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Bout of pneumonia sidelines singer Al Jarreauupdated: Mon May 21 2012 04:48:00

Singer Al Jarreau was recovering at home Monday after a bout of pneumonia forced him to cancel a performance in Escondido, California, over the weekend.

How to break up with your pediatricianupdated: Mon Jan 16 2012 07:00:00

When Jennifer Aaronson, 41, a magazine editor and mom to two in Manhattan, was pregnant with her first child, she did what every baby book tells you to do: she interviewed doctors and found one she thought was a good fit.

George Michael: 'Incredibly fortunate to be here'updated: Fri Dec 23 2011 17:02:00

Returning to London after weeks of being treated in an Austrian hospital for severe pneumonia, singer George Michael revealed Friday his illness was much more serious than his representatives had said previously.

Evangelist Billy Graham returns home after 6-day hospital stayupdated: Tue Dec 06 2011 14:35:00

Evangelist Billy Graham left an Asheville, North Carolina, hospital Tuesday after being treated for pneumonia.

Hospitalized Billy Graham continues to show improvementupdated: Sun Dec 04 2011 18:30:00

Evangelist Billy Graham is showing signs of improvement as he continues to recover from pneumonia in a North Carolina hospital, a spokeswoman for Asheville's Mission Hospital said Sunday.

Billy Graham 'responding well' to pneumonia treatment, doctor saysupdated: Thu Dec 01 2011 17:43:00

Billy Graham is being treated for pneumonia and "is responding well to antibiotic treatment," said a pulmonologist at the North Carolina hospital where the evangelist was admitted Wednesday.

Evangelist Billy Graham hospitalized for evaluation, lung treatmentupdated: Thu Dec 01 2011 06:30:00

Evangelist Billy Graham has been admitted to a hospital in Asheville, North Carolina, for "evaluation and treatment of his lungs," the hospital said Wednesday.

1993: Billy Graham at Clinton inauguralupdated: Thu Dec 01 2011 06:30:00

The revered evangelist delivers the invocation and benediction at President Clinton's 1993 inauguration.

George Michael postpones rest of tour due to pneumoniaupdated: Fri Nov 25 2011 17:32:00

Singer George Michael has canceled the rest of his European tour as he recovers from a bout with pneumonia at an Austrian hospital, his publicist and website announced Friday.

Country singer back at home after suffering pneumoniaupdated: Mon Oct 24 2011 15:47:00

Country music legend Loretta Lynn described her unexpected trip to a Kentucky hospital as "one scary night," a statement from the singer's representative said Monday.

Country music legend Loretta Lynn has pneumoniaupdated: Sat Oct 22 2011 21:07:00

Country music legend Loretta Lynn has been hospitalized with pneumonia, according to the Ashland, Kentucky, theater where she was scheduled to perform Saturday night.

'Grease' actor Jeff Conaway's death ruled accidentalupdated: Mon Oct 03 2011 13:55:00

The death of actor Jeff Conaway was ruled accidental by the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office on Monday.

Money Magazine: Cheap shots: Get vaccinated for freeupdated: Thu Jul 07 2011 10:56:00

Adults tend to miss vaccines that can help keep them healthy.

Going from Voodoo to vaccinesupdated: Tue Jun 21 2011 11:59:00

Each year millions of children under the age of 5 in the developing world die of pneumonia and diarrhea. The vaccines to prevent deaths from these diseases do not need to be invented -- they already exist.

Benin shifts from voodoo to vaccinationsupdated: Tue Jun 21 2011 11:59:00

"Voodoo and Vaccines" explores how Benin is adopting modern medicine into a culture where voodoo healers are tradition.

HIV in the '80s: 'People didn't want to kiss you on the cheek'updated: Fri Jun 03 2011 18:05:00

In 1985, Edmund White had five or six published books behind him, a Swiss lover with him and the outcome of an HIV test ahead of him. When the results came in, White told his partner:

'Grease' actor Jeff Conaway has diedupdated: Fri May 27 2011 18:05:00

Actor Jeff Conaway, who was in the TV series "Taxi" and the movie "Grease," died Friday morning, his manager said.

