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Shots - Health News

Flu Season Is Shaping Up To Be A Nasty One, CDC Says

The flu season started early this year and is already widespread throughout the country and intense in dozens of states. But it's not too late to get that flu shot, officials say.

Gay Sons of Lesbian Mothers Kaki King
High Wire Erroll Garner

Flu patient Donnie Cardenas waits in an emergency room hallway with roommate Torrey Jewett at the Palomar Medical Center in Escondido, Calif., this past week. Gregory Bull/AP hide caption

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Flu Season Is Shaping Up To Be A Nasty One, CDC Says

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Shaun T attends the Sweat USA America's All-Star Fitness Festival at the Miami Beach Convention Center in 2013. At some live events, thousands of people turn out to work out with the fitness superstar. Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for Vital Sports & Entertainment hide caption

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Fitness Superstar Shaun T: Keys To Workout Motivation Include Fun — And Selfishness

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Busy Earnin' Jungle
In The Shadow Of The Colossi Doug Kaufman

Long-time locals in Orofino, Idaho, like to boast that their town was built by natural resources, and for the most part, that's what keeps the economy going today. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption

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1 Year After Trump, Some In Rural West Still Feel Disconnect With Washington

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Introduction Ibrahim Maalouf, Maîtrise de Radio France et. al.

Seema Verma, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, at a White House press conference in May. More people moving off Medicaid, she says, would be a good outcome. NurPhoto/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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New Rules May Make Getting And Staying On Medicaid More Difficult

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What Goes Around Justin Timberlake
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Curley's Revenge Nathan Brown Trio

A model of President Trump from the Madame Tussauds waxwork museum was brought Friday to the new U.S. Embassy in London's Wandsworth borough. "Trump cancelled his visit so we stepped in!" Madame Tussauds tweeted. Leon Neal/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump 'Wrong' To Call London Embassy Area An 'Off Location,' Residents Say

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Funky Fanfare [KPM vs. DJ Drama] Keith Mansfield
Grazing in the Grass Hugh Masekela
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Lonely Boy The Black Keys
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel shakes hands Friday with the leader of the Social Democratic Party, Martin Schulz. Merkel's conservatives reached a "breakthrough" deal with the Social Democrats toward building a new coalition government, sources close to the negotiations said. John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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German Leaders Agree On New Coalition Talks, But Hurdles Remain

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