CDC Warns About Flu-Like Respiratory VirusThe Centers for Disease Control has put out a warning about RSV or respiratory syncytial virus. Doctors say RSV can mimic the symptoms of the flu or a cold, but for some people, it can be much more serious.
CDC Confirms 10 More Cases Of Polio-Like IllnessesThere are 10 more confirmed cases of acute flaccid myelitis, a polio-like illness that mostly affects children, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 90 in 27 states this year.
Tick-Borne Diseases Rising, Here's How To Prevent InfectionThe CDC says that if a tick is found attached to you early enough, there is still time to avoid infection.
Packed Emergency Rooms, Deaths As Flu Hits California HardState health officials say that 27 people younger than 65 have died of the flu in California since October. That's compared to three the same time last year.
This Season's Flu Sending Patients To The Doctor's Office SoonerIt's flu season and new numbers show the virus is active in almost all of California. Sacramento doctors are seeing patients roll into their offices sooner than expected.
US Flu Season Off To Quick Start; Widespread In 7 StatesThis year’s flu season is off to a quick start and so far it seems to be dominated by a nasty bug.
Flu On The Rise In California With 9 Dead In 2017The first flu death in the state happened in Los Angeles County last month. Both Yolo and Stanislaus counties have had their own flu deaths in January.
Daily List: 3 Personality Types at Greater Risk for Heart DiseaseHow would you describe your personality? If you’re a competitive, intense person, you’re more likely than others to develop heart disease. But it’s not just type “A” people who are at risk — on the Daily List, 3 daily situations that may be trouble for your ticker.
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