Category: Health

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Common COPD meds linked to increased risk for fracture

Many patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, are placed on powerful inhaled corticosteroid therapy to ease symptoms. But new research suggests the treatment might raise their odds for bone fractures.   Still,...

3-year-old who died of flu was never vaccinated

3-year-old who died of flu was never vaccinated

A 3-year-old from Indiana who died from the flu Monday never got a flu shot and the family is now second-guessing that decision. Little Alivia Viellieux, of Muncie, Ind., died at home just days...