Dr. Drew on Jeff Conaway's deathupdated: Fri May 27 2011 18:05:00

HLN's Dr. Drew Pinsky and Mike Catherwood talk about the life and death of Jeff Conaway.

Source: 'Grease' actor Jeff Conaway's condition 'increasingly grim'updated: Mon May 23 2011 11:31:00

Actor Jeff Conaway's prospect for recovering from pneumonia and sepsis grew "increasingly grim" as a blood infection reemerged Sunday, according to a source familiar with Conaway's medical condition.

Dr. Drew addresses Jeff Conaway overdoseupdated: Mon May 23 2011 11:31:00

HLN's Dr. Drew Pinsky says he is deeply saddened to learn that Jeff Conaway is in a coma.

'Grease' actor Jeff Conaway on 'razor's edge' in fight for lifeupdated: Sat May 21 2011 19:46:00

Actor Jeff Conaway is on the "razor's edge," fighting for his life against pneumonia and a blood infection, according to a source familiar with Conaway's medical condition, who asked not to be identified.

Kevorkian hospitalized for pneumonia, kidney troubleupdated: Thu May 19 2011 16:06:00

Assisted-suicide advocate Jack Kevorkian has been hospitalized in Michigan for pneumonia and a kidney-related ailment, his attorney said Thursday.

Billy Graham hospitalized for pneumoniaupdated: Wed May 11 2011 18:48:00

Famed evangelist Billy Graham, 92, was being treated Wednesday at an Asheville, North Carolina, hospital for pneumonia following an overnight health episode, according to a spokesman.

Zsa Zsa Gabor hospitalized with pneumonia, spokesman saysupdated: Wed May 04 2011 19:15:00

Zsa Zsa Gabor was taken to a hospital for treatment of pneumonia Wednesday afternoon, her spokesman said.

Does traveling increase your chance of illness?updated: Mon Jan 31 2011 08:43:00

Recently, more than 70 people from the same retirement neighborhood went on a five-day cruise. By the end of the cruise and right afterward, at least half of the people had colds and respiratory problems, with one person needing to be hospitalized with pneumonia. Could this illness be from the air conditioning or close quarters? What is the best way to notify the authorities to prevent others from contracting this illness?

People.com: Leslie Nielsen Diesupdated: Mon Nov 29 2010 11:14:00

The actor, famous for spoof films Airplane! and The Naked Gun, was 84

People.com: TJ Lavin Battles Pneumonia, But Docs Deliver Good Newsupdated: Wed Oct 20 2010 13:10:00

Physicians tell the BMX rider's family that they don't anticipate serious brain damage

People.com: Bernie Mac's Widow Sues Doctor for Wrongful Deathupdated: Fri Aug 06 2010 21:48:00

Rhonda McCullough is asking for $50,000 in damages in the suit which claims Dr. Rene M. Earles was negligent

People.com: Linda Monjack: My Son Simon Did Nothing Wrongupdated: Thu Jul 29 2010 10:10:00

Accusations that Simon Monjack withdrew large sums of money from Brittany Murphy's account are untrue, says his mom

Coroner: No indication mold killed Brittany Murphy or Simon Monjackupdated: Mon Jul 26 2010 14:33:00

A coroner's investigator dismissed online speculation that the pneumonia deaths of actress Brittany Murphy and her husband, Simon Monjack, may both have been related to viral mold inside their Los Angeles home.

30 years with HIV: 3 men reflectupdated: Fri Jul 23 2010 16:42:00

June 5, 1981. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued its first warning about a rare pneumonia called pneumocystis circulating among a small group of young gay men.

