Flu News

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12/22/2017
12/19/2017
12/18/2017
12/12/2017
Is "Man Flu" Real?

Men may suffer more from respiratory ailments than women, new study suggests.

12/12/2017
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11/21/2017
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10/27/2017
10/19/2017
Is a Dangerous Bird Flu on the Horizon?

H7N9 is still confined to China, but new research suggests potential for wider transmission

10/16/2017
Health Tip: Flu Shot 101

Who should get it, when, and why?

10/8/2017
Flu Shot Key for People With Diabetes

Infection makes it harder to manage diabetes, increases risk of complications, health experts say

10/6/2017
10/5/2017
Scientists Learn How Flu Virus Changes So Quickly

Interrupting that process could lead to better ways to treat or prevent flu

9/28/2017
It's Time to Get Your Flu Shot Again

U.S. health officials say this season could be a tough one

9/21/2017
When a Cold or Flu Strikes a Family Member

How to keep everyone else healthy

9/14/2017
Could Swine Flu Be Linked to Type 1 Diabetes?

Study suggests Norwegians hit by H1N1 flu pandemic more likely to develop the autoimmune disease

9/6/2017
Put Flu Shot on the Back-to-School Checklist

By late October is best, says American Academy of Pediatrics

9/6/2017
Fighting the Flu

Flu shot recommendations for the 2017-2018 season.

9/1/2017
Nasal Flu Vaccine's Demise May Mean Fewer Immunized Kids

Overall child immunization rates fell after CDC advised against the inhaled form, study shows

8/23/2017
Have Fun at the Fair, But Don't Pet the Pigs

Vet reminds fair-goers these animals can transmit swine flu

8/18/2017
Health Tip: Flu Season is Around the Corner

Learn to recognize symptoms

8/1/2017
Recent Flu Shot Shouldn't Prevent Vaccination During Pregnancy

Study rebuts concerns about multiple vaccination timing

7/21/2017
High-Dose Flu Shot May Help Nursing Home Residents Avoid Hospital

Rates of all-cause admission were significantly lower for elderly who got the stronger vaccine, study found

6/28/2017
Bye-Bye Flu Shot, Hello Patch?

Early results look promising for dissolvable microneedle vaccine

6/16/2017
Dog Flu Outbreak

A new outbreak of dog flu is hitting several states.

6/14/2017
It's a Tough Flu Season … for Dogs

Humans can't catch it, but new canine virus can make your pet 'sick as a dog'

6/13/2017
Flu Shot Falls Short More Often for Obese People: Study

Immune cells that guard against the virus don't function properly, researchers say

5/16/2017
Is Your Child's Day Care Center Ready for Pandemic Flu?

Most are not, a U.S. survey finds, despite the lessons of the 2009 'swine flu' outbreak

4/25/2017
Some Surprising Sources of Germs

You probably use these items every day

4/18/2017
Slimy Frog Might Be a Flu Fighter

Study found sticky coating shielded mice against H1 strain, could lead to new antiviral treatments

4/17/2017
When Parents Get Vaccinated, Their Kids Do Too

Flu shot study showed that healthy vaccination practices may run in the family

4/14/2017
Flu Season All But Over in U.S.

In a twist, the middle-aged were among those hardest hit, CDC says

4/3/2017
Most U.S. Kids Who Die From Flu Are Unvaccinated

Researchers estimate about two-thirds of pediatric deaths could be prevented by flu shot

3/15/2017
Black Americans More Likely to Skip Flu Shot

They're concerned about vaccine safety, study shows

3/1/2017
Antiviral Flu Drugs Safe in Mid-to-Late Pregnancy: Study

No higher rates of complications seen in babies when mom took these meds after 22 weeks of pregnancy

2/24/2017
Do You Need an Antibiotic?

Proteins in nasal mucus might reveal if respiratory infection is caused by virus or bacteria, researchers say

2/17/2017
For a Fun and Safe Tropical Getaway, Plan Ahead

Be aware of unusual health risks in the Caribbean and Central and South America, doctor advises

2/16/2017
Flu Vaccine a Pretty Good Match for Viruses This Year: CDC

Overall, it has been 48 percent effective, but more severe H3N2 strain a factor in reduced coverage

2/13/2017
Eczema May Leave Some Flu Shots Less Effective, Study Finds

Vaccine should be given into the muscle, not the skin, research suggests

2/10/2017
Flu Cases Spiking Across the United States: CDC

Hospitalizations and deaths among kids and adults on the rise

2/7/2017
U.S. Vaccine Guidelines for Flu, HPV Updated

CDC panel revises immunization advisory for vaccines affecting adults

2/7/2017
New Flu Vaccines for Dogs Unleashed in Lab

Researchers say the shots may help to protect people, too

2/6/2017
U.S. Teens Lag on Recommended Vaccinations

HPV and flu immunization rates remain well below goals, pediatricians' group says

2/2/2017
Flu Shot May Curb Respiratory Infections in People With Heart Failure

Doctors should consider high-dose vaccine for those over 65, study suggests