4-Year-Old Boy Dies of Influenza in California

4-Year-Old Boy Dies of Influenza in California

In California, a 4-year-old boy died after testing positive for the flu, according to health officials. Additionally, he had unrelated health issues. This death marks the first pediatric flu-associated death of the season in Riverside County. Dr. Cameron Kaiser, a Riverside County Public Health Officer reminds, “We should never forget that the flu still kills. […]

Gluten Does Not Affect Healthy People

Gluten Does Not Affect Healthy People

The umbrella term, “gluten” is a mixture of various kinds of protein found in some grains. There is a plethora of interest surrounding gluten. Gluten is harmless for most, but it can cause stomachaches for some. However, it seems that “gluten intolerance” is misused in many instances. The market is taking advantage. There are people […]

Massachusetts Confirmed Another EEE Virus Case

Massachusetts Confirmed Another EEE Virus Case

On Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health stated that a fourth case of the Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus was confirmed by laboratory testing. According to officials, a woman over the age of 50 from southern Bristol County was infected with the virus. The Teamsters Local 59 union reported in a […]