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  • Ignoring the flu can be deadly

    whatdoctorsknow.com On Dec. 20, 2009, 32-year-old actress Brittany Murphy died of flu-related complications in her Beverly Hills, Calif., home. Five months later, her husband, Simon Monjack, was found dead in the same home with the same cause of death:...
  • Vaccination exemptions still on states' legislative agendas

    Eighteen state legislatures, including California's, have considered exemptions to immunization mandates in the last several years — and the issue remains a topic of debate, researchers said Tuesday. Most of the bills introduced in those 18 states...
  • The Kid's Doctor: Don't get too rattled about your child's health during 'sick season'

    Pediatric offices are swamped right now! The first months of the new year always mean children have colds, RSV, flu, vomiting, diarrhea, conjunctivitis and strep throat, just to name a few of the illnesses "lurking" around right now. What I don't...
  • Got flu? Keep it to yourself.

     Got flu? Keep it to yourself.
    Doctors used to call influenza "knock-me-down" fever, and there was a reason for that. Anyone who's suffered through a bout of it knows the miseries: the headaches, the throat that feels scrubbed with sandpaper, the fever so high you're floating on the...
  • California flu deaths hit 202; infant dies from whooping cough

    California flu deaths hit 202; infant dies from whooping cough
    Confirmed influenza deaths of Californians under the age of 65 reached 202 this week, state health officials said, with 26 deaths confirmed in Los Angeles County. Speaking with reporters Friday, California Department of Public Health communicable...
  • Peninsula residents, ignore flu shot at your own peril

    Peninsula residents, ignore flu shot at your own peril
    Peninsula residents have no excuse not to get the flu shot if they haven't already done so. Early this week, Dr. Nzinga Teule-Hekima, currently health director for both the Peninsula and Hampton health departments, announced that the district's...
  • Development of inguinal hernia usually related to increased pressure in abdomen

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What causes an inguinal hernia? Will I need surgery to repair it even if it's not painful? If so, what does the surgery involve? ANSWER: Although the cause isn't always apparent, an inguinal hernia occurs when a weakened area in your...
  • The Walking Dead Season 4 episode 2 recap: ‘Infected’

     
    After the mortifying revelation that something awful is in the air — or the water, or somewhere — in last week‘s Season 4 premiere of The Walking Dead,  we open episode 2 in the dead of night, at the fence, where a flashlight-toting...
  • 'Walking Dead' recap: Worms in the garden

    'Walking Dead' recap: Worms in the garden
    Two weeks into the new season and Rick's dreams of being a post-apocalyptic gentleman farmer come to a bloody end. At least it happened at his own hand and not because of someone else. Just add "had to sacrifice my own pigs" to the laundry list of...
  • 'The Walking Dead' recap: Sick days

    'The Walking Dead' recap: Sick days
    The biggest shockers of Sunday night's "Walking Dead" occurred at the very beginning and at the very end. In the middle? Well, there was a whole lot of coughing. The mysterious flu-like disease that began infiltrating the prison in the season premiere...
  • Fox pushes back premiere date for sci-fi drama 'Almost Human'

    Fox pushes back premiere date for sci-fi drama 'Almost Human'
    It's not exactly almost time for "Almost Human." Fox has pushed back the premiere date for the sci-fi drama. The futuristic series, created by J.H. Wyman ("Fringe") and featuring TV and film power player J.J. Abrams as an executive producer, was...
  • Inhalers containing CFCs to be phased out by the end of the year

    Inhalers containing CFCs to be phased out by the end of the year
    Inhalers containing chlorofluorocarbons, or CFCs, will be phased out by the end of the year to comply with international treaties intended to protect the the ozone layer. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration made the announcement, which is part of an...