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Six-year-old girl dies from flu after ambulance was sent back, as victim list grows

Another child has died from influenza.    Little 6-year-old Emily Muth from Cary, North Carolina was diagnosed with the flu last Tuesday and died just three days later on Friday night.  A Mess

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Flu deaths prompt warnings from victims' families as outbreak continues

It doesn't matter if you run marathons or play sports, when it comes to the flu, no one is completely immune.   That's the warning families of flu victims and health officials are hoping to spread thro

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Why flesh-eating bacteria can look like the flu

An Arizona woman who was initially diagnosed with the flu turned out to have a life-threating infection with "flesh-eating" bacteria, according to news reports.   The woman, Christin Lipinski, visite

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Stifled sneeze ruptures man's throat, medical study encourages sneezers to let it all out

A 34-year-old man found out the dangers of stifling a sneeze when he ruptured his throat after pinching his nose and shutting his mouth when he felt one coming on, according to a case study published in the British Medic

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Sleep apnea treatment uses 'snake-like' surgical robot

Anthony Rinando, who was diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea in his teenage years, had to wait almost two decades to get a good night’s sleep.   "I tried everything. Snoring strips, sleeping with

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San Jose mom, 40, dies days after coming down with flu, reports say

A 40-year-old mother in San Jose died two days after catching the flu, The San Francisco Chronicle reported,citing local media.   Katie Denise Oxley Thomas, who was considered healthy and liked to run mar