New Single-Dose Flu Drug Can Lessen Symptoms By One DayFlu season is ramping up, but there's a new medicine to fight it this year. In fact, it's the first new drug to treat to the flu in 20 years.
CDC: Flu Killed 80,000 People In U.S. Last WinterThe U.S. government estimates that 80,000 Americans died of flu and its complications last winter - the disease's highest death toll in at least four decades.
Flu Killed Close To 200 Children In The U.S. This SeasonThe flu killed more children in the past year than during any other regular flu season in recent history.
Dogs May Be Next Source Of Deadly Flu Pandemics, Study FindsA new report is now warning that the next deadly flu pandemic may be carried by dogs.
University Offers $3,500 To Get Sick And Stay At 'Hotel Influenza'St. Louis University is willing to fund your vacation under one condition: you have to get sick and agree to stay at "Hotel Influenza."
Bill Gates Commits $12 Million To Help Find A Universal Flu VaccineAfter a devastating flu season around the world, Bill Gates is joining the search for a universal vaccine for the potentially deadly virus.
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.
Can The Proper Amount Of Sleep Help Keep The Flu, Colds Away?If you've managed to escape the flu so far, there’s one thing you can do to increase your chances of preventing yourself from getting sick.
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?
38-Year-Old Teacher Died After Not Getting Flu Meds Due To High Price, Husband SaysHeather Holland, a second-grade teacher and mother of two, reportedly held off getting her prescription drugs because of a $116 copay.
Generic Tamiflu For Children Is In Short Supply LocallyWith influenza still on the rise, it was inevitable that one medication used to reduce the flu's severity would be in short supply.
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?