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'Anti-Vaxxer' Mom Changes Mind After Her Three Kids Fall Ill

iStock/Thinkstock(CHICAGO) — Kristen O’Meara chose not to vaccinate her young daughters as she was a big believer in anti-vaccination research. That changed when all three were stricken with a case of rotavirus, which causes acute stomach distres…

 

Multi-State E. Coli Outbreak Likely Linked to Beef Products

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Federal and state health officials are investigating an outbreak of E. coli that has sickened at least seven people across four states.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that evidence indicates the outb…

 

 

 

 

Real-Life 'Fault In Our Stars' Couple Die 5 Days Apart

The Proger Family/Facebook(FLEMINGSBURG, KY) –Katie Prager, the wife in the real-life ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ marriage, has died from cystic fibrosis just five days after her husband, Dalton, passed away from the same disease. She was 26 years old.”E…

 

Allergists Warn Against Using 'DIY EpiPen'

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) —  The rising cost of EpiPens has driven some families to search for ways to save money on the expensive devices. Online tutorials that teach people how to make their own EpiPens have been watched by tens of thou…

 

Officials Investigate Leprosy Case in California

iStock/Thinkstock(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) — California health officials reported on Thursday that a child in Jurupa Valley, California, has been diagnosed with leprosy and another child is suspected of having the disease.Leprosy, also called Hansen’s dise…