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By Guest Author On Saturday, October 24th, 2015
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How To Protect Yourself When Visiting The Hospital

You go to the hospital when you are sick, or to visit a friend or family member when they are sick or getting surgery. Maybe you go to the doctor’s office, rather than the ER, but either way, you risk getting More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, February 21st, 2014
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California flu deaths in people under sixty-five rises to 278

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported yesterday that the 2013-2014 influenza season has been particularly hard on younger- and middle-age adults and the Golden State certainly backs up that More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, February 20th, 2014
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Flu hospitalizations and deaths in younger people are up this season: CDC

PRESS RELEASE This influenza season was particularly hard on younger- and middle-age adults, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported in today’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. People age More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, January 17th, 2014
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Misperceptions about flu vaccine concern health advocates

PRESS RELEASE The flu is now widespread in 35 states, according to the latest reports from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and a new Gallup-Healthways poll indicates that nearly 3 percent of Americans have More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, October 30th, 2013
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Global flu activity remains low, influenza A(H3N2) is predominant

The latest influenza data published by the World Health Organization (WHO) shows that influenza activity is on the low end as of the most recent reporting week ending Oct. 12. Influenza in the US mapImage/CDC During More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, February 2nd, 2013
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Influenza activity is increasing in many European countries: ECDC

Influenza activity is increasing in many European countries, although the epidemic may have passed its peak in some countries, mostly in north-western Europe, according to a European Centres for Disease Control More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, January 26th, 2013
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Flu activity remains high overall in the U.S., seniors hit the hardest: CDC

While some areas of the United States are showing some decreased activity of influenza, other areas are showing that flu is on the rise and overall influenza activity remains elevated in most of the country, according More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, January 19th, 2013
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CDC: Flu season shaping up to be ‘worse than average’

CDC Director, Dr. Thomas FriedenImage/New York City Department of Health Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director, Dr. Thomas Frieden, talked about the current influenza season and the flu vaccine effectiveness More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, January 5th, 2013
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Flu activity up in the United States, influenza A (H3N2) most common

Image/CDC Influenza  activity continues to increase across most parts of the country, with nine out of 10 surveillance regions in the US seeing elevated activity, according to data from the Centers for Disease More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, December 31st, 2012
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Hillary Clinton hospitalized after doctors discover a blood clot

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was admitted to a New York City hospital on Sunday after doctors discovered that a blood clot had formed, the State Department said in a statement. Philippe Reines, a deputy assistant More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, December 8th, 2012
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Public health chiefs, Drs. Frieden and Fauci, discuss flu season and vaccines on C-SPAN

CDC Director Thomas R. Frieden, MD, MPH Image credit/New York City Department of Health With flu season upon us already, and most state health departments issuing advisories warning about influenza, Americans More...


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