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He was 21 and fit. He tried to push through the flu — and it killed him.
Kyler Baughman seemed to be the face of fitness. The 21-year-old aspiring personal trainer filled his Facebook page with photos of himself riding motorbikes and lifting weights. He once posted an image of a kettlebell with a skeleton, reading ...
Is It Time for a Universal Influenza Vaccine? The Virus Is Getting Deadlier
This year's flu season is looking a little dire. Thirteen children have already died, according to the most recent data provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and almost every state has reported widespread flu activity. If you ...
Florida wants to remove virus-excreting wild monkeys
In this Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 photo, a rhesus macaques monkey observes kayakers as they navigate along the Silver River in Silver Springs, Fla. Wildlife managers in Florida say they want to remove the roaming monkeys from the state in light of a new ...
Babies and children hit particularly hard by the flu
The U.S. is being hit with one of the worst flu seasons in years, with 45 states reporting widespread illness, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Experts warn that young children are particularly vulnerable. Shareeka Smith's 8 ...
Officials: Utah hepatitis A outbreak spread from San Diego
Thousands of people may have been exposed to hepatitis A in Utah amid a widening outbreak that originally spread from a large epidemic in San Diego, health officials said Wednesday. Infected workers may have exposed customers at two Salt Lake City area ...
Is Alcohol A Problem? Online Tool Helps Assess Risk And Find Help
The number of Americans who are drinking - drinking to a point that's harmful or dangerous - is on the rise. That's according to federal survey data in recent years. The increase is notable among older adults and especially notable among women. There ...
Most people who try one cigarette become daily smokers, study says
At least two-thirds of those who try cigarettes go on to become daily smokers, even if only temporarily, research suggests. Data from the UK, US, Australia and New Zealand found 60.3% of people had tried smoking and an estimated 68.9% of those ...
Wolf's opioid emergency declaration lauded as experts await details
Kimberly Ruediger holds her son Gabriel Ruediger, as they participate during an October candlelight vigil at the Camden Waterfront Stadium in remembrance of those who have died from drug overdoses. by Alfred Lubrano, Mari A. Schaefer & Liz Navratil ...
Triangle hospitals grapple with IV bag shortage amid nasty flu season
Raleigh, N.C. — The current flu season could end up as one of the worst in recent memory, an occurrence worsened by a national shortage of medical IV bags. Dr. Kuldip Patel, a pharmacy official at Duke University Hospital, told WRAL News Wednesday ...
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Alzheimer Society January awareness campaign aims to end stigma
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Alzheimer Society of the Kenora and Rainy River Districts representatives Don Denver, board chairman (back row left), Rylee Rieu, client services coordinator and Mary Carter, program and events coordinator, are joined by Mayor Dave Canfield and city ...