Owning a dog could help you live longer, new research suggests

This post was originally published on this siteGood news, dog lovers: Having a canine companion at your side could actually help you live longer — especially if you’re a stroke or

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Mom details ‘healthy’ son’s ‘scary’ flu battle: ‘It was really sad’

This post was originally published on this siteA British mom is warning others about the dangers of the flu after her 8-year-old son was hospitalized with the virus. Janine Riley, 44, of

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Massachusetts girl, 5, infected with EEE discharged from hospital as donations reach $190G

This post was originally published on this siteA 5-year-old girl from Sudbury, Massachusetts who contracted the potentially deadly mosquito-borne Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus in

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Tampon-linked toxic shock syndrome nearly kills North Carolina mom of 5: ‘I was extremely ill’

This post was originally published on this siteA North Carolina mom is warning other women about the potential dangers of using super-absorbent tampons after she nearly died from a toxic shock

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Mosquito-borne EEE virus kills Michigan resident; fatality marks 4th in state, officials say

This post was originally published on this siteA fourth Michigan resident has died from what is considered to be one of the most dangerous mosquito-borne viruses in the nation: Eastern Equine

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New Mexico sees first flu death of the 2019-2020 season, officials say

This post was originally published on this siteSummer may have only recently given way to autumn, but it appears the flu season — often at its worst in the dead of winter — is

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Legionnaires’ outbreak in North Carolina kills 1, sickens nearly 100 others: officials

This post was originally published on this siteAn outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in North Carolina has killed at least one person and sickened dozens of others, state health officials

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German hospital’s washing machine harbored superbug that was ‘transmitted repeatedly’ to newborns: report

This post was originally published on this siteIt seems “energy saver” washing machines may not be killing all the potentially harmful pathogens on your clothing — as was

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Girl, 14, dies of rare fungal infection caused by mold; mom says daughter ‘choked on her own blood’

This post was originally published on this siteAn avid horseback rider and outdoors lover, 14-year-old Jade Owens’ adventures were seemingly just beginning when a rare fungal infection took

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Deer can pass tuberculosis to humans, CDC says

This post was originally published on this siteHeads up, hunters: You can potentially contract tuberculosis from deer infected with the bacterial disease, the Centers for Disease Control and

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