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Nationwide flu outbreak shows no sign of easing up as more deaths reported
A nationwide flu outbreak is showing no sign of easing up as at least four more deaths have been reported in the past few days, including three children. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta said 14,676 people have been hospitalized with influenza since the flu season began in October,
CDC cautions that flu season could last until May
Doctors urge that even if people get the flu and recover fully, a flu shot is still recommended.
Hospitalizations from the flu virus continue to rise
Next to the flu epidemic, the newest figures from the CDC finding that it hasn't peaked yet. High activity in 42 states, 3 more than a week ago. And with so many people still getting sick, some are turning to pharmacies for rapid tests. But is this enough, or should you still go see a doctor?
Juju's Inspiration: Runner Wilma Rudolph
Juju Chang drew inspiration from the Olympian after reading her son a story.
50 years after hospital's first kidney transplant, patient reunites with doctor
Half a century after receiving a live-saving kidney transplant, Tommy Hoag was reunited with the doctor who helped him. Hoag was the first patient to have the ground-breaking surgery at Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, according to KTLA . In 1967 it was unclear how long a donated kidney could
Top 10 greatest U.S. Summer Olympic gold medalists of all time
The United States earned its 1,000th gold medal at the Summer Olympics when Jeff Henderson won the long jump at Olympic Stadium. That's over 600 more golds than any other country has won. (And no, Michael Phelps hasn't won them all.) Of the athletes who contributed to that grand total, who are the
Rosa Parks: First Statue of African-American Female to Grace Capitol
Rosa Parks, the civil rights pioneer, will make history again today by becoming the first African American woman to have her likeness depicted in the Capitol's Statuary Hall. Parks' monument is a part of the Capitol Art Collection which hosts 180 pieces of art; her statue will stand among nine
Patti Smith's Playlist
Patti Smith she is the singer songwriter high would have just added last year. National book award winner to her list of accomplishments. Her raspy and voice is inspired generations of rock musicians and now. She tells us all about the songs that shaped her Music is such universal language. Being
Evelyn Einstein Died in Squalor, Despite Grandfather's Riches
Homeless and Hungry, Granddaughter of Albert Einstein Never Saw Dime of Dead Scientist's Wealth
Juju's Inspiration: Wilma Rudolph Ran for Her Country, Against Discrimination
Doctors Said Sickness Would Keep Her From Walking, Wilma Rudolph Won an Olympic Gold in Running Instead