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  • Review: A rowdy, shaggy night for Bad Religion at the Echo

    Review: A rowdy, shaggy night for Bad Religion at the Echo
    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...
  • City: Flu activity past peak in Chicago, but still strong

    City: Flu activity past peak in Chicago, but still strong
    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...
  • Flu bug cases spike again in Springfield, Greene County

    Flu bug cases spike again in Springfield, Greene County
    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. The Springfield-...
  • Temporada de flu llega al sur de Florida antes de tiempo

    Temporada de flu llega al sur de Florida antes de tiempo
    Un brote inicial de la gripe(flu) estacional que ha afectado a gran parte de Estados Unidos está empezando a afectar cada vez más al sur de Florida. Desde mediados de diciembre, la salas de emergencia del condado de Broward han estado viendo casi el...
  • Edwin D. Kilbourne dies at 90; virologist developed flu vaccine

    Edwin D. Kilbourne dies at 90; virologist developed flu vaccine
    Dr. Edwin D. Kilbourne, a virologist who figured out how to manufacture a new influenza vaccine each year and was a principal advisor to the U.S. government on flu, died Feb. 21 in Branford, Conn. He was 90. No cause of death was released. Kilbourne...
  • Last year's flu vaccine: All in all, not so bad

    Last year's flu vaccine: All in all, not so bad
    It was thrown together in a hurry, only aimed to protect against one strain of influenza, and arrived on the market well after the novel flu virus had gained a foothold in the general population. But last year's vaccine against the novel H1N1 flu, in...
  • Flu vaccinations still recommended

    Flu vaccinations still recommended
    As the influenza season heads in, Carol Baker, who chairs the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases' Childhood Influenza Immunization Coalition, answers some common questions about the flu vaccine. Baker is a professor of pediatrics, molecular...
  • Late flu season hits Illinois

    Late flu season hits Illinois
    The breezes are balmy, green shoots are poking up through the dirt, people are wearing shorts. What could possibly put a damper on the bliss of spring? The flu. Off to its latest start in 29 years, influenza season has arrived in the U.S., including...
  • As the flu season gets under way, health experts urge vaccination, tout new choices

    As the flu season gets under way, health experts urge vaccination, tout new choices
    It's the time of year once again for body aches, intense coughing and fever — common symptoms of seasonal flu. But the good news is that more and more people are getting flu shots, guarding them against complications that could land them in the...
  • Book Review: 'Tinderbox' by Craig Timberg and Daniel Halperin

    Book Review: 'Tinderbox' by Craig Timberg and Daniel Halperin
    Tinderbox: How the West Sparked the AIDS Epidemic and the How the World Can Finally Overcome It By Craig Timberg and Daniel Halperin Penguin Press, 421 pp., $29.95 Few diseases have been the subject of more books than the HIV/AIDS pandemic, with such...
  • Mexico fights for its image in eyes of travelers

    For six years, Mexico has been fighting a bloody war against drug cartels, and a bloodless virtual war for public opinion of U.S. travelers. Every time a piece of good news comes out about Mexico, it gets drowned out by an avalanche of bad news. At the...