| Dec 12, 2014
| 11:40 AM
Nazareth Academy’s attendance has returned to usual levels, following a flu outbreak that closed the LaGrange Park high school Tuesday and Wednesday, the principal said.
“Our main goal is to keep our students safe and healthy,” said...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 1:27 PM
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;...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 9:41 AM
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...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 9:30 AM
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...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 8:21 PM
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...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 9:00 PM
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...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 1:19 PM
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...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 10:29 AM
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:
| Jan 7, 2015
| 9:28 AM
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...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 8:05 AM
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,...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 12:29 PM
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...