People.com: Husband Died from Same Causes as Brittany Murphyupdated: Thu Jul 22 2010 10:08:00

Pneumonia and severe anemia killed Simon Monjack, according to the coroner's office

Coroner finds Simon Monjack's death was similar to Brittany Murphy'supdated: Wed Jul 21 2010 20:54:00

Simon Monjack's death two months ago was caused by acute pneumonia and severe anemia, according to a Los Angeles County coroner spokesman.

People.com: Brittany Murphy's Husband Found Deadupdated: Mon May 24 2010 11:47:00

British screenwriter Simon Monjack was pronounced dead Sunday as police investigate

Brittany Murphy's husband: She didn't seem that sickupdated: Fri Feb 05 2010 17:39:00

Brittany Murphy's husband, Simon Monjack, says his wife was "not that ill" when she died on December 20 in the Hollywood Hills home they shared with her mother, Sharon.

People.com: Brittany Murphy's Husband: She Didn't Seem That Sickupdated: Fri Feb 05 2010 12:17:00

Simon Monjack says he's surprised that his wife's death was not due to a heart problem

People.com: Coroner: Brittany Murphy's Death Was Preventableupdated: Thu Feb 04 2010 20:29:00

An investigator says the actress should have gone to a doctor sooner

People.com: Brittany Murphy Died from Drug Intoxication and Pneumoniaupdated: Thu Feb 04 2010 15:49:00

The actress's death was ruled an accident by an L.A. coroner

Brittany Murphy's death ruled an accidentupdated: Thu Feb 04 2010 15:20:00

Actress Brittany Murphy's death was an accident caused by a combination of pneumonia, an iron deficiency and "multiple drug intoxication," the Los Angeles County coroner said Thursday.

People.com: Brooke Mueller to Seek Stress Reduction, Psychological Therapyupdated: Mon Jan 25 2010 19:32:00

"Her mom is checking out spas around the country now," a source tells PEOPLE

People.com: Charlie Sheen Skipping SAG Awards to Be with Wifeupdated: Sun Jan 24 2010 13:51:00

Brooke Mueller, who is married to the Two and Half Men star, is being treated for pneumonia

People.com: Brooke Mueller Is Responding Well to Treatmentupdated: Thu Jan 21 2010 19:28:00

Plus, she and Charlie Sheen were "lovey-dovey" in the hospital, says her mom

People.com: Brooke Mueller Suffering from Pneumonia, Says Her Momupdated: Thu Jan 21 2010 09:12:00

A restraining order against Charlie Sheen is temporarily lifted so he can talk to his wife in the hospital

Santa wants protectionupdated: Fri Nov 27 2009 13:21:00

Santa is asking for the H1N1 vaccine to protect himself and the children he'll be seeing this year. WFTS reports.

H1N1 linked to rise in bacterial pneumonia casesupdated: Fri Nov 27 2009 13:21:00

As H1N1 cases are rising, so are bacterial pneumonia cases, health officials are finding.

People.com: Nicole Richie Hospitalized for Pneumoniaupdated: Thu Nov 19 2009 12:30:00

The actress is treated after indicating at a court hearing that she wasn't feeling well

Nicole Richie hospitalized for pneumoniaupdated: Thu Nov 19 2009 10:52:00

After complaining of feeling badly for days, Nicole Richie was hospitalized for pneumonia at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and was "doing well," her rep said Wednesday.

A H1N1 flu to-do (and don't do) listupdated: Sat Oct 24 2009 14:31:00

Swine flu vaccines are rolling out this month -- finally. Health-care workers in Indiana and Tennessee were the first to get the nose-spray version, while New Yorkers clamoring for the H1N1 vaccine finally had their chance too.

Mystery cough? 8 possible culpritsupdated: Mon Jun 22 2009 11:40:00

You've been coughing for weeks. How do you know if it's just a hard-to-shake cold or something more serious?

