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  • Hartford Archbishop May Have Flu, Was Unable To Celebrate Midnight Mass

    Hartford Archbishop May Have Flu, Was Unable To Celebrate Midnight Mass
    HARTFORD — Hartford Archbishop Leonard Blair fell ill Christmas Eve and was not able to celebrate the midnight mass at the Cathedral of St. Joseph. Archdiocese spokeswoman Maria Zone said the archbishop has symptoms of the flu and is taking...
  • The Kid's Doctor: Flu cases rising rapidly

    Flu season is definitely upon us and unfortunately it's hitting just in time for the holidays! I've been on call for the last two weekends and I can assure you, flu is everywhere. You name it and you're probably being exposed somewhere, including the...
  • Lori Borgman: The Twelve Day of Flu Seas'n. A-choo!

    The entire family has endured a one-two punch this flu season. First it was the "Lose 4 Pounds in 24 Hours" bug that flattened us like dominoes. Just when the last one recovered, along came the "Knock You On Your Back High Fever" bug. So many bugs, so few...
  • Earlier, more severe flu season hits Maryland

    Earlier, more severe flu season hits Maryland
    It's shaping up to be a nasty flu season, with an earlier start and more severe cases, according to hospitals that have begun limiting visitors in an attempt to stem infections. On Monday, Anne Arundel Medical Center became the latest to bar children and...
  • CDC: Flu season deaths have hit 'epidemic' levels

    CDC: Flu season deaths have hit 'epidemic' levels
    Deaths due to influenza and pneumonia have hit "epidemic" levels in the U.S. as flu activity became widespread in 36 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Officials reported 837 flu and pneumonia deaths to the CDC...
  • H3N2 viruses fuel 'epidemic' levels of flu season deaths, CDC says

    Deaths due to influenza and pneumonia have hit “epidemic” levels in the U.S. as flu activity became widespread in 36 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Officials reported 837 flu and pneumonia deaths to...
  • What Doctors Know: Why does your child need a flu shot?

    Source: Loyola University Health System whatdoctorsknow.com A common question parents ask themselves this time of year is, "Does my child really need a flu shot?" Though the flu may seem harmless, the truth is that on average, 20,000 U.S. children age 5...
  • Flu hitting Central Florida early, hard

    Flu hitting Central Florida early, hard
    This year's flu outbreak is starting earlier than usual and is widespread and increasing throughout the state, say officials who are urging Floridians to get their flu shot. Tim Hendrix, medical director with Centra Care, said new cases last week were...
  • Health briefs for Dec. 3

    Healthy heart diet class Porter Health Care System will offer a free class on healthy heart diets on Dec. 16, according to a release from the health care provider. The class will provide an understanding on how to read food labels and choose heart-...
  • Flu is widespread in Illinois, with a school closing for 2 days

    Flu is widespread in Illinois, with a school closing for 2 days
    Teresa Maher puts getting a flu shot on her to-do list every autumn. So after procrastinating until Monday evening after work, Maher was among at least a dozen people who checked in throughout the day at the Walgreens pharmacy at State and Randolph...
  • 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...