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Flu Season Far From Over, CDC Says

FRIDAY, Feb. 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Though much of the United States is in the grip of the flu, the season hasn’t peaked yet, health officials said Friday. As of Feb. 2, flu is widespread in 47 states, and 24 states are experiencing high levels of the disease. In addition, hospitalizations are increasing, according… Read More »

Get More From Your Pharmacy – ConsumerReports.org

The range of services offered by pharmacies, including chains and independents, is growing fast. Many now offer flu and other vaccinations, including travel vaccines. Some help manage “specialty” drugs, complicated medications that require injections or infusions. Or pharmacies can monitor blood pressure or blood sugar levels. “Patients spend a lot more time in their local… Read More »

Student dies from leftover pasta

A student died after eating leftover pasta that had been left on his kitchen benchtop for five days. The 20-year-old from the Brussels in Belgium became sick after eating leftover spaghetti with tomato sauce which had been prepared five days earlier and stored at room temperature. After becoming violently ill, he went to bed to… Read More »