| May 30, 2012
| 3:50 PM
Expectant mothers have so much to worry about in the nine months before delivery. Prenatal vitamins, the right amount of exercise and a long-list of things to avoid are just the start. So, here's some information we hope will give pregnant moms a sigh...
| Jul 25, 2012
Attention, freshmen: You will likely pick up more than knowledge and new friends when you start college.
There's a good chance you'll at least catch a cold from living in the tight quarters of a dormitory, physicians and students say.
"The thing (about)...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 4:15 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Health officials have seen an uptick in cases of a new strain of swine flu in humans.
According to the latest flu report published Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 16 people have been infected with a new strain...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 8:28 AM
Flu season in the United States can begin as early as October and can continue through mid-May, with the highest concentration of cases occurring between December and April. Flu symptoms include headache, body aches, fever, fatigue, sore throat and dry...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 8:47 AM
LA JOLLA, Calif. - At one of the many laboratories at the Scripps Research Institute, one drop at a time, a researcher is carefully working to crystalize components of what could become the first universal flu vaccine.
"What we're trying to do now is...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 3:49 PM
Six Queen Anne's County residents have been diagnosed with a strain of swine flu that has been infecting people across the country, including many who have been attending state and local agricultural fairs, according to state health officials.
| Sep 17, 2012
| 6:50 PM
This year's flu season could prove to be worse than last year. In fact indications in other parts of the world show it could be inevitable. In Austrialia 8,000 people have been diagnosed with the flu. Seven people have died. The Pennsylvania...
| Sep 20, 2012
Kids are back in school, but they might be bringing home more than just books and papers. They may also be bringing home colds.
Local pediatricians say they're already busy this school year.
Dr. John Moore is with Carilion Pediatric Medicine. He...
| 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 25, 2012
| 3:41 PM
Fall allergy season is predicted to be the worst this year because of the drought.
The allergy season started between four to six weeks ago. Wishard Respiratory Therapist Jamie Lee said there has been an increase in ragweed, which caused people to...
| Sep 26, 2012
The Chicago Department of Public Health is urging everyone to get vaccinated against influenza, and you can do it for free.
Flu shots are being offered from now until December 8.
They're free of charge at Public Health clinics throughout the city....