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  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • Should certain companies require employees to be vaccinated?

     Should certain companies require employees to be vaccinated?
    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...
  • Malloy Gets A Shot, Takes A Shot

    Malloy Gets A Shot, Takes A Shot
    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. But the...
  • Measles outbreak pits anti-vaxxers against other parents

     Measles outbreak pits anti-vaxxers against other parents
    I cringed the first time I saw The New Yorker measles cartoon. A doctor stands over a small boy covered head to toe in red spots and tells his forlorn parents, "If you connect the measles it spells out 'My parents are idiots.'" My initial cringe wasn'...
  • Hampton Roads health systems lift flu mask advisory

    Hampton Roads health systems lift flu mask advisory
    In response to a rapid drop in flu activity recorded in the state in the last week of February, a Hampton Roads consortium of hospitals and emergency departments, lifted its masking recommendation on Friday. Since Dec. 23, when the flu was "widespread,"...
  • Panthers holding open tryouts for practice goalie

    Panthers holding open tryouts for practice goalie
    A few days after the Panthers ran out of goaltenders, they announced an open amateur tryout to find a backup practice goalie for a day. While it was no laughing matter when both Panthers goalies, Roberto Luongo and Al Montoya, suffered injuries in...
  • 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,...
  • Vaccines should be mandatory for California day-care workers, senator says

    Vaccines should be mandatory for California day-care workers, senator says
    A California lawmaker is urging the state to make vaccines mandatory for all adults who work in preschools and day-care centers, a move following the largest measles outbreak in California in 15 years. “This is not just a common-sense solution but...