Mumps outbreak declared in LA County after more than 40 diagnoses

More than 40 people in Los Angeles County and surrounding regions have been diagnosed with mumps, prompting public health officials Thursday to declare an outbreak and issue an alert to physicians and providers to be aware of it. In the alert, public health officials said many of the cases were initially misdiagnosed and there wasContinue reading “Mumps outbreak declared in LA County after more than 40 diagnoses”

Teen hospitalized with dehydration after 4-day Xbox marathon

An Ohio woman has confiscated the Xbox of her 15-year-old son who was hospitalized for dehydration after spending at least four days in his bedroom playing the Modern Warfare 3 video game, WCMH TV reports. Jesse Rawlins tells the NBC affiliate in Columbus that her son, Tyler Rigsby, emerged from his bedroom Tuesday morning afterContinue reading “Teen hospitalized with dehydration after 4-day Xbox marathon”