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  • Don't give up on the flu vaccine!

    Q: I just read that the flu vaccine this year was not effective. What happened? I had my flu shot this year, but I'm reluctant to get one again next year. A: You're correct. This year's flu vaccine has been a disappointment. The most recent estimates...
  • Arkansas poultry officials say avian flu found in turkeys

    Arkansas poultry officials say a strain of avian flu has been detected in a commercial turkey flock in the northern part of the state and that the sick birds are being destroyed. The Arkansas Livestock and Poultry Commission said Wednesday it was...
  • Bird flu confirmed at 2nd turkey farm in Missouri

    A bird flu deadly to poultry has been confirmed at a second turkey farm in Missouri, and state agriculture leaders are making efforts to stop the spread of the virus. The Missouri Department of Agriculture said late Monday that avian influenza has been...
  • Flu delivering a final seasonal punch

    Spring may have hinted at its impending arrival in recent days, but the flu season isn't finished with us. And it's wearing a slightly different face. After tapering off at the start of the new year, the incidence of flu is on the rise again and now...
  • The Edgy Veggie: Fight cold and flu season with hot Thai soup

    South Florida has gone viral and not in a good way. We're in the throes of cold and flu season. Before running to the doc or drug store, check your fridge or spice rack. Spices are the source of more serious body boosters than your mom's chicken soup...
  • Four-day break should bolster flu-ridden Panthers' playoff chances

    Four-day break should bolster flu-ridden Panthers' playoff chances
    After a dramatic 4-3 shootout victory over the Islanders Saturday night, four days off between games is just what the doctor ordered for the flu-ridden Panthers. At least seven players have been stricken with a stomach-related virus this week,...
  • Flu activity wanes in Virginia, no longer widespread

    Flu is waning in Virginia following 11 weeks of widespread activity. The latest state figures show the level of flu activity declined from widespread to regional in the last week of February. Virginia Department of Health epidemiologist Andrea Alvarez...
  • Flu continues to ravage Panthers

    Flu continues to ravage Panthers
    The media scrum following Panthers Saturday morning skate at the BB&T Center turned into a M.A.S.H. report regarding which players were sick and which were over the stomach flu virus that has been circulating throughout the recently sterilized locker...
  • Former Vice President Walter Mondale released from hospital

    Former Vice President Walter Mondale has been released from the hospital after being treated for the flu. Mayo Clinic spokeswoman Kelley Luckstein said Mondale was treated Friday night for flu and cold symptoms and was doing well enough to be released on...
  • Preview: Islanders at Panthers, Saturday, 7 p.m.

    When/Where: 7 p.m., BB&T Center, Sunrise TV: FSF; Radio: 560-WQAM Scouting report: The flu-ridden Panthers have lost six of eight, including a 4-3 shootout loss to the Stars on Thursday. They trail the Bruins by two points for a wild-card spot, but...
  • Panthers playoff hopes ride on AHL call-up goalie; Luongo will miss at least two games

    Panthers playoff hopes ride on AHL call-up goalie; Luongo will miss at least two games
    If the Panthers hope to close ground on the Bruins for the final wild-card playoff berth in their next two games they'll have to do so with two goalies who haven't played a second in the NHL this season. After morning skate Thursday at the BB&T Center,...