Health Watch: Doctors Urging Vaccines As First Child Dies From FluHealth officials in Florida have confirmed that a child is the first death in the U.S. due to the flu this season.
Diabetes Treatment And New Dementia Link Part Of Big Week In MedicineCBS2's Dr. Max Gomez took a look at all the top health stories.
Drop In Flu Vaccination Rates Sees Rise In Infection DeathsThe Centers For Disease Control confirmed on Thursday that last year's flu season was one of the worst ever.
Health Watch: Airplane Flu Outbreak Acting As Flu Shot WarningThe reported flu outbreak among passengers on a United Arab Emirates flight quarantined at JFK is reminding many that it's time to get a flu shot.
Doctors Urging Shots, Not Nasal Spray, For Children's Flu ProtectionThe American Academy of Pediatrics is is recommending all children six months and older get a flu shot.
Woman Dies After Not Being Given A Flu Shot In Prison, Lawsuit ClaimsThe woman, who was serving a 70-month sentence for assault and drug charges, reportedly started to cough up blood during the outbreak and but wasn't taken to a hospital for three days.
CDC Warns Second Wave Of Flu Has BegunIn a March 23 release the CDC announced that overall flu cases are finally dropping however, "Influenza B" cases have jumped above the more common "Influenza A" virus.
NYC Health Department Offers Vouchers For Free Flu Shots To UninsuredThe New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene announced Monday that it will be offering vouchers for free flu shots directed at the poor and uninsured.
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.
'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
Doctors Recommend Children Receive Flu Shots By End Of OctoberDoctors say it takes two weeks for the shot to protect against the virus, so it’s important to get vaccinated now before the season gets underway.
Beyond The Flu Shot: Avoid Nasty Germs And Stay Healthy This WinterCold and flu season is in full swing, and even if you got a flu shot you can still get sick.