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Flu

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UPMC Institutes New Flu Testing Policy For Employees

If you have had the flu this year, you are not alone. People all across the area are dealing with it.

02/13/2014

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Flu Cases On The Rise

It’s high season for respiratory viruses, and health officials say there’s a whole lot of misery going around.

01/16/2014

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UPMC Doctor: “It’s Better To Stay At Home When You’re Sick”

A UPMC doctor feels that if you start feeling sick, you should stay home and stop infecting those around you.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/14/2014

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Tamiflu Shortages Being Reported In Parts Of The Country

If your child had the flu, would she be able to get early treatment with the medicine Tamiflu?

01/08/2014

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Flu On The Rise, Doctors Monitoring Several H1N1 Cases Locally

The flu is proving fatal, and putting people in the hospital. Not so much children and the elderly, but rather, middle-aged adults.

01/07/2014

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Flu Activity Now Widespread In Pennsylvania

Flu season appears to be in full swing in Pennsylvania, with health officials reporting outbreaks in at least half the regions of the state.

12/29/2013

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Doctor Offers Advice On Various Flu Shot Options

There are so many different flu shot options this year, do you know which one might be best for you?

11/05/2013

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Doctor Stresses Importance Of Flu Shots As Flu Season Looms

Dr. Kevin Wong the President of the PA Academy of Family Physicians joined the KDKA Morning News to discuss the importance of flu vaccines.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/22/2013

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Is It Too Early For Flu Shots?

With fall right around the corner, flu shots are too.

08/20/2013

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Many Still Coming Down With Influenza B

Think March is too late for the flu? One pediatrician has still been seeing many infected patients.

03/19/2013

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Allegheny Still County With Most Flu Cases In PA

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports increased widespread flu activity in the state.

01/29/2013

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Q and A Tuesdays: Flu Talk With Dr. Itskowitz

The current flu epidemic raises many questions and concerns, especially with the recent rise of the “super bug.”

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/29/2013

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New Stomach Bug Strain Moving Into United States

If you’re sick with vomiting and diarrhea, it’s just a run-of-the-mill norovirus, right? The kind that easily spreads on cruise ships, schools and nursing homes. Well, yes and no.

01/24/2013

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Dangerous Flu Season Causing Medication Overdose Worries

Natlie Groves doesn’t feel well. She’s battling the flu. Her mom turned to over-the-counter medicines for relief, but was concerned about the ingredients in all the different options.

01/23/2013

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Allegheny Co. Hit Hardest By Flu In The State

Tuesday, the Pennsylvania Department of Health released its latest numbers on flu activity in the state.

01/22/2013

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