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Washington measles outbreak soars to 48 cases while other states grapple with the disease

Since January 1, Clark County Public Health has confirmed 47 cases of measles. In King County, home of Seattle, at least one confirmed case was reported. A vast majority of those who came down with measles — 41 — were not vaccinated against the disease, Clark County officials said. One patient did receive a vaccination… Read More »

U.S. Flu Cases Hit 7 Million Mark: CDC

FRIDAY, Jan. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The flu season is picking up steam, with about 7 million Americans having been struck by a strain of the flu virus, health officials said Friday. Almost half of those folks went to a doctor, while between 69,000 and 84,000 people have been hospitalized for flu-related illness, the… Read More »

India Sees Increase Rise In Dementia-Related Cases, Says Lancet

Brain (Photo credits: Wikimedia Commons) Moscow, Dec 12: With a number of individuals living with dementia increasing globally owing to ageing population, a Lancet study on Wednesday revealed that India witnessed a significant growth in the number of Alzheimer’s disease and other cases of dementia from 1990 till 2016. According to the report published in Lancet… Read More »