| Jan 15, 2011
| 7:49 PM
Sniffling, sneezing, runny nose? Most likely it's the common cold and not the flu. Area health services report that the numbers of people presenting with "influenza-like illnesses" are running true to form for the time of the year when the viruses...
| Feb 10, 2011
On 2-8-11 at approximately 0715 hrs, Houma Police responded to the 400 block of Gabasse Street in reference to the theft of a vehicle.
Upon arrival, officers contacted a female victim who advised she went to Sunshine Express Daycare to drop off her...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 11:08 AM
Zionsville Community High School has confirmed to Fox59 News that a student has a confirmed diagnosis of whooping cough, or Pertussis. Parents have been notified by the school.
According to Principal Tim East, in the alert message families were made...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 11:56 AM
Catching a cold. One day you are healthy ... the next day -- like a slap in the face -- stuffy nose, fever, cough. Where did it come from? You ask yourself, "How did I catch this cold?"
The fast and furious commute of the common cold virus often begins...
| Oct 16, 2010
| 9:19 PM
Mold clung to the ceiling and left dark trails across the walls and floor. The teacher had already complained about the stench months before.
Stuff was even growing on desks.
Classroom 103 at Walker Middle School in Orlando had become a breeding...
| Jun 19, 2011
| 5:00 PM
Last week we squeezed in a client who wanted a second opinion on their new kitten, “Goobers.” Mrs. Panicking had found out the day before that her newly adopted kitten from the shelter had a “very serious” condition and she needed...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 10:10 AM
Dr. Michael Pitt Children's Memorial Hospital
Contrary to what we may often feel, the viruses that cause common colds don't have calendars. From a physiologic standpoint a cold is a cold is a cold. They are going to cause the same symptoms regardless...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 11:09 AM
State health officials are warning Hoosiers the flu season isn't over yet. In fact, this week's influenza reported shows continued widespread flu activity across Indiana. Six new flu-related deaths have been reported, all of whom involved victims 55 and...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 5:43 PM
Prepare yourself. This is a column that will probably change your life — and possibly not for the better. That cannot be helped. In every great movement, there are unintended victims, and for that, I am sorry.
The word must reach the American...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 11:26 AM
The Pennsylvania Department of Health is reminding all Pennsylvania residents, six months of age and older, to get vaccinated against the flu.
"The single best way to prevent seasonal flu is to get vaccinated each year," said Secretary of Health Dr....
| Nov 8, 2011
| 6:18 AM
Influenza has hit Northern Michigan, according to local public health officials.
Over the last three weeks, schools in the area reporting “flu-like illness” to the Health Department of Northwest Michigan have steadily increased.