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Mason fourth grader dies of influenza cardiac arrest

MASON, Ohio – Western Row elementary school elementary school Sable Gibson died Wednesday of a heart attack associated with strep throat and flu, Mason City Schools spokeswoman Tracey Carson wrote in a note to parents. Gibson received a double diagnosis on Tuesday. "Sable was a great friend with a big heart who loved the color pink," Carson wrote. She encouraged …

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The rare, potentially fatal infection of the day care provider urges parents to leave unvaccinated children at home

Acute epiglottitis; Side view in x-ray imaging. The lateral soft tissue radiograph shows the "thumb mark", which indicates a swollen epiglottis. (Public Domain) A Nebraska Daycare Center encourages parents of unimmunized children to keep their children at home after one of their employees was hospitalized with a rare and potentially life-threatening airborne bacteria. [19659004] Bright Beginnings daycare sent a letter …

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Studies show that heart attacks increase in young women

ATLANTA (CNN) – According to a new study, the risk of heart attack in young women seems to be increasing and researchers are trying to figure out why. The total proportion of hospital stays related to heart attacks in the United States, which is due to young patients aged 35 to 54 years, has steadily increased from 27 percent in …

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Intermountain Healthcare reduces prescribed opioids by 30 percent

SALT LAKE CITY – One and a half years ago, when she read Intermountain Healthcare's goal to reduce opioid prescriptions by 40 percent in 2018, Kelly Howard cried. "Finally some noise on the subject," she recalls, thinking of herself Howard's son Billy Perkins died in 2014 of an opioid overdose. Perkins, 26, was not prescribed an opioid at the time …

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Daycare staff at the hospital with "very rapidly progressing infection"

LINCOLN, Neb. – Bright Beginnings day care today is a thorough cleanup and advises unimmunized children to stay away from a worker who has been hospitalized with a "very fast progressive infection." The Daycare Center When diagnosing epiglottitis caused by a rare bacterial infection, it is spread by coughing or sneezing in the air from a carrier who may not …

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11-year-old Wayne NJ girl dies of viral complications, says the family

A fifth year of a Wayne elementary school died on Monday as a result of a viral infection, her father said. Halainah Grace Napolitano, 11, the eldest of three children of Anthony and Deanna Napolitano, died at Chilton Medical Center at Pompton Plains after she had developed a sepsis, a blood infection that had hit her heart, Anthony said Napolitano. …

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County clears daycare staffer diagnosed with 'very rapid-moving infection'

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – The snow day turned out to be good timing for this northwest day. Omaha daycare as staff members at Pre-K & Play Academy, a Bright Beginnings daycare, were disinfecting everything after a scare that a staffer was diagnosed with a "very rapid moving infection." The daycare worker was initially diagnosed with epiglottitis, which is caused by …

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57-year-old message in bottle washes up on Texas shore

A message in a bottle dropped in the Gulf of Mexico by a Galveston laboratory was found by a Corpus Christi, Texas, couple. >>> Scroll through to see more on the 57-year-old relic. >>> Scroll through to see more on the 57-year-old relic. Photo: Candy Duke                                                      A message in a bottle dropped in the Gulf of Mexico by a …

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