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CDC Panel Recommends HPV Vaccinations for Boys

CDC Panel Recommends HPV Vaccinations for Boys

Free News Press – A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) panel recommended that boys ages 11 or 12 be vaccinated for the Human Papalloma Virus. The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices said the vaccine will protect males against various diseases and [Read More]

Endemic Typhus Reported in Northern County

Endemic Typhus Reported in Northern County

CYPRESS Calif. (FNP) – Orange County public health officials have issued an alert concerning endemic (flea-borne) typhus. Most of the cases are here in the northern county. The illness is caused by a bacterium and is easily treated with antibiotics, but if left untreated [Read More]

Orange County Offers Free Nicotine Patches

Orange County Offers Free Nicotine Patches

SANTA ANA Calif. (FNP) – The Orange County Health Care Agency is giving away free nicotine patches to residents who are over the age of 18. For a limited time, the county is offering free patches to adults who have completed a five-week quitting tobacco class or two [Read More]

Another West Nile Case in Orange County

Another West Nile Case in Orange County

LA HABRA Calif. (FNP) – The Orange County Vector Control District has discovered another human case of the West Nile Virus. This case, the third human case in Orange County this year, caused a resident La Habra to become ill. Earlier this month we reported that the virus [Read More]

Mix-up at Birth Control Pill Factory prompts Recall

Mix-up at Birth Control Pill Factory prompts Recall

Free News Press – The Qualitest Pharmaceuticals company has issued a recall of their oral contraceptives. Although the manufacture says there are no immediate health risks, women may be “without adequate contraception”. The products were sold nationwide, including [Read More]

Human Case of West Nile Virus in Buena Park

Human Case of West Nile Virus in Buena Park

BUENA PARK Calif. (FNP) – The first human case of the West Nile Virus (WNV) in Orange County this year has been confirmed in Buena Park. So far, in 2011 there have been 19 cases reported in California and 77 cases reported in the United States. A man was admitted to the [Read More]

Heat Wave prompts Fullerton Library to open as a Cooling Center

Heat Wave prompts Fullerton Library to open as a Cooling Center

FULLERTON – Calif. (FNR) – Southern California is at the peak of the heat wave, according to weather officials.  Fullerton’s Main Library will be made available for residents to cool down from the heat.  The library will be open extra hours to accommodate [Read More]

Exercise Adds Years to Life: Taiwan Study

Exercise Adds Years to Life: Taiwan Study

Free News Press – People who exercise just 15 minutes a day can extend their life by three years, according to new research published in The Lancet Monday. More exercise is better and may even reduce mortality “similar” to a successful tobacco control program. [Read More]

New Leukemia Treatment Gives Hope to other Cancer Patients

New Leukemia Treatment Gives Hope to other Cancer Patients

Free News Press – Scientists have always wondered if there was a way to use the body’s own defenses to fight-off cancer. This may become a reality if researchers from the Pennsylvania’s Abramson Cancer Center and Perelman School of Medicine have their way. So far [Read More]

Cargill Recalls Ground Turkey Meat

Cargill Recalls Ground Turkey Meat

Free News Press – Cargill Meat Solutions Corporation has issued a recall of approximately 36 million pounds of ground turkey products that may be contaminated Salmonella Heidelberg. The specific Salmonella is a multi-drug resistant strain. Look for a USDA inspection mark [Read More]

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Los Alamitos Race Track Expansion Project

Los Alamitos Race Track Expansion Project

CYPRESS CA (FNP) – The Cypress City Council will hold a meeting Monday night to discuss improvements at the Los [Read More]

Home Builder Confidence Good in November

Home Builder Confidence Good in November

Free News Press – Despite the wrangling in Washington, Home Builder Confidence remains good in November, according to [Read More]

Deep Space Telescope to observe Comet ISON

Deep Space Telescope to observe Comet ISON

Free News Press – NASA will be using one of their telescopes designed for the study of distant galaxies to examine [Read More]

Anaheim Considers Six Seat Council

Anaheim Considers Six Seat Council

ANAHEIM Calif. (FNP) – The Anaheim City Council will be mapping four and six council districts at their future [Read More]

Coyotes Spotted in Cypress

Coyotes Spotted in Cypress

CYPRESS Calif. (FNP) The city of Cypress is warning residents that coyotes have been spotted in the urban areas of [Read More]

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