Commentary: Flu shouldn't close Mexico borderupdated: Wed Apr 29 2009 09:48:00

The swine flu outbreak that started less than a month ago has caused more than 150 deaths in Mexico and more than 60 confirmed cases across the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, with suspected cases in France, Spain, Israel and New Zealand.

People.com: Ed McMahon Hospitalized with Pneumoniaupdated: Sat Feb 28 2009 17:15:00

A rep for the veteran Tonight sidekick expresses thanks for everyone's prayers

People.com: Patrick Swayze Released From Hospitalupdated: Sun Jan 18 2009 18:12:00

The Beast star is home after a brief hospitalization for pneumonia

People.com: COVER SNEAK PEEK: Patrick Swayze Vows to Fight Onupdated: Thu Jan 15 2009 09:49:00

"I am alive and plan to stay that way," the actor, who is battling pancreatic cancer, tells PEOPLE

Time.com: Treatable Ailments Kill 10M Childrenupdated: Tue May 06 2008 11:00:00

More than 200 million children worldwide under age 5 do not get basic health care, leading to nearly 10 million deaths annually from treatable ailments

Time.com: CDC: Flu Season Worst in 3 Yearsupdated: Thu Apr 17 2008 13:00:00

This year's flu season has shaped up to be the worst in three years, partly because the vaccine didn't work well against the viruses that made most people sick

Time.com: Why Don't Adults Get Vaccinated?updated: Thu Jan 24 2008 14:00:00

A CDC survey finds that American adults are failing to get themselves immunized, putting themselves at unnecessary risk for disease

People.com: Initial Ledger Autopsy Proves Inconclusiveupdated: Wed Jan 23 2008 18:45:00

Wednesday's autopsy was unable to determine how Heath Ledger died, say officials. Additional tests and more time are required.

People.com: Eminem Recovering After Being Hospitalizedupdated: Tue Jan 08 2008 14:44:00

Eminem was hospitalized with pneumonia over the holidays, but is now on the mend.

Time.com: Mutated Cold Bug on Rise in USupdated: Fri Nov 16 2007 11:00:00

A mutated version of a common cold virus has caused 10 deaths in the last 18 months, U.S. health officials said Thursday

Time.com: Making the Case for Vaccinationupdated: Tue Nov 13 2007 15:55:00

A new study shows that immunizations have prevented a record number of deaths in the U.S. So, what's the fuss over vaccines?

Doctor says grout sealer caused 'chemical pneumonia'updated: Tue Oct 30 2007 17:36:00

Dr. Walter Friedel had successfully completed plenty of do-it-yourself projects around his New Jersey home. So when he bought Stand 'n Seal tile grout sealer from Home Depot in October 2005, he never imagined it might make him sick.

Five must-do's when a loved one is ill updated: Fri Sep 14 2007 09:45:00

One day in the hospital, Vladimir Atryzek overheard a nurse mention that his daughter, Molly, needed to have some bone marrow extracted. The nurse said she would be preparing Molly immediately for the potentially painful procedure.

Agent: James Brown hospitalized with pneumoniaupdated: Sun Dec 24 2006 19:48:00

James Brown, the legendary singer known as "the Godfather of Soul," is being treated for "severe pneumonia" at an Atlanta hospital, his agent told CNN Sunday.

Ex-world champ Page is in hospitalupdated: Tue Nov 28 2006 05:11:00

Former world heavyweight boxing champion Greg Page has been hospitalized with pneumonia.

CNNMoney: Biotech awaits FDA decision for sinus drugupdated: Fri Sep 08 2006 14:04:00

A small biotech could get a big boost from the FDA next week, if a panel of expert smiles on the company's bronchitis drug.

This week in the medical journalsupdated: Thu Feb 09 2006 21:52:00

Low-fat fizzles, not sizzles

Aide: Ford eating, reading, eager to leave hospitalupdated: Thu Jan 19 2006 20:00:00

Former President Gerald Ford is eager to leave the hospital where he's receiving pneumonia therapy, but he has been given no indication when he'll be discharged, his spokeswoman said Thursday.

