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Flu, fever linked with autism in pregnancy study


Doctors trying to find some of the causes of autism put another piece into the puzzle on Monday: They found women who had flu while they were pregnant were twice as likely to have a child later diagnosed with autism.


Avoiding ‘fever phobia:’ treat the kid, not the number

Fever is the most common reason parents bring children to emergency rooms, especially in the middle of the night. It’s responsible for 1.6 million pediatric ER visits and nearly one-third of pediatrician office visits.


Disease threatens Pakistani flood victims anew

Disease threatens Pakistani flood victims anew

Fever, stomach problems and skin diseases are spreading among Pakistani flood victims, officials said Friday, adding another dimension of danger ...


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