March 11, 20133112013
Katrina, Other Crises Boost Heart Attacks: Studies
New studies suggest that
severe stress caused by the devastation of Hurricane Katrina and
fallout from the Greek financial crisis boosted the risk of heart
attack for people living through those crises.
More Evidence Whooping Cough Protection Wanes
Despite high levels of
vaccination, the rate of whooping cough in the United States is at
its highest level in decades, and one reason may be that immunity
from the vaccine diminishes each year after the fifth dose is
Kids' Pet Frogs Caused Salmonella Outbreak: CDC
dwarf frogs from a California breeding facility sickened hundreds,
and potentially thousands, of children and adults from 2008 to
2011, federal officials report.