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Dr. Geoffrey Varner has 20 years of experience in emergency medicine and is a leading authority on saving lives. In 2004, he founded Lifeline Medical LLC, which consults with hospitals and health-related companies. Additionally, he practices in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area and has also served as the attending physician in emergency rooms at Southern…

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Lizzo was forced to cancel her appearance at Boston’s KISS 108’s Jingle Ball on Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019. The “Good As Hell” hitmaker admitted she was devastated to have to let her fans down and vowed to “make it up” to them after she pulled her performance from the star-studded festive concert at the TD…

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The Atlanta Police Department announced that the body of Dr. Timothy Cunningham, a top researcher at the CDC, was pulled from the Chattahoochee River today. Cunningham disappeared from his suburban Atlanta home more than seven weeks ago, leaving behind his keys, wallet, cellphone and beloved dog, Mr. Bojangles. After a massive push by his family,…

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The Atlanta Police Department continues to search for missing CDC epidemiologist Dr. Timothy J. Cunningham. The well-liked and prominent Atlanta professional was last seen at work two weeks ago when he reportedly told co-workers he was not feeling well. A press conference was held by APD spokesperson, Ofc. Mike O’Connor, who said that Cunningham’s disappearance…

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Wendy Williams has canceled her Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, 2018, show because she’s suffering with “flu-like symptoms.” The 53-year-old TV host had planned to take to the air on the annual day of romance, but she has instead been forced to stay at home while a repeat episode of her daytime talk show is broadcasted.…

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As America gears up to watch Super Bowl LII, the media have reported that one team has been battling the virus all week. As previously reported by rolling out, this year’s flu strain is called influenza A virus subtype H3N2, which some have nicknamed the Australian flu. The symptoms are so severe that emergency rooms…

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The new year also means a new strain of flu for most Americans. This year the virus is being called the Australian flu and thousands have fallen ill; however, not everyone who falls ill seeks medical attention to get a proper diagnosis. Because of this gap in data, reports of recovery time and severity of…

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  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this year’s flu season started early and has been deadly. As of Dec. 20, at least 15 children have died of the virus this year, which is a significant jump from the four deaths that occurred at the same time last year. Compounding the problem is the fact…

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Marysue Grivna was considered a perfectly healthy 10-year-old girl. However, things changed after she received her annual flu shot in 2013. According to reports by Fox News, Marysue received the shot a few days before Thanksgiving. She appeared to be fine and played with friends shortly after receiving the shot. But three days later, her…

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Flu season is in full effect. It lasts from October to May. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends everyone from ages 6 months and older  get a yearly flu vaccine. During the 2013-14 season, 107 children died from the flu, 90 percent hadn’t been vaccinated and experts believe their deaths could have been…

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Before you start booking those spring break cruises, you may want to rethink cruising after a third cruise ship has returned to its port with a large number of sick passengers and employees. The 3,104 passenger vessel reported over 180 individuals had fallen ill with a gastrointestinal illness that the cruise line suspected was norovirus,…

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Apparently if you’re lucky enough you can get the flu and get paid $3,000.  But wait, don’t try running around naked in the cold, there is a catch. You have to be part of a government study by the National Institutes of Health. The government agency is running a study that deliberately infects the test…

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Dathany Reed had flu-like symptoms when he was admitted in late November to Conroe Regional Medical Center. A few hours later, he was on life support, however, not quite sure of the cause of death. The mother of Dathany, Odessa Reed said her son, a father of three children, had been “full of energy and…

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Flu season is in full swing and already causing ailments that have claimed the lives of nine across the U.S. The CDC is expecting this year to be a bad year with the return on the H1N1 strand, also known as swine flu. Vaccinations and frequent hand washing are two of the best ways to…

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Flu season is kicking off in full swing this year. The main strain circulating in the USA is the H1N1 virus, which caused the swine flu pandemic of 2009-2010. It is most dangerous to pregnant women and young children and has already taken the lives of four children in the U.S. since Sept. 29, 2013,…

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  Certain foods are known to help keep the immune system boosted enough to fight off germs that may invade the body. Vitamin C and other vital nutrients in these foods will help you stay healthy all year long. Click here to see which foods are best at keeping your immune system healthy to fight…

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It’s that time of year again. Flu season is about four weeks away. Beginning in September and ending in May, flu season typically brings about 20 percent of the population the virus with over 3,000 deaths, according to the CDC.  Each year a new strain of the virus appears so it’s best to be vaccinated each…

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