| May 28, 2013
Tuesday, May 28 Hope you had a fabulous Memorial Day weekend! Of course, having yesterday off makes today feel like a Monday... We had perfect weather for all of the Memorial Day remembrance events. It's so important to take a moment and honor those who...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 12:45 PM
In June 2009, my husband Sam and I slammed down the hatchback of our Honda CRV, the interior bulging with containers of Legos and books, school supplies and board games, and a box of shoes, a tin of Old Bay in the glove compartment. On the roof was a...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 4:26 PM
People may be getting sick in restaurants and it isn't from poorly prepared food.
Restaurant Opportunities Centers United in Miami reported on Wednesday that almost 90 percent of restaurant workers do not have paid sick leave. In addition, the federal...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 11:01 AM
Chicago's flu season may have hit its height.
As of Jan. 12, leading indicators of flu activity in Chicago had dropped to early December levels, according to the latest data from the city health department. However, those same numbers remain...
| Jan 19, 2013
The worst may be over.
As of Jan. 12, leading indicators of flu activity in Chicago had dropped to early December levels, according to the latest data from the city Health Department, released Friday. However, the numbers remain significantly higher...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 5:38 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Sniffling, groggy and afraid she had caught the flu, Diana Zavala dragged herself in to work anyway for a day she felt she couldn't afford to miss.
A school speech therapist who works as an independent contractor, she doesn't...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 8:41 AM
The director of the Sedgwick County Health Department says Wichita area hospitals are near capacity dealing with influenza.
Claudia Blackburn gave a flu update to Sedgwick County commissioners Wednesday morning. She says Kansas and Sedgwick County are...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 11:50 AM
Wednesday night was probably the first time a singer used the phrase “hemagglutinin” onstage at the Echo. Longtime L.A. punk fans know that can mean only one thing -- local heroes Bad Religion were playing a rare club-sized show, and its...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 1:37 PM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Seven people in Indiana have died of influenza during what is considered one of the worst outbreaks in several years.
State health officials say the illness is spreading across Indiana sooner than usual this year. Respiratory...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 12:33 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The flu bug is spreading throughout Greene County.
Cases throughout the county rose to 390 through the first five weeks of reporting. County health leaders report an increase by 34 cases compared to a week ago.
| Jan 10, 2013
| 1:33 PM
The Salina Regional Health Center is restricting visitors because of the high number of flu cases this year.
"We've seen flu a little bit earlier and it seems to be a little bit worse by the numbers," said emergency medical physican Jeremiah Ostmeyer....