- MUST -- divulge these and other personal aspects of...
  • Many pets are given away amid economic downturn

    Many pets are given away amid economic downturn
    The story of this Juliet, an American pit bull terrier, has its share of tragedy. She was kenneled with an Orange County veterinarian because her owner was hit by catastrophic illness. When poor health and medical bills took their toll, the owner sadly...
  • NYC Officials: Swine Flu Now Most Prevalent Strain

    NYC Officials: Swine Flu Now Most Prevalent Strain
    As New York City officials announced Sunday a second swine flu death, they said the H1N1 virus was now more widespread than the seasonal flu and urged quick treatment for any flu sufferers who also have an underlying medical condition. "If you have...
  • Swine Flu Fears Infect Mets

    Swine Flu Fears Infect Mets
    Are the Mets on the verge of being swept up in the swine flu epidemic? That was the concern Tuesday when the players were briefed about possible exposure to the disease now that a member of the team's traveling party - an SNY producer - has been diagnosed...
  • Dirty syringes: FDA failed to shut down troubled plant, and family paid price

    Dirty syringes: FDA failed to shut down troubled plant, and family paid price
    Natalie Fullerton's parents were thrilled to watch their year-old daughter bounce back from a double-lung transplant. Within months, she was mimicking her sister's ballet poses and gleefully repeating the word "purple." Her father, Leslie, carefully...
  • What You Can Do for Thinning Hair

    Q: Does topical minoxidil (Rogaine) work for women? What are the side effects? What else can a woman do for thinning hair? A: Answer: Yes, topical minoxidil (Rogaine) can potentially help women who have a certain type of hair loss called androgenic...