New Rapid Flu Test Much Faster, Much More AccurateA new kind of rapid flu test is fast, easy and 99 percent accurate.
Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Reports First Flu Death Of SeasonThe Allegheny County Health Department is reporting its first flu-related death of the season.
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.
Studies: Leaving Egg Out Of Flu Vaccines Could Offer Better ProtectionWhen it comes to the flu vaccine, UPMC, in most doctors' offices, is going egg-free.
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?
Free Flu Vaccine Clinics To Be Held Across PennsylvaniaFree flu vaccine clinics will be held across Pennsylvania through April.
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.
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?