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  • First flu death of season for L.A. County is Pomona Valley woman

    First flu death of season for L.A. County is Pomona Valley woman
    Health officials have reported the first death associated with flu in Los Angeles County for the 2014-15 influenza season. The patient was an elderly woman who lived in the Pomona Valley and suffered from underlying medical conditions, the Los Angeles...
  • Flu prevention — just do it

    Flu prevention — just do it
    Last week the flu invaded my house. It wasn't pretty. We're talking sneezing, coughing, vomiting children with fevers for the better part of four days. Add to that, cranky and worn out. That was me, not the kids. My little ones were too tired to...
  • Tamiflu hard to find this flu season

    Tamiflu hard to find this flu season
    Forget "Frozen" dolls and Minecraft gear. This year's hot holiday item has been Tamiflu. And just like desperate parents scrambling to find toys on Christmas Eve, area patients have had to shop around to find the antiviral drug. The medication can't...
  • Health briefs for Dec. 3

    Healthy heart diet class Porter Health Care System will offer a free class on healthy heart diets on Dec. 16, according to a release from the health care provider. The class will provide an understanding on how to read food labels and choose heart-...
  • Even though this year's flu shot isn't as effective, vaccination still urged

    Even though this year's flu shot isn't as effective, vaccination still urged
    A new strain of the influenza virus is causing some concern among health officials. The national Centers for Disease Control has reported the flu is widespread in more than 20 states, including Pennsylvania. "The concern is that the flu season this year...
  • Hartford Archbishop May Have Flu, Was Unable To Celebrate Midnight Mass

    Hartford Archbishop May Have Flu, Was Unable To Celebrate Midnight Mass
    HARTFORD — Hartford Archbishop Leonard Blair fell ill Christmas Eve and was not able to celebrate the midnight mass at the Cathedral of St. Joseph. Archdiocese spokeswoman Maria Zone said the archbishop has symptoms of the flu and is taking...
  • Addie Doyle, Roadrunners battle through the flu

    Addie Doyle, Roadrunners battle through the flu
    Nazareth coach Kim Connell doesn’t want to make excuses, but the past week has been far from normal for her girls basketball team. The school was shut down for two days earlier this week due to a flu outbreak and, like many of the students at the...
  • Notes and notables

    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...
  • Attendance normal at Nazareth Academy after flu outbreak

    Nazareth Academy’s attendance has returned to usual levels, following a flu outbreak that closed the LaGrange Park high school Tuesday and Wednesday, the principal said. “Our main goal is to keep our students safe and healthy,” said...
  • Earlier, more severe flu season hits Maryland

    Earlier, more severe flu season hits Maryland
    It's shaping up to be a nasty flu season, with an earlier start and more severe cases, according to hospitals that have begun limiting visitors in an attempt to stem infections. On Monday, Anne Arundel Medical Center became the latest to bar children and...
  • $97,666 for immunization services

    HAMPTON — Flu season is just beginning nationwide, meaning immunization clinics will be popping up throughout Hampton Roads. The city of Hampton has budgeted $97,666 for immunization services during the 2015 fiscal year. The service is...