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CDC Reports 14,000 New Cases of Flu Per Week

CDC Reports 14,000 New Cases of Flu Per Week

Feb 14
The number of flu cases is surging across the country. The latest figures from the CDC show the virus is "widespread" in 43 states.

Study Finds Men Get Hit Harder by the Flu Than Women

Study Finds Men Get Hit Harder by the Flu Than Women

Dec 17
A Standford University School of Medicine study finds that women are more resilient against the flu than men. And with experts forecasting a flu-filled season, men better beware.

The Dirty Dozen: Fighting Germs During Flu Season

By EDGE | Dec 9
Take a look at the top 12 'dirty dozen' of hidden germs and learn how you can stay healthy during flu season

Passport Health Launches FluFree.com Website

By Winnie McCroy | Oct 14
As flu season approaches, Passport Health is looking out for your health with FluFree.com, a website that aims to increase awareness of the dangers of influenza.

Staying Healthy This Flu Season

By Mike Halterman | Feb 23
This is different from a normal flu season, in which the majority of the flu hospitalizations are people over the age of 65. Here are some tips to keep you healthy this flu season.

Want to Get the Flu? Volunteers Sneeze for Science

By Lauran Neergaard | Jan 29
Government scientists are deliberately giving dozens of volunteers the flu by squirting the live virus straight up their noses.

Bird Flu Strain Infects Human for First Time

By Maria Cheng | Nov 14
A strain of bird flu that scientists thought could not infect people has shown up in a Taiwanese woman, a nasty surprise that shows scientists must do more to spot worrisome flu strains before they ignite a global outbreak, doctors say.

More Kids Protected From Flu; CDC Says Keep It Up

By Lauran Neergaard | Sep 26
More children than ever got vaccinated against the flu last year, and health officials urged families Thursday to do even better this time around.

Getting Back the Gym After the Flu

By Ken Hunt | Feb 3
Hitting the gym after the flu entails taking certain precautions & keeping aware of what’s going on inside your body. Follow these guidelines to make your recovery safe & healthy, & to get back into the gym routine safely.

Docs urge shots as flu season grabs the South, NYC

By Lauran Neergaard | Jan 11
Flu season’s arrived with lots of coughing and fever in the South and New York City, and it’s sure to spread to the rest of the country. The good news: There’s still plenty of vaccine for procrastinators.

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