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Respiratory viruses are hitting young children and infants particularly hard this fall and winter season, and experts don’t yet know exactly why.

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FRIDAY, Nov. 18, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnancy can bring about the onset of or exacerbate audiovestibular disorders, including vertigo, according to a review published online Oct. 1 in Cureus.

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THURSDAY, Nov. 17, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- A bout of COVID-19, even a milder one, may raise the risk of having a seizure in the next six months, a large new study suggests.

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MONDAY, Nov. 14, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- As most American parents already know, cases of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), a common illness of childhood, are surging this year. Hospitals are filling up with babies and toddlers very ill with the easy-to-catch illness, which is coming back with a vengeance after lying low during the pandemic.

NEW YORK — The U.S. flu season is off to an unusually fast start, adding to an autumn mix of viruses that have been filling hospitals and doctor waiting rooms.

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WEDNESDAY, Oct. 19, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- As men and women enter their golden years, those who regularly fail to get a good night's sleep face a higher risk for developing not one but two serious chronic illnesses at the same time, new research shows.

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It doesn't take much weight gain to raise your odds for knee trouble. A gain of just 11 pounds increases a woman’s odds of needing a knee replacement by one-third and a man’s by one-quarter, new research finds. Read more

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THURSDAY, Oct. 6, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- A deep-learning algorithm called KIDMATCH can distinguish between multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C), Kawasaki disease, and other similar febrile illnesses in children, according to a study published in the October issue of The Lancet Digital Health.

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