| May 2, 2009
A probable case of the Swine Flu virus has shut down another western Washington school. The principal of Jackson Elementary School in Everett has announced the school will shut down from Monday through Wednesday, because one of the school's students may...
| May 2, 2009
As swine flu spreads it's raising a lot of questions. Health experts provided answers about how the flu affects your day-to-day life.
Q: How easy is it to catch this virus?
A: It's spreading as easily as regular winter flu, which infects millions each...
| May 10, 2009
| 9:30 PM
A Snohomish County man suffering from heart problems and viral pneumonia appears to be the first death in Washington related to swine flu. Dr. Gary Goldbaum tells Q13 Fox News the state laboratory found the presence of swine flu when they analyzed autopsy...
| Apr 28, 2009
Frequently Asked Questions Swine and Human Cases of Swine Influenza A (H1N1)
Do any swine have the virus that has infected humans?
There is no evidence at this time that swine in the United States are infected with this virus strain.
Can I get this...
| Jul 11, 2009
This is the time of year when many people complain about seasonal allergy symptoms such as runny noses, congestion, rashes, itchy and watery eyes, sneezing, coughing--and just generally feeling miserable. About 16.9 million Americans had allergies in...
| May 1, 2009
Of the 148 people in Louisiana who have been tested for swine flu, right cases including one right here in New Orleans are being deemed untypeable...meaning the people showed signs of swine flu, but the tests came back negative. Because of this, the...
| May 18, 2009
If you're looking for extra protection against swine flu, remember that not all health products live up to their ad copy. The Healthy Skeptic investigated four products that supposedly ward off the flu. The short story: We haven't really come all that far...
| May 18, 2009
State health officials say there are now 410 confirmed cases of swine flu in Washington, including the first case in Kitsap County. That's 49 more cases since the last update on Friday.
King County had 291 of the cases. There have been 76 in Snohomish...
| May 20, 2009
Renton's Lindbergh High School will be open this morning, but school officials are asking students to stay home if they are feeling sick. Close to 400 students are out sick with flu-like symptoms.
A school spokesperson says the number represents about...
| Sep 15, 2008
I had zero interest when my fiancée approached me about boarding a friend's cat for six months while the friend was out of the country. I've always been a dog person, and it's easier to get someone to switch religions than their preference in dogs or...
| Oct 26, 2008
Sgt. Willie Burns had a Tommy gun on the bench in front of him when his 18 handpicked candidates arrived at the 77th Street station on the edge of Watts. It was a cool evening in November 1946, and the men came in topcoats and hats. Burns wore his low,...