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Young hearts no longer run free  Featured
Young hearts no longer run free
You’re young. You’re invincible. You have your whole life ahead of you. You don’t worry about things like heart disease, or a sudden heart attack. That’s what your parents—or grandparents—worry about, right? Well, the chances are increasing that you could be very, very wrong. The number of young adults suffering cardiovascular disease is on the rise. Just ask Dan Cavanaugh.
CDC recommends whooping cough vaccine for pregnant women 
CDC recommends whooping cough vaccine for pregnant women
Whooping cough new rules
FDA cracks down on prescription pain relievers 
FDA cracks down on prescription pain relievers
Very soon it could be more difficult to get prescriptions for drugs containing hydrocodone in combination with other pain relievers. After more than two days […]
New nasty stomach bug traveling across US 
New nasty stomach bug traveling across US
If the flu wasn’t enough to contend with this year, a nasty norovirus bug is making its way across the country, according to the national […]
Saying “I Do” may be good medicine for your heart 
Saying “I Do” may be good medicine for your heart
When it comes to matters of the heart, experts say marriage is a good thing.
Patient readmission a troubling trend 
Patient readmission a troubling trend
Once you leave the hospital after treatment, the last thing you want is a return visit. But scores of people end up back at the […]
New flu vaccine wins FDA approval 
New flu vaccine wins FDA approval
A new weapon in the fight against flu has won approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The novel new vaccine, coined Flublok, […]