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National Health News, Newsroom Here’s what you should know about measles, after a warning last week

Here’s what you should know about measles, after a warning last week

e United States as of Feb. 21, the CDC has confirmed 159 cases so far this year in 10 states: California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, New York, Oregon, Texas, and Washington. That compares to 372 cases last year. Here’s what you should know.

3/6/19 at 12:56 pm     411      , ,     Boston Globe
National Health News, Newsroom Damaged lungs, degraded muscles: Why flu makes you feel so bad

Damaged lungs, degraded muscles: Why flu makes you feel so bad

l know the symptoms of influenza infection include fever, cough, sore throat, muscle aches, headaches and fatigue. But just what causes all the havoc? What is going on in your body as you fight the flu?We all know the symptoms of influenza infection include fever, cough, sore throat, muscle aches, headaches and fatigue. But just what causes all […]

1/2/19 at 12:41 pm     484      ,
Emergency Preparedness, National Health News, Newsroom CDC: Natural Disasters and Severe Weather

CDC: Natural Disasters and Severe Weather

how to prevent cold-related health problems and protect yourself during all stages of a winter storm.

1/2/19 at 12:10 pm     489      , , ,
National Health News, Newsroom FDA unveils sweeping anti-tobacco effort to reduce underage vaping and smoking

FDA unveils sweeping anti-tobacco effort to reduce underage vaping and smoking

vember 15th, the Food and Drug Administration launched a multi-pronged attack on the rising underage use of tobacco products, imposing sales restrictions on flavored e-cigarettes and announcing plans to ban menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars.

11/20/18 at 4:51 pm     601      , , ,     Washington Post
National Health News, Newsroom CDC: Food Safety Tips for the Holidays

CDC: Food Safety Tips for the Holidays

one can practice food safety during the holidays.

11/20/18 at 4:35 pm     568          Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
National Health News, Newsroom Outbreak of E. coli Infections Linked to Romaine Lettuce

Outbreak of E. coli Infections Linked to Romaine Lettuce

SAFETY ALERT!

11/20/18 at 4:20 pm     593      , ,     Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
National Health News, Newsroom Prevent Illness from C. perfringens During the Holidays

Prevent Illness from C. perfringens During the Holidays

ridium perfringens (C. perfringens) is one of the most common causes of food poisoning in the United States. CDC estimates C. perfringens causes nearly 1 million cases of foodborne illness each year in the United States.

11/20/18 at 4:13 pm     393      , ,     FoodSafety.gov
National Health News, Newsroom Now’s the time to get your kids the flu vaccine

Now’s the time to get your kids the flu vaccine

s only October, but we already have the first confirmed pediatric flu death of the season in the United States. Florida health officials announced that an unvaccinated child died between September 30 and October 6 of influenza B, which is generally the less-deadly virus of the four types of influenza in circulation.

10/18/18 at 1:07 pm     457      , , ,     Popular Science