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SARS-Linked Virus May Have Spread Between People

Posted: 02/13/2013 - British officials say a mysterious virus related to SARS may have spread between humans, as they confirmed the 11th case worldwide of the new coronavirus in a patient who they say probably caught it from a family member

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Insurance Companies To Pick Up Breast Pump Costs

Posted: 02/07/2013 - The benefits of breast feeding your infant are clear cut. Disease resistance, plus a less likely chance of developing juvenile diabetes and even M.S later in life. With the Affordable Health Care Act, insurance companies are now required to cover the cost of breast pumps and lactation consultants.

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New Procedure For Chronic Sinusitis

Updated: 02/06/2013 - It's estimated 80,000,000 Americans suffer from some form of sinusitis. Symptoms include facial pain, nasal blockage, and headaches. For some people its a chronic problem, going on all year with no relief. For many antibiotics and steroids become a treatment ritual. A relatively new procedure is providing relief for many of these patients.

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Safety Group: Student Athletes Need Bill Of Rights

Posted: 02/06/2013 - A coalition of more than 100 groups is recommending that student athletes have access to health care professionals, better-trained coaches and up-to-date equipment.

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Seniors Hit Hardest By This Season's Flu

Updated: 02/06/2013 - We are halfway through the flu season and are seeing some interesting trends with this disease. Health experts have told us this year's strain is more powerful than usual. We've always been told seniors and young children are more at risk. With that information take note of just whose is being hospitalized nationwide in alarming numbers.

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Catholic Hospital Acknowledges Error

Posted: 02/04/2013 - A Catholic hospital acknowledges it was "morally wrong" to argue in court that a fetus is not a human being under Colorado law.

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Triaminic and Theraflu Bottles Recalled

Updated: 02/01/2013 - Some bottles of Triaminic and Theraflu cold and allergy syrups are being recalled because the child-resistant bottle caps may be defective.

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FDA Warns Company Over Unapproved Flu Remedy

Posted: 01/29/2013 - Federal regulators say a Florida company has been marketing an untested inhaled formula as a flu remedy in violation of drug safety regulations.

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Norovirus Stomach Bug on the Rise in the US

Updated: 01/26/2013 - The "stomach bug" is spreading again in the U-S. If someone you know is suffering from severe upset stomach, diarrhea and fatigue, it could be a case of "norovirus." But this illness is a bit tougher than your standard stomach flu.

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Gardnerville Walmart Clinic

Posted: 01/25/2013 - Customers of the new Walmart store in Gardnerville can get their medical ailments checked out while browsing the aisles for other shopping deals.

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Getting the Flu Shot at School

Updated: 01/24/2013 - At a time when it's tough to find a pharmacy that has the flu shot in our area, schools have been providing relief for families. In fact, thousands of students in the Washoe County School District have already been immunized thanks to clinics that are taking place on campus. The shots are free and parents don't even need to be there.

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