Category: Health

State lawmakers weigh 2 vaccine exemption bills – KOMO News

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OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — As health officials identified new cases from a measles outbreak in Washington state, lawmakers continue to weigh two measures that would remove parents’ ability to claim a personal or philosophical exemption to vaccinating their school-age children. A House committee last week advanced a measure that would remove the philosophical exemption option […]

Young Women Are Having More Heart Attacks – And It May Be Because Of How They're Treated By Doctors – Scary Mommy

Young Women Are Having More Heart Attacks – And It May Be Because Of How They're Treated By Doctors - Scary Mommy

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Young Women Are Having More Heart Attacks – And It May Be Because Of How They’re Treated By Doctors  Scary Mommy Heart attacks rising among young women, study shows  CNN Why are young women having more heart attacks?  Treehugger IN OTHER NEWS: Heart attacks on the rise in young women  KHOU 11 Why more […]

State's latest flu victim is little girl from Lowell – Lowell Sun

State's latest flu victim is little girl from Lowell - Lowell Sun

Puthiraksmey “Raksmey” Sopheak. (FAMILY COURTESY PHOTO) Sun staff photos can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site. LOWELL — A 4-year-old Lowell girl is the suspected victim of the second flu-associated pediatric death in Middlesex County this season, and the third in the state. McDonough Funeral Home confirmed Wednesday morning that Puthiraksmey “Raksmey” Sopheak, who […]

3rd child flu death reported in Massachusetts – Boston.com

3rd child flu death reported in Massachusetts - Boston.com

BOSTON (AP) — Public health officials in Massachusetts have confirmed a third pediatric flu death in the state this season. The state Public Health Department confirmed Tuesday that the latest child to die of the flu was a girl from Middlesex County. Her age and her hometown were not disclosed. Authorities previously confirmed that a […]

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