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Here’s How To Keep Healthy This Flu Season

There are some simple and effective strategies to keep healthy this flu season.

10/22/2014

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Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors Predict

Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.

10/22/2014

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CDC Recommending Vaccination To Combat Seasonal Flu

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending people get immunized as soon as vaccines are available for the upcoming flu season.

09/26/2014

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Rate Of Flu Vaccination Among Adults Lagging Behind Children

More children than ever are being vaccinated for the flu, but adults have a way to go.

10/07/2013

The H7N9 strain of bird flu can spread among ferrets, and under certain conditions, could begin to do the same among humans. (FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images).

Study: New Bird Flu Capable Of Spreading Between Humans

The H7N9 strain of bird flu can spread among ferrets, and under certain conditions, could begin to do the same among humans.

05/24/2013

Gallup monthly polls show that the highest percentage of Americans reported being affected by the flu in January 2013 than any other month since records began in 2008. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Gallup: January Flu Reports Hit Highest Level Since Poll Started In 2008

January U.S. flu reports have reached the highest level since monthly Gallup tracking of the illness began in 2008.

02/17/2013

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Flu Forecasts Could Become As Easy As Predicting the Weather

A new study into flu outbreaks could one day make predicting when flu season will hit as easy as forecasting the weather, saving lives in the process.

11/28/2012

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Flu Making Late Arrival, Currently Second Highest Activity Level

State public health officials say the February start of the flu season is possibly the latest in a quarter-century. On the plus side, the seasonal flu vaccine remains widely available.

02/28/2012

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