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  • Commentary: Uptick in flu shots is fortunate byproduct of Ebola scare

    Thank you, Ebola. I never thought I'd feel gratitude toward a fatal, contagious disease, but the public panic about Ebola in the fall had the unexpected side effect of increasing demand for the flu vaccine. The flu shot doesn't protect against Ebola;...
  • Child sense: Sickness and the senses

    Child sense: Sickness and the senses
    The festive season is over and it’s not uncommon after all the excitement and the colder weather for colds and flu to raise its ugly head. Each dominant sense is affected differently by illness simply because of its own personal focus and what is...
  • Flu cases jump in December at hospital emergency rooms

    Flu cases jump in December at hospital emergency rooms
    The high number of students at Nazareth Academy sick with the flu is reflected at the local hospitals’ emergency rooms. At Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, the lab has tested 145 nasal swabs for influenza since Dec. 1, including the morning...
  • Alertan a hispanos a combatir el flu

    Alertan a hispanos a combatir el flu
    Los Centros de Control y Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC) dieron a conocer recientemente los datos más recientes de la presente temporada de la gripe o influenza, que afecta de forma "generalizada" a 46 estados del país y se ha cobrado la vida de...
  • Never Mind Ebola — It's Flu That's Dangerous

    Never Mind Ebola — It's Flu That's Dangerous
    People lost their minds last fall when four people in the United States were diagnosed with Ebola. Four. Only one of the four succumbed to the devastating disease. The others were cured. Folks were calling for travel bans. They were demanding...
  • California reports first flu death of person under 65

    California reports first flu death of person under 65
    The California Department of Public Health on Friday announced the state’s first influenza death of a person under the age of 65 for the 2014-15 flu season. The department did not immediately release the age or gender of the person but said the...
  • What to do if you get the flu

    What to do if you get the flu
    You may have heard everyone talking about this year's flu season, but you might not give it another thought unless you actually get the flu. If you do get sick, knowing what to do can help you feel better faster. Try these tips if you get the flu: -...
  • Instan a vacunarse vs. la influenza

    Instan a vacunarse vs. la influenza
    Las autoridades sanitarias hicieron esta semana un llamamiento a la población para que se vacune contra la gripe o influenza, que en el inicio del nuevo año afecta ya de forma "generalizada" a 43 estados. "La vacunación contra la influenza puede reducir...
  • Diocese of Allentown announces flu precautions

    The Catholic Diocese of Allentown is altering two elements of Mass as a precaution during what has become an especially tough flu season. The sign of peace, which is often done with a handshake, will be omitted or, if the priest chooses to include it,...
  • Clippers say broadcaster Ralph Lawler slurred words because of flu

    Clippers say broadcaster Ralph Lawler slurred words because of flu
    Longtime Clippers play-by-play announcer Ralph Lawler had mumbled and slurred speech as he called the game against the Lakers on Wednesday, raising speculation and concern. The Clippers tweeted that Lawler just had the flu. "Fans, thanks for your...
  • Consumer Reports: The Best Health Advice Ever

    Health care professionals are always telling us what we should do to take better care of ourselves. But have you ever wondered what they actually do to stay healthy? ShopSmart, the shopping magazine from the publisher of Consumer Reports, reached out...