| 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....
| Feb 4, 2015
| 1:21 PM
The mother of Towson native and Rollins College (Fla.) lacrosse captain Will Hauver said her son died of complications from the flu.
Lyndall Hauver said her son, 22, began feeling ill Sunday and was found unresponsive a day later.
She said her...
| Feb 15, 2015
| 9:00 PM
This winter's nasty flu season has peaked and is clearly retreating, a new government report shows.
"There's a lot of flu season left, but it's clear we're decreasing and that flu season has peaked," said Dr. Michael Jhung of the Centers for Disease...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 11:18 AM
Flu is still active and widespread across the state, but the season has most likely reached its peak, according to the latest report from the state health department.
The majority of counties, including those in Central Florida, are reporting mild...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 4:21 PM
MERIDEN — It was a tumultuous day Friday at Protein Sciences Corp. as the vaccine maker's executive chairman declared the firm was breaking off expansion talks with the state, but later, along with the CEO, suggesting the firm might reconsider.
| Feb 13, 2015
| 3:39 PM
The measles outbreak at a KinderCare day care center in Palatine and a separate case involving a student at Elgin Community College has raised questions for employers of all kinds looking to maintain a safe and healthy workplace.
KinderCare changed its...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 2:08 PM
Good for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy for making his recent influenza vaccination a public event. It's important for Connecticut's leader to counter the recent anti-vaccine blather from New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, U.S. Sen. Rand Paul and others.
| Dec 30, 2014
| 11:59 AM
Studies show a healthy lifestyle can prevent a number of illnesses and diseases, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity and certain types of cancer. And in Howard County, achieving that lifestyle is easier than you might think. Here are 15...
| 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...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 8:48 PM
The flu has officially reached an epidemic threshold, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
At least 15 children have died from flu-related deaths across the country, according to the CDC. A 3-year-old child in Georgia recently...