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Antibiotics instead of surgery for appendicitis; Epilepsy drug settlement: Carrie Lazarus’ Family Healthcast

In today’s health headlines: A study finds antibiotics may be a safe treatment for appendicitis for some children, an Ohio measles outbreak forces kids to stay home, and a settlement in a epilepsy drug lawsuit.
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – In today’s health headlines: A study finds antibiotics may be a safe treatment for appendicitis for some children, an Ohio measles outbreak forces kids to stay home, and a settlement in a epilepsy drug lawsuit.

Read more on all the stories in the links below, and watch Carrie Lazarus’ full Family Healthcast in the video above.

- Pfizer agrees to $190 million settlement over generic Neurontin (Reuters)

- Ohio: In case of mumps outbreak: No shots, no school, officials warn (The Columbus Dispatch)

- Appendicitis without surgery may be safe option for some kids (Reuters)

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