| 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...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 2:58 PM
A 26-year-old health care worker has died from complications of the flu, according to a Kenosha County official.
WISN-TV first reported the death of Katherine McQuestion, of Kenosha, who was a radiology technician at St. Catherine's Medical Center in...
| 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 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'...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 8:33 AM
As the flu season inches toward its peak, federal and state health officials continue to encourage people to get vaccinated.
In Florida, the highest flu activity has been among children so far. There has also been an increase in the percentage of...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 2:14 PM
Squash that bug
Here we are again, battling a statewide flu bug. The Virginia Department of Health reports a sharp spike in flu-related illnesses, particularly in Northern Virginia and in the Eastern Region where we live. It's "widespread," according to...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 3:05 PM
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We're unusual in this. Although vaccines...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 5:42 PM
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...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 9:09 AM
ATLANTA - Datos preliminares sobre la temporada de gripe o influenza mantienen en alerta a las autoridades sanitarias, que indican que podría ser "severa", y por eso instan al público a vacunarse.
"Es demasiado pronto para decir de forma segura que va a...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 11:08 AM
Los días finales de noviembre hasta febrero es cuando más tiene influenza la gente y hay que prevenir el contagio.
El último informe de FluView (un reporte semanal de vigilancia de influenza preparado para el Gobierno) para la temporada de influenza...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 7:30 AM
The Baltimore Sun has published a number of excellent pieces on the risk of Ebola versus influenza ("Ebola is no Spanish Flu," Oct. 17). One aspect that has yet to be mentioned is the risk to the segments of our population that can be even more...