| Aug 23, 2011
| 2:51 PM
Health care workers are still finishing up rounds of back to school immunizations but for everyone else, it's already time to start thinking about flu vaccinations.
"Does it seem a little early to be talking about it? Yes it does, but I understand it,...
| Sep 5, 2011
| 9:44 AM
The Pennsylvania departments of Health and Agriculture today announced three cases of a novel influenza A virus have been identified, and are now linked to an agricultural fair in southwestern Pennsylvania.
The first individual to become ill, announced...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 5:19 PM
As the state fair opens in Timonium, pigs that will be judged for prizes will also be under scrutiny from state veterinarians after an outbreak of swine flu nearly threatened to shut down the event.
The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 1:32 PM
Hearing aids have improved the quality of many people's lives, but most users have learned they are less than ideal in noisy environments.
Going to the airport, store or doctor's office can be frustrating, said Dr. Frank R. Lin, a Johns Hopkins...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 7:50 PM
The sniffling and sneezing hasn’t kicked in yet, but experts are already warning people to get vaccinated for the flu early.
The vaccine has been delivered to many hospitals and clinics. After the 2009 swine flu outbreak, experts say the number...
| 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-...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 9:18 PM
If you've ever called in sick to work because of the cold your child brought home from day care, then you're no stranger to how a series of contacts can wind up spreading illness.
Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology have taken a new look...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 8:42 AM
A new strain of avian flu that jumped from birds to mammals is responsible for the death of more than 160 seals off the New England coast last year, scientists announced Tuesday.
The virus could theoretically pose a threat to human health, they said....
| Aug 1, 2012
| 5:11 AM
Monroe County Fair officials broke the news to 4-Hers and their families Tuesday, July 31. Vets have been checking the health of every pig at this year's fair. Some pigs are being sent home after showing signs of the Swine Flu.
The threat of Swine...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 12:35 PM
Pigs arriving at the Indiana State Fairgrounds this week had their temperatures taken before being allowed out of their trailers, after cases of swine flu at county fairs.
There were four confirmed cases of swine flu in people at the La Porte County...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 9:40 AM
The Center for Disease and Control reported Friday 12 additional human infections with swine influenza A (H3N2) was confirmed in three states, including Indiana.
One case was reported in Hawaii, 10 cases in Ohio and one in Indiana.
The CDC said all...