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License suspended for nurse who reused flu syringes

NEW JERSEY — A New Jersey nurse accused of administering flu shots using reused syringes to 67 patients at a pharmaceutical company voluntarily surrendered her license, New Jersey officials said. 310 more words


Experts Advise Getting Vaccinated Regardless Of Flu Season Severity

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NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – It’s time to get your flu shots! The precautionary measure is important, but health experts seem to be in disagreement about how bad the 2105 flu season will be. 242 more words


CDC Website for Healthy People and Pets

 CDC has redesigned its Healthy Pets Healthy People website, with more information about diseases people can catch from pets, farm animals, and wildlife. Users can search alphabetically by animal and learn which diseases a pet or animal carries. 157 more words

Health News

Watercress Salad with Potato, Cherry Tomatoes, Veggie Bacon

I’ve been on a watercress quest lately. Watercress, a member of the mustard family, is the baddest, most powerful vegetable on the planet, according to the Centers for Disease Control. 656 more words


Did You Know?

FACT: According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years. 81 more words

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Pesticide resistant head lice

Pediculosis, or “lousiness”, is one of the most prevalent communicable conditions in the United States. Head lice can infest people of all ages, but children are prone to infestations due to their play activity and close physical contact. 150 more words


3 dead, more than 550 sickened in U.S. in cucumber salmonella outbreak

Three people in the United States have died in a outbreak of salmonella linked to cucumbers imported from Mexico, which have led to recalls throughout the U.S. 316 more words