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Health officials: Take sickness seriously

...much greater than in other years, and some of the reported cases have been severe. Mild symptoms may include fever, runny nose, sneezing, coughing and aches. More severe symptoms may include wheezing and difficulty breathing. Infants and children...
Kenai health center on alert for measles

...doses, Barrows said.Barrows said measles is a highly contagious airborne virus, and symptoms include fever, rash, runny nose and runny eyes. People who think they may have contracted measles should go to their regular medical provider, she...
Cases of kennel cough reported in Juneau

...think your dog could have kennel cough, call its vet, she said. Symptoms can vary."It can be something as mild as a runny nose or a cough," she said. "To dogs that can be more symptomatic - have a fever, or they may be coughing so hard they...
Warning signs and getting help

...addict whose identity is being withheld for this article, said when she was snorting cocaine regularly she had a chronic runny nose. A cocaine smoker gets black fingers, akin to the nicotine stains of a heavy cigarette smoker. "Another sign is a...
Consortium makes preparations in case of swine flu outbreak

...patients are developing the symptoms of the H1N1 (swine) flu. If you have any flu symptoms - fever, body aches, runny nose, sore throat, nausea, vomiting or diarrhea - contact your local health provider to see if flu testing or treatment...
Flu season is here outbreak as much as possible, or at least slow it down. If we have flu symptoms - coughing, fever, body aches, runny nose, sore throat, vomiting or diarrhea - we should go to the doctor for treatment. If we are sick, we should stay home...
North Slope sees spike in children's respiratory virus

...surfaces and protecting young children from being near people with a cold or flu. Symptoms of the virus include fever, runny nose, cough and sometimes wheezing, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Gonzalez said most nurses...
Child death confirmed as swine flu case

...high-risk persons. Flu symptoms of both regular seasonal flu and H1N1 flu, include fever, cough, sore throat, chills, runny nose, fatigue, body aches, headache and sometimes vomiting and diarrhea. Those with flu-like illness should stay home...
SEARHC encourages prevention against whooping cough

...use a different vaccine than a few years ago.Whooping cough starts out with cold-like symptoms such as a fever, runny nose and sneezing, and is accompanied by a mild cough that grows more severe by the first or second week. A high-pitched...
Beasts with a toxic nature

...chemical reaction) and histamines. Histamines dilate small blood vessels, thus making them more permeable, triggering a runny nose and watery eyes; they also cause muscle contractions of the bronchi, the main air tubes into the lungs. Several of...


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