Security Aid on Obama’s Staff May Have Swine Flu

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A member of President Barack Obama's administration may have the feared swine flu virus
Boston (HealthKnowItAll) – A member of President Barack Obama’s administration may have the feared swine flu virus.

The person is a security aid who assisted in Obama’s recent trip to the country of Mexico, where the virus originated. Read more

Delaware Health Authorities Report 4 Cases of Swine Flu

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It is being reported that 4 cases of swine flu have been diagnosed in the state of Delaware
Boston (HealthKnowItAll) – It is being reported that 4 cases of swine flu have been diagnosed in the state of Delaware.

Swine flu has swept the world by storm, prompting the World Health Organization to promote a warning 5, one number below that of a pandemic warning. Read more

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have approved a new drug made by Ipsen SA and Medicis Pharmaceutical Corp to treat wrinkles in skin
Boston (HealthKnowItAll) – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have approved a new drug made by Ipsen SA and Medicis Pharmaceutical Corp to treat wrinkles in skin.

The drug is called Dysport, and will begin to rival botox, the current leading wrinkle remover on the market. Read more

Boy With Autism Flies Across Country by Himself

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A 13 year old autistic boy named Kenton Weaver has been found after he managed to fly across country after stealing his father's car
Boston (HealthKnowItAll) – A 13 year old autistic boy named Kenton Weaver has been found after he managed to fly across country after stealing his father’s car.

The boy from Florida has a facination with planes and on Tuesday night, snuck out of his father’s house, drove to the airport and then hopped 2 flights, ending up in California, the home of his mother. Read more

Pittsburgh Elementary School Closed Due to Swine Flu

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An elementary school located in Pittsburgh has been closed for a week over fears of swine flu
Boston (HealthKnowItAll) – An elementary school located in Pittsburgh has been closed for a week over fears of swine flu.

The school, located in Contra Costa County was closed because health officials sited 3 possible cases of the swine flu virus. Read more

Mexican Health Officials Urging Residents to Stay Indoors

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Health officials in the country of Mexico are urging people to stay at home to decrease their risk of contracting swine flu
Boston (HealthKnowItAll) – Health officials in the country of Mexico are urging people to stay at home to decrease their risk of contracting swine flu.

Swine flu has killed more than 150 people in Mexico, and has now spread to other countries including Canada, the U.S., and the UK. Read more

Experimental Drug From Vertex Pharmaceuticals Helps Reverse Hepatitis C

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An experimental drug is proving to be very effective at reversing symptoms associated with hepatitis C
Boston (HealthKnowItAll) – An experimental drug is proving to be very effective at reversing symptoms associated with hepatitis C.

The drug is called telaprevir, and is manufactured by Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. Read more

Health Officials Say U.S. Pork is Safe to Eat

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According to U.S. Department of Agriculture secretary Tom Vilsack, people should not be afraid of contracting swine flu from eating U.S. pork
Boston (HealthKnowItAll) – According to U.S. Department of Agriculture secretary Tom Vilsack, people should not be afraid of contracting swine flu from eating U.S. pork.

Swine flu has taken the world by storm, killint more than 150 people in Mexico, and also popping up in the U.S. Canada and the UK. Read more

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It is being reported that Sex In The City star Sarah Jessica Parker is expecting surrogate twins with her husband Matthew Broderick
Boston (HealthKnowItAll) – It is being reported that Sex In The City star Sarah Jessica Parker is expecting surrogate twins with her husband Matthew Broderick.

The couple, who have been married for 12 years already have a son named James Wilkie, but will soon be adding to their brood.

Air Pollution Effecting 60 Percent of Americans Says New Report

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A new report released by the American Lung Association reveals that up to 60 percent of Americans are living in areas with poor air quality
Boston (HealthKnowItAll) – A new report released by the American Lung Association reveals that up to 60 percent of Americans are living in areas with poor air quality.

Living in areas with unhealthy air pollution can be very unhealthy, putting one at risk of serious health problems including lung disease, heart disease and various types of cancer. Read more

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