News of Note

Flu Patch Possibilities

The flu is a contagious respiratory disease that can cause mild to severe illness. But a new innovation might just change the way we treat flu prevention.

Stressed Out By Politics

It may be no surprise that Americans are getting accustomed to political unrest in Washington, but what may be a surprise is that we are actually losing sleep over it.

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Your Brain on Tea

A small study is giving hope to millions as “tea drinking” is being touted as a healthy brain supplement.

Get Pink!

Breast cancer survival rates are rising as screening and treatment improve. However, breast cancer is still the most invasive cancer in women.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Every year our Lake County community comes together to raise awareness for this devastating disease. Here’s a look at some of the events in our area.

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Register for 5k Run-Walk

LRMC Luncheon

Deadly Vaping Illness

People with a mysterious, life-threatening, lung illness are showing up in hospitals around the country, and health officials fear it’s fast becoming an epidemic.

The illnesses have focused attention on a trend that has been overshadowed by intense public concern over the use of e-cigarettes.

Shot For The Heart

If you have high blood pressure, getting a flu shot could save your life.

Scientists from Denmark studied data on more than 600-thousand people with high blood pressure, over nine flu seasons.  They found that patients with high blood pressure who got flu shots had a lower risk of death.