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Flu season is upon us, and it's been a rough one. If you haven't had the flu this winter, chances are you know someone who has. So, what should we do to keep ourselves from getting it? Some folks are packing their own "flu survival kits," while others are...
Tags: Headaches, Chemical Industry, Flu, Fatigue, Coughing
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana health officials say the state's ongoing flu outbreak has claimed 27 lives, with 17 of those deaths reported during the past week. Wednesday's flu update from the State Department of Health says 20 of the people who...
AP Medical WriterNEW YORK (AP) — From the Rocky Mountains to New England, hospitals are swamped with people with flu symptoms. Some medical centers are turning away visitors or making them wear face masks, and one Pennsylvania hospital set up a tent outside its ER...
firstname.lastname@example.orgNurses in Washington County Public Schools have been seeing about 20,000 students a month since Meritus Medical Center took over the nursing program this school year, officials said at a Washington County Board of Education meeting Tuesday afternoon....
Regional epidemiologist, Jessamine County Health DepartmentWe are experiencing an early and intense influenza season this year with the activity level in Kentucky remaining at widespread. Influenza is a very contagious disease caused by the flu virus, which spreads from infected persons to the nose and throat...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Flu deaths in Indiana have climbed to 40 this season and it's too soon to tell if the spread of the illness is slowing statewide, state health officials said Wednesday. Marion County health officials said visits to the...
Tags: Flu Vaccine, Heart Disease, Flu, Diabetes, Symptoms
Re "Flu's sticking point," Jan. 19 I read your article with great interest, looking forward to my fellow nurses explaining how important it is for people — healthcare workers in particular — to get their yearly flu shot. Instead, I learned...
First of all, there are many different diseases and conditions that cause dogs to cough. Some of the causes of coughing in dogs include congestive heart failure, heart worms, allergic bronchitis, infectious bronchitis and the well known “kennel...
The recommended schedule of vaccines for children is safe and has done much to dramatically lower the incidence of devastating illnesses, according to a new national scientific study that was partly led by a Northwestern University professor....
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The latest flu epidemic has many people in a near-panic. But it's important to know the difference between fact and fiction when it comes to fighting the influenza virus. "This is one of the worst flu seasons we've seen in Illinois in about a decade,"...
Tags: Chills, Chemical Industry, Flu, Diseases and Illnesses, Fever
ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The current guideline for immunizing children against polio, whooping cough, measles and other infectious diseases is safe, but should still be monitored, federal health advisers said on Wednesday. In what they called the most...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Hospitals across Indiana are tightening visitor restrictions in hopes of preventing the spread of flu, which has claimed the lives of 27 people in the state this season. Indianapolis health officials have asked area hospitals...
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