Flu Season Now As Bad As 2009 Swine Flu; Nassau County Reports Nearly 4,000 Confirmed CasesThis season started early and has been driven by a nasty type of flu that tends to put more people in the hospital and cause more deaths.
Flying During Flu Season Means Traveling With Other Passengers And Their GermsIf you have plans to travel during flu season, you're not alone. Not only will you be traveling alongside other passengers, but their germs too.
Deadly Flu Season Has Been Particularly Hard On Baby Boomers, The ElderlyFlu season started early and doctors said the deadly outbreak could last for many more weeks to come.
Researchers Claim To Have Developed A Universal Flu VaccineResearchers at Georgia State University claim they've developed a way to produce a "universal flu vaccine" that could protect patients for several years with just one shot.
Experts Share Advice On How To Stay Healthy Amid Flu, Strep SeasonCoughing, sniffling and sneezing everywhere you turn – it’s signs of a cold, or even worse, the flu. And with germs everywhere, it is easy to fear you will get infected.
Deadly Flu Season Claiming 100 Lives Per Week, CDC WarnsThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently estimated that 759 people died of flu-related illnesses between Oct. 7 and Dec. 23.
Dr. Max Gomez Answers Your Flu QuestionsWhile the flu season is peaking, it will be weeks before it slows down. Dr. Max Gomez is here to answer your questions.
Doctors Warn Parents To Be On The Lookout For Pneumonia SymptomsNew York State has seen a sudden spike in the flu, and the virus is now considered “prevalent." But some children are getting even sicker and coming down with pneumonia.
This Flu Season Could Be Much Worse Than Others, Health Officials WarnThe Centers for Disease Control says confirmed cases are at just over 7,000. That's more than double what they were at this time last year.
'Flu-pocalypse' Predicted Due To Ineffective Flu Shots, Doctors SayThe possibility of a "flu-pocalypse" is being talked about after record numbers of patients were diagnosed with influenza in Australia
As Flu Season Starts, Doctors Warn Against Phones In The BathroomThe CDC notes that talking on your phone spreads germs from your respiratory system onto the screen, some of which can cause the flu.
Health Officials Worry Fewer Parents Will Have Their Kids Vaccinated This Flu SeasonHealth officials worry parents will not have their children vaccinated this season, especially now that the nasal spray is no longer available.