| Jan 28, 2015
| 5:24 AM
Get a free $10 gift card or save on gas with a flu shot at Winn-Dixie pharmacies.
Get the shot and choose between the free gift card or Fuelperks! members can elect to receive a 50 cents off per gallon of gas reward through Tuesday, Feb. 3....
| Jan 12, 2015
| 7:38 PM
While flu season rages on in Virginia — marking more than three weeks at "widespread," the highest level accorded by the state Department of Health — health-care professionals in Hampton Roads haven't changed their advice.
They continue to...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 3:52 PM
STORRS (AP) -- UConn health officials have begun interviewing students affected by a flu-like illness on campus, hoping to pinpoint what led to the outbreak.
At least 10 UConn students have been treated over the last three days at nearby Windham...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 11:26 PM
Avian flu has been detected among a flock of turkeys at a Central Valley ranch operated by Foster Farms, authorities said.
The influenza virus was found at one of the company's facilities in Stanislaus County. In a statement, the company said no...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 3:15 PM
It is not "just" the flu.
According to the Pennsylvania Department of Health, up to 20 percent of Pennsylvanians come down with the flu every year and 120 to 2,000 die of complications.
"We don't take the flu lightly," says Terry Burger, manager of...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 2:30 AM
Pneumonia is sneaky. Although people with pneumonia occasionally have the classic signs--fever, flushed cheeks, rattling lungs, and discolored (green-brown) mucus--pneumonia is more likely to produce symptoms common to scores of other maladies. Because it...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 6:58 PM
The most recent outbreak of measles, set off by an unvaccinated visitor to Disneyland, may be contained before it spreads too far. With luck, there will be no deaths or serious, long-lasting complications. But it has already sickened more than 30 people...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 5:11 PM
The flu's rampage through the Lehigh Valley has entered its fourth week with little sign of abating any time soon.
"We're probably going to see a fair amount of flu for the next few weeks," warned Dr. Jeffrey Jahre, St. Luke's University Health Network'...
| Jan 1, 2015
| 4:10 PM
Connecticut is suffering a widespread influenza outbreak, and has been for weeks, as part of an increase in flu cases across the U.S., according to state and federal health officials.
The state Department of Public Health said there were 444 positive...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 2:25 PM
The scene is set for the flu season, already deadly, to take a dramatic turn for the worst in the Lehigh Valley.
Circulating is a particularly nasty strain of the flu against which the vaccine offers little protection. And now, just as students are...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 8:20 AM
SAN JUAN - Las autoridades de Puerto Rico declararon la existencia de una epidemia de gripe, o influenza, en la isla, después de que se hayan registrado un total de 3.124 casos en lo que va de año y 140 hospitalizaciones.
"Durante la primera semana...