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Dallas schoolkids learn about mental health

DALLAS (AP) – In a scenario taking place in more and more classes all over the world, a Dallas teenager recently asked her classmate if something was wrong, noting that she was not acting alone . The abrupt answer: "Leave me alone." The nine-year-olds from Uplift Hampton Preparatory were part of a program that aims to teach adolescents how to …

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Marion County reports suspected measles case

CDC via Getty Images Measles particle CDC via Getty Images Measles particle virus SALEM, Mineral – Marion County officials said Saturday they received notification of a suspected case of measles in the county. A sample was sent to the Oregon State Public Health Laboratory and officials expect lab results over the weekend. County health officials will not know if the …

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Flu death reported in Sampson

Health officials are urging those without flu shots to get the vaccine because the virus is now widespread in 30 states, including North Carolina. – Sampson health officials have joined many across the state to warn local residents of the dangers associated with the widespread flu virus. To date, a death related to the flu has been reported in Sampson …

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what is it, why are people doing it

Have you seen videos of people throwing boiling water into the air to see it freeze in the instant? It is the ultimate viral challenge and is sending people to the hospital. »CORRELATO: What is a polar vortex? In the last weeks of viewing, parts of the United States have been affected by the polar vortex, which occurs when the …

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Amid measles outbreak, hundreds rally to preserve right not to vaccinate

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Hundreds of anti-vaccination supporters summoned Friday to Washington to protest against a law that would make it harder for families to renounce their children's vaccination, while a measles epidemic is going through the state of Washington, where 52 cases have …

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Measles test comes back negative in suspected case in Marion County

CLOSE Authorities say there are now 40 confirmed cases of measles in an epidemic of the Pacific Northwest. Associated Press Facebook was playing on Friday and Saturday with rumors about a confirmed case of measles in Salem, but, apparently, this is not the case. Laboratory tests for an individual in the Salem area came back negative for measles, Saturday afternoon, …

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10-year-old Henderson boy’s death attributed to flu

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) – A 10-year-old Henderson boy is the last fatality of southern Nevada attributed to influence. Prior to the boy's death on Thursday, the Southern Nevada Health District had listed 13 flu-related deaths in Clark County this season, with 10 of people aged 50 or older. The current flu season has been milder than last year, which had …

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