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January 13, 2019 2:47 AM Dr. Marc Siegel: Measles kills 90,000 a year worldwide – Vaccine has saved 20 million lives

Fox News medical correspondent Dr. Marc Siegel discusses the recent Measles outbreak and why the vaccine isn’t dangerous. The measles vaccine – as part of the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine series – is a life saver. Recent data from the Centers for Disease Control reveal that the measles vaccine has saved the lives of more than 20 million people 164

December 10, 2018 10:15 PM U.S. veterans' hospitals often better than nearby alternatives

(Reuters Health) - - U.S. Veterans Administration (VA) hospitals may provide better quality care than other hospitals in many American communities, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers looked at 121 regional health care markets with at least one VA hospital and one non-VA facility. Altogether they assessed 135 VA hospitals and 2,988 non-VA hospitals using 115

December 4, 2018 2:53 PM Montana 6-year-old is state's first flu death of season, family says

While health officials declined to reveal additional details, family members have identified the victim as 6-year-old Allison Eaglespeaker, a kindergartener who died of influenza B and pneumonia on Saturday. (GoFundMe) The Montana Department of Public Health has confirmed the state’s first flu death of the season, revealing that the fatality is a child 158

November 19, 2018 6:29 PM Memorial service announced for 'Hee Haw' host Roy Clark

In this May 17, 2009, file photo, country music star Roy Clark performs after being inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, Tenn. Clark, the guitar virtuoso and singer who headlined the cornpone TV show "Hee Haw" for nearly a quarter century, died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, due to complications from pneumonia at home in Tulsa, Okla., publicist 92

November 15, 2018 6:40 PM Roy Clark, Country Music Legend and 'Hee Haw' Host, Dead at 85

Roy Clark -- the legendary country singer and host of "Hee Haw" -- has died. A rep for the Grammy, CMA and ACM Award winner tells us Clark died Thursday morning at his home in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Clark had recently gotten pneumonia and ultimately passed because of complications from the illness. Clark has been performing since the age of 14, and was one of the first 62

November 13, 2018 2:36 PM Mike Francesa, sports radio legend, eulogizes Marvel's Stan Lee: 'Oh, who cares?'

Sports radio titan Mike Francesa didn’t appear phased Monday when he learned the man who created most of Marvel's most famous superheroes, Stan Lee, died at the age of 95. Francesa was taking calls on his radio show, which also frequently discusses pop culture events and icons from Francesa's childhood, when a caller informed the WFAN host that the man who created 100

October 30, 2018 7:26 PM Beloved brothers, devoted doctor remembered as Pittsburgh funerals begin

PITTSBURGH (Reuters) - Mourners remembered brothers Cecil and David Rosenthal as “the helpers” at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue, where they were among the 11 congregants shot to death on the Jewish Sabbath. “At synagogue, Cecil handed out prayer books and told people what page they were on,” said Marci Caplan, who worked at the Jewish Community 80

October 24, 2018 7:10 PM US approves new type of flu drug

U.S. health regulators have approved the first new type of flu drug in two decades. Wednesday's approval of Xofluza for people age 12 and older comes ahead of the brunt of this winter's flu season. Xofluza is a pill that can reduce severity and shorten duration of flu symptoms after one just dose. It was developed by the Roche Group and Shionogi & Co. It works 130

September 18, 2018 12:05 AM A child dies every five seconds, and most are preventable deaths

LONDON (Reuters) - An estimated 6.3 million children died before their 15th birthdays in 2017, or one every five seconds, mostly due to a lack of water, sanitation, nutrition and basic healthcare, according to report by United Nations agencies on Tuesday. The vast majority of these deaths – 5.4 million – occur in the first five years of life, with newborns 187

August 26, 2018 3:23 PM Neil Simon Dead at 91

Neil Simon, one of the most prolific playwrights in American history, has died ... TMZ has learned. Sources tell TMZ, Simon died Sunday morning at 1 AM ET after being on life support. We're told he had a failing kidney and also Alzheimer's and dementia. A rep said Simon died as a result of complications from pneumonia. Simon had a kidney transplant in 2004 and the donor 68