| Sep 21, 2012
It's time to get your flu shot. Or is it?
The answer to that question depends on whom you ask.
The sign in the pharmacy window might suggest flu season is already here, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging everyone at least 6...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 1:05 AM
CHICAGO -- Hog farmers are slaughtering animals at the fastest pace since 2009 as a surge in feed costs spurs the biggest losses in 14 years, signaling smaller herds next year and a rebound in pork prices.
The 73.3 million hogs processed in eight months...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 11:39 AM
Remember the "pods" where people went for H1N1 flu vaccinations three years ago? A lot of preparation went into establishing those mass vaccination programs.
Thirty-three representatives from emergency management, emergency medical services,...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 4:51 PM
When a natural or man-made disaster happens, it's vital emergency responders have the skills and tools to deal with the situation.
Thirty-three representatives from emergency management, emergency medical services, hospitals, fire departments and...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 3:34 PM
While Michelle Obama is trying to teach us how to eat healthy, two restaurants are biting each other across the country over the trademark "Heart Attack Sandwich".
The "Second Avenue Deli", a kosher Manhattan deli, won a lawsuit against the Las Vegas-...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 4:13 PM
SOUTH BEND – Flu season may be taking its toll on many of you.
Right now, Indiana is leading the country in cases of Influenza A, the H3N2 Virus.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports 138 cases in the state. Ohio is right behind...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 10:11 AM
Having shown national leadership on marriage equality and fair treatment of immigrant children, Maryland has the opportunity to turn its attention to the plight of workers who have no access to paid sick days. The ability to earn paid sick days allows...
| Dec 1, 2012
NANGALE, Tanzania — Huddled with his younger brother, the young man laughs easily, conspiratorially, at the commotion caused by the presence of curious foreigners in his family's modest compound outside this small village.
But when you ask 19-...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 2:21 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Flu season in the U.S. is off to its earliest start in nearly a decade — and it could be a bad one.
Health officials on Monday said suspected flu cases have jumped in five Southern states, and the primary strain circulating...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 7:18 PM
Flu season has arrived early and several Southern states have already reported unusually extensive activity. In Virginia, too, it started a couple of weeks ahead of last year, according to the Health Department's surveillance data.
However, in the level...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 3:39 PM
How would you feel if doctors diagnosed your child with a cough or a “flu virus”, but instinct told you there was much more to it? That's what happened to several LaPorte County parents whose kids got sick at the fair earlier this month, at...