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.
Seen At 11: Study Finds Men Get Hit Harder By The Flu Than WomenThe next time a guy you know gets the flu you may want to show him a little more sympathy than you normally would.
Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors PredictAlthough concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.
Do Your Part To Prevent The Flu From Getting To YouWith 20 percent of Americans coming down with the flu every year, it can be hard to protect anyone, but one of the best ways to safeguard yourself against it is to get a flu shot, according to CBS 2's Dr. Max Gomez.
Eye On New York: Life After Sandy, Fighting Off The Flu, And Mouth Off To MontoneMonths after Hurricane Sandy residents are still struggling to put their lives back together and CBS 2 has some important insurance information that could be a big help.
Farley: 'Severe' Strain Of Flu Reaches Epidemic Proportions In New York CityNew York City Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley said the flu vaccine will protect most people from getting the flu and even if you do become sick, the flu will be milder.
Flu Season: 4 Flu Myths DebunkedIt's flu season, and vaccine companies have produced nearly 150 million flu shots this year - that's 17 million more than last year. Still, many people do not get vaccinated, thinking it can do more harm than good. That's just one of the flu myths TV 10-55's Katie McGee dispelled for us.
HealthWatch: FluIf you don't know anyone with the flu yet, it might not be long before you do. Nearly 1,000 positive flu tests were reported in New York last week and those are just the cases that were actually tested.