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Virginia Department of Health and the Get Smart Virginia program are urging consumers to become educated this cold and flu

Virginia Department of Health and the Get Smart Virginia program are urging consumers to become educated this cold and flu

Researchers to develop dietary agents to reduce risk of cataracts for astronauts

Researchers to develop dietary agents to reduce risk of cataracts for astronauts

Number of low birth weight infants born in America rose between 1990 and 2000

Number of low birth weight infants born in America rose between 1990 and 2000

Drug-resistant bacteria increasingly causing infections in healthy people

Drug-resistant bacteria increasingly causing infections in healthy people

Some New York City stores are selling antibiotics illegally over the counter

Some New York City stores are selling antibiotics illegally over the counter

Drinking eight ounces of cranberry juice works better than four in combating urinary tract infections

Drinking eight ounces of cranberry juice works better than four in combating urinary tract infections

Outbreak of whooping cough in South Australia

Outbreak of whooping cough in South Australia

Two new cases of leptospirosis confirmed in Hong Kong

Two new cases of leptospirosis confirmed in Hong Kong

Pneumonia could be treatable by the oral antibiotic amoxicillin rather than injectable penicillin

Pneumonia could be treatable by the oral antibiotic amoxicillin rather than injectable penicillin

Research may lead to alternatives to antibiotic drugs for treating bacterial diseases

Research may lead to alternatives to antibiotic drugs for treating bacterial diseases

Potential new way to control drug-resistant bacteria

Potential new way to control drug-resistant bacteria

Whooping cough at highest levels since 1997 in Western Australia

Whooping cough at highest levels since 1997 in Western Australia

Scientists have corrected a flaw in cancer cells that lets them evade the normal cell-death process

Scientists have corrected a flaw in cancer cells that lets them evade the normal cell-death process

Imperative that strategies to control tuberculosis include measures to treat individuals with MDR disease

Imperative that strategies to control tuberculosis include measures to treat individuals with MDR disease

Scientists decipher genetic code of ancient pathogen that causes the horse disease

Scientists decipher genetic code of ancient pathogen that causes the horse disease

Increase in cases of pertussis (whooping cough) in Indiana

Increase in cases of pertussis (whooping cough) in Indiana

29 percent of California women mistakenly believe a cold or flu should be treated with an antibiotic

29 percent of California women mistakenly believe a cold or flu should be treated with an antibiotic

Botox injections may ease the irritation of tinnitus

Botox injections may ease the irritation of tinnitus

Patients with asthma have a higher incidence of nasal polyposis, nasal congestion, and olfactory disturbances

Patients with asthma have a higher incidence of nasal polyposis, nasal congestion, and olfactory disturbances

Mastoidectomy does not decrease the possibility that young patients will develop a middle ear infection

Mastoidectomy does not decrease the possibility that young patients will develop a middle ear infection