Doctors’ son died 10 days before flu shot appointment. Now, they want to save your child

(CNN)Two physicians who lost their young son to the flu last year want parents to listen to their message, born of great grief and suffering: Get your child a flu shot. Approximately 80% of those children had not received a flu shot, according to the CDC. Laura and Anthony, a…

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus confirms she’s beaten breast cancer, is feeling strong

Julia Louis-Dreyfus is back at work again, and she’s feeling good. The Veep star, who was diagnosed with breast cancer in September 2017, has been sharing regular updates on social media as she goes through treatment. And on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Thursday, she confirmed that she’s beaten the disease.…

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Trump administration and Big Pharma square off over proposal to televise drug prices

(CNN)Vowing to put American patients first, US Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on Monday blasted the pharmaceutical industry for not doing enough to bring down drug prices and announced what he called “historic action”: a proposal requiring drug manufacturers to include the list price of any drug paid…

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Health alert issued for salads, wraps from Kroger, Trader Joe’s, Walgreens due to parasite concern

(CNN)Consumers have been warned by federal health officials not to purchase over two dozen salad and wrap products available in major grocery chains due to concerns about possible parasite contamination. The cyclospora parasite causes intestinal illness as a result of consuming contaminated food or water. Symptoms can begin a week…

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