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  • Former McDonogh lacrosse player Will Hauver died of flu complications, mother says

    Former McDonogh lacrosse player Will Hauver died of flu complications, mother says
    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...
  • 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...
  • Flu holding steady in Florida

    Flu holding steady in Florida
    Flu activity remains widespread across Florida, and it's still too early to tell if the season has reached its peak, according to the state health department.  The latest weekly flu report for the state shows that the majority of the counties had mild...
  • Flyers' Raffl battling flu-like symptoms

    Flyers' Raffl battling flu-like symptoms
    VOORHEES — Traditionally, the Flyer Flu invades the locker room, claims a few victims and is gone in several days. But whatever Michael Raffl caught before the NHL All-Star Game was a much tougher bug. General manager Ron Hextall said as much...
  • H3N2 viruses fuel 'epidemic' levels of flu season deaths, CDC says

    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...
  • Mayo: Panic over Ebola, but not deadly flu or measles

    Mayo: Panic over Ebola, but not deadly flu or measles
    Every once in a while, I read something by another columnist, slap my head and say, "Brilliant -- why didn't I think of that?" I had that reaction today when I saw the latest offering from my Miami Herald counterpart, metro columnist Fred Grimm. Grimm...
  • 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...
  • Free $10 gift card with flu shot at Winn-Dixie pharmacy

    Free $10 gift card with flu shot at Winn-Dixie pharmacy
    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....
  • 15 ways to get healthy in Howard County in 2015

    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...
  • Avian flu detected at Central Valley farm

    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...
  • Be alert to pneumonia this winter

    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...