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Health Flu vaccine not working well; only 23 percent effective Flu vaccine not working well; only 23 percent effective
As predicted, this year's flu vaccine is doing a pretty crummy job. It's only 23 percent effective, primarily because it doesn't include the bug that is making most people sick, according to a government study released Thursday.
Health Bad air puts damper on warm winter weather Bad air puts damper on warm winter weather (Video)
Eyewitness News Meteorologist Miles Muzio explains the danger of PM2.5. The mixture of tiny particles and liquid droplets in the air can get in your lungs and move into the bloodstream. PM2.5 also has been linked to serious health issues, such as heart disease and even strokes.
Health Bakersfield apple company issues recall amid listeria worries
The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday that Bidart Bros. of Bakersfield, California is recalling apples shipped from its Shafter, California packing facility last year, prompted by a federal investigation of 32 listeria illnesses in 11 states, including the deaths.