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Measles Still a Threat, U.S. Health Officials Warn
Although measles has been virtually eliminated in the United States, outbreaks still occur here. And they're usually triggered by people infected abroad, in countries where widespread vaccination doesn't exist, federal health officials said Thursday.
H5N1 Bird Flu Vaccine Approved
A new vaccine has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to prevent the so-called "bird flu" virus in adults at greater-than-average risk of exposure, the FDA said.
Steroids for Preemies May Raise ADHD Risk, Study Says
injections to pregnant women before premature birth may increase
the child's risk of developing attention-deficit/hyperactivity
disorder and other behavioral and emotional disorders, a small