Gerald Ford's health improvingupdated: Tue Jan 17 2006 15:15:00

Former President Gerald Ford is responding well to his pneumonia treatment and could be discharged from a southern California hospital later this week, hospital officials said Tuesday.

Ford hospitalized with pneumoniaupdated: Mon Jan 16 2006 19:07:00

Former President Ford is being treated for pneumonia, two days after being admitted to a hospital in Rancho Mirage, California, his office said Monday.

This week in the medical journalsupdated: Thu Oct 27 2005 14:40:00

The numbers don't lie

Money Magazine: How Does Your Hospital Rate?updated: Wed Jun 01 2005 00:01:00

There are a lot of tools for comparing hospitals on the World Wide Web. Companies (such as HealthGrades) offer ratings for a fee. And now the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) ...

'Calm concern' among Catholicsupdated: Wed Feb 02 2005 03:46:00

With Pope John Paul II hospitalized for an acute respiratory infection, CNN Anchor Aaron Brown spoke with Father Tom Reese, editor-in-chief of "America" and the author of "Archbishop, Inside the Power Structure of the Catholic Church;" CNN Analyst Delia Gallagher at Rome's Gemelli Polyclinic; and Dr. John Cahill of St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital in New York.

Gascoigne is to remain in hospitalupdated: Mon Jan 03 2005 13:30:00

Former England star Paul Gascoigne is expected to remain hospitalized with pneumonia for the rest of the week, his agent has revealed.

Gazza is recovering from pneumoniaupdated: Sun Jan 02 2005 09:31:00

Former England soccer star Paul Gascoigne is recovering in a London hospital after a bout of pneumonia, his agent confirmed on Sunday.

Maradona improving, doctors sayupdated: Thu Apr 22 2004 11:24:00

Diego Maradona, still in intensive care four days after being taken to hospital with heart and breathing problems, could be taken off a respirator this week.

Maradona still in intensive careupdated: Mon Apr 19 2004 05:29:00

Diego Maradona remained in intensive care on Wednesday three days after the Argentine football legend was admitted to hospital with heart problems and pneumonia.

showbuzzupdated: Fri Jan 30 2004 11:56:00

Tony Randall is recuperating from pneumonia following bypass surgery in December, his publicist said Thursday.

China acts to stop new SARS spreadupdated: Mon Jan 05 2004 02:23:00

The Chinese government has announced steps to try to prevent another SARS outbreak after confirming the country's first new case of the flu-like disease since July.

Filipino a suspected SARS caseupdated: Mon Jan 05 2004 01:54:00

A Philippine woman has been isolated in a Manila hospital as a suspected SARS case, Dr. Yolanda Oliveros, spokeswoman for the Department of Health announced.

SARS link: China culls civet catsupdated: Sat Jan 03 2004 23:49:00

The government plans to cull 10,000 civet cats in wildlife markets after tests suggest a link to a possible SARS case, state television reports.

Fortune: This Won't Hurt A Bitupdated: Mon Nov 26 2001 00:01:00

Anthrax is today's big story. Tomorrow's could be smallpox--a highly contagious disease that's fatal 30% of the time. There's no treatment for smallpox. The good news, such as it is, is this: If a ...

Fortune: COMPANIES TO WATCHupdated: Mon Aug 29 1988 00:01:00

KINETIC CONCEPTS INC. -- Many hospital patients are subject to complications such as bedsores and pneumonia that can cause discomfort, even death. Kinetic Concepts claims that the specialized beds ...

Money Magazine: We'll All Payupdated: Sun Nov 01 1987 00:01:00

Every American household will feel the economic impact of AIDS. And nearly every American will pay a price -- directly through higher medical costs, loftier insurance premiums and stiffer taxes, an...

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