Is Mom's Old Myth True: Can Wild Temperatures Swings Increase Your Flu Chances?As wonderful as the warm weather is, do drastic temperature changes in winter make more people sick?
Government Report: Flu Season As Bad As 2009 Swine Flu EpidemicThe flu has further tightened its grip on the U.S. This season is now as bad as the swine flu epidemic nine years ago.
New App Helps Track Flu In Your Neighborhood And Across TownThere’s an app for just about everything these days, but how about an app that tells you which neighborhood has a heavy dose of the flu or 14 other medical ailments?
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.
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.
Hurricane Maria Causing Nationwide IV Bag ShortageAfter Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico last year, IV bags are in short supply.
'You Can Still Hug Grandma,' But Doctors Warn Holiday Travelers To Be Wary Of The FluA jump in the number of flu cases across the country means you may need to protect yourself from getting sick as you head to your holiday destination.
'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
40 Percent Of Doctors, Nurses Go To Work With The Flu, Survey FindsAccording to a survey of nearly 2,000 healthcare professionals, more than 40 percent who say they've worked while sick actually had the flu as they met patients.
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 Department Confirms 15 Pittsburgh-Area Flu DeathsThe Allegheny County Health Department says 15 people have now died from the flu in the Pittsburgh area, but that this season's outbreak seems to be slowing down.
Concern Growing About Local Blood Supplies As Cold Snap ContinuesThe bitter cold, school delays and the height of flu season are creating the perfect storm for a severe reduction of available blood supplies to area hospitals, says the region’s primary blood supplier, Central Blood Bank.