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On the Calendar:  Tuesday, 1/27/2015 6:00 PM
~EAT TO LOSE~: Want to lose weight in 2015? Come meet author Andi Holyfield as she discusses her book "Eat 2 Lose" and receive a free assessment. Due to consultation time, class is limited to the first ten who respond. Eat 2 Lose is a concept of eating healthy and losing weight in the process. It's not a fad diet, it's a lifestyle change. Register by calling 368-9226. All participants must be Union Parish Library patrons in good standing to attend the class. Calendar

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Why One Mom Wants Your Kids to Get Vaccinated

Fiona Stone wants you to vaccinate your kids against measles.






Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11:00:33 GMT
Why One Mom Wants Your Kids Vaccinated Against Measles

Fiona Stone wants you to vaccinate your kids against measles.






Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11:00:33 GMT
California Law Makes It Harder to Skip Vaccinations

The issue has taken new prominence as California deals with an outbreak of measles that originated at Disneyland last month, sickening 78 people.






Sat, 24 Jan 2015 20:54:42 GMT
Do Your Bit to Fight Flu: Stay home, Watch TV

Staying home from work and school and watching TV could be a patriotic act, if the goal is to stop the spread of a deadly infectious disease.






Sat, 24 Jan 2015 14:23:55 GMT
New Bird Flu Found in U.S. Duck

A green-winged teal shot by a hunter in northern Washington state has tested positive for a strain of H5N1 bird flu.






Sat, 24 Jan 2015 00:18:29 GMT
Bird Flu Found in U.S. Duck

A green-winged teal shot by a hunter in northern Washington state has tested positive for H5N1 bird flu.






Fri, 23 Jan 2015 23:59:02 GMT
Researchers Discover Cause of Facial Birthmark

Researchers identify genetic cause of Sturge-Weber syndrome, often associated with facial birthmarks, which means new trials and new hope for sufferers. WBAL's Megan Pringle reports.






Fri, 23 Jan 2015 18:49:01 GMT
Flu's Still an Epidemic, Kills 11 More Children

The headlines may all be about the California measles outbreak, but influenza is still causing its annual epidemic of misery, federal data shows.






Fri, 23 Jan 2015 18:33:21 GMT
How Long Can a Flu Strain Haunt Us For?

Flu strains don't just disappear with a change in season.






Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:54:35 GMT
First Ebola Vaccines Head to Liberia

The first Ebola vaccines will be shipped to West Africa Friday, loaded aboard a commercial flight from Brussels, Belgium, to Liberia.






Fri, 23 Jan 2015 14:13:08 GMT
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