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Nearby Hospital Changes Policy To Curtail Flu

Ruby Memorial Hospital and WVU Children’s Hospital have new rules for visitors to help curtail the spread of the flu.

01/20/2013

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Several Viruses, Not Just Flu, Making People Sick

The flu season may be peaking about now, but that’s not the only bug making the rounds this winter. In fact, there are several viruses making people sick.

01/17/2013

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Flu-Related Deaths Could Increase

The flu has been deadly this year. Five deaths in Allegheny County, and this could go up.

01/16/2013

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Flu Season Has Local Sanitizing Company Busy

With the flu in full swing, a local sanitizing company is busy.

01/16/2013

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Pa. Dept. Of Health Releases Latest Flu Numbers

The flu emergency continues around the country. The latest numbers are out, and the illness continues to spread. In fact, things are worse in Allegheny County than anywhere else in the state.

01/15/2013

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Foods To Help Fight Off The Flu

To fight the flu, what foods are packed with the nutrients that could help? Look for bright colors. Those foods have anti-oxidants that could keep you healthy.

01/14/2013

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Friday’s KDKA Afternoon News: January 11, 2013

So you missed the Friday edition of the KDKA Afternoon News. No big deal, here’s a recap of the show.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/11/2013

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CDC Responds To Flu Issue

KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to CDC influenza expert Dr. Michael Jhung in Atlanta. Jhung says that while this year’s flu season is more severe than past ones, you shouldn’t be too concerned.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/11/2013

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Nasty Flu Season Has Some Still Seeking The Vaccine

Flu activity is widespread across much of the country. And in the state of Pennsylvania, Allegheny County has the most cases.

01/10/2013

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More Than 500 Flu Cases Already Reported In Westmoreland County

More people in Westmoreland County have been diagnosed with the flu so far this year than in all of last year.

01/08/2013

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Respiratory Illness Runs Rampant

If you’re coughing and stuffy, you aren’t alone. Doctors are getting pummeled by cases like this.

01/04/2013

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Some Still Getting Sick Despite Getting Flu Vaccine

The flu vaccine is designed to protect against the most commonly circulating strains of the virus expected in a given season.

12/26/2012

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Allegheny County Health Dept.: “We Definitely Have Flu In The Region”

Allegheny County is off to a head start with this year’s flu season.

12/04/2012

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New Study Says Flu Shot Might Be Good For Heart

Are flu shots good for more than keeping you flu-free? It may be your heart that reaps the benefit, too.

11/27/2012

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Students Being Tracked To Figure Out How Flu Spreads

KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Charles Vukotich, senior project manager at Pitt’s Graduate School of Public Health, about what his SMART program is hoping to discover about people and the spread of disease.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/08/2012

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