flu Headlines

  • Winter flu is 'hitting harder than ever' as more than 2,000 people in intensive care

    There are lower levels of the virus circulating, but it appears to be more violent, Public Health England figures show. The most common strain is hitting young adults as well as the vulnerable.

    Mail Online
  • Health officials reporting peak of flu season

    In Massachusetts, three children have died of flu-related illness this season.

    WCVB
  • Some Pet Owners Turn to CBD for Animals' Ailments

    CBD is a budding industry with many hailing its health benefits, and it isn’t just for people: Some are using it to help their pets. When Nina Panageotou's 11-year-old dog got cancer, she decided to give the dog a daily dose of CBD oil rather than chemotherapy or radiation. The Miracle Molecule? Putting CBD Products to the Test “I wouldn’t give her anything else,” Panageotou said. “I mean, she’s eating, she’s playing, she sleeps well.” CBD comes from the extract of a hemp or marijuana plant...

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  • Lawyer whose cough was dismissed as 'bad flu' for TWO YEARS has blood cancer

    Karla Lora-Cabán, 24, of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, was just 16 when she lost one-and-a-half stone (21lbs) and developed asthma. Doctors prescribed syrups and iron tablets.

    Mail Online
  • 4-year-old girl dies of flu, father says

    Mass. health officials say three children have died of the flu this season.

    WCVB
  • Md. Beauty Queen Advocates the Healing Power of Marijuana

    While there's no scientific proof medical marijuana works for a wide range of symptoms or illnesses, a beauty queen from Maryland says she has the proof she needs. “It really is the miracle drug,” Syanne Centeno said. Spike in Marijuana-Impaired Driving in Maryland, Police Say She turned her pain into a platform to promote medical marijuana, saying it can help with things like cancer, seizures, headaches and nausea. As Centeno was crowned Miss Maryland World in 2015, she suffered chronic...

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