Are you contagious?

Many people feel they need to report to work even when they’re sick. Lack of paid sick days or fear of letting work pile up...

More elderly hospitalized for flu

The number of older adults who are hospitalized due to flu symptoms has soared over the last decade, according to the Centers for Disease Control....

Recover faster from the flu

If you’re unfortunate enough to contract the flu, there are steps you can take to lessen its severity and duration. Tamiflu can shorten the few...

What you need to know about bird flu

Minnesota turkey farms have been afflicted with avian flu outbreaks recently. Here’s what you need to know. So far, no humans have died from the...

Swine flu sweeping India

More than 34,000 in India are now afflicted with H1N1 virus. 2,000 have perished just since December. Studies indicate that the strain may have mutated...

Prevent summer flu

Runny noses, coughing fits, fever, and general fatigue are symptoms we associate with wintertime illness. But flu can hit in the summer too, when you’re...
Flue News
image source More elderly hospitalized for flu
The number of older adults who are hospitalized due to flu symptoms has soared over the last decade, according to the Centers for Disease Control....
image source What you need to know about bird flu
Minnesota turkey farms have been afflicted with avian flu outbreaks recently. Here’s what you need to know. So far, no humans have died from the...
image source Swine flu sweeping India
More than 34,000 in India are now afflicted with H1N1 virus. 2,000 have perished just since December. Studies indicate that the strain may have mutated...
China: At the chicken market in Xining, Lanzhou province. Canada: First Case of Bird Flu Confirmed (H7N9 Avian Influenza)
Today, the Canadian government is reporting the first-ever confirmed case of bird flu in North America. The woman who has the deadly virus (H7N9 Avian...
Cures
image source Recover faster from the flu
If you’re unfortunate enough to contract the flu, there are steps you can take to lessen its severity and duration. Tamiflu can shorten the few...
Flu Shot Myths Flu Shots: Pros & Cons About the Flu Vaccine
This flu season had an early kick-off this year, and experts are speculating that it is going to be a bad one. Influenza is a...
Girl with the flu blowing her nose What is Really True About the Flu?
The flu, or influenza is a virus of the respiratory system that can range from being very mild to becoming very dangerous; flu outbreaks can...
sick guy with tampon in nose Preventing The Flu and Flu Symptoms
According to the CDC you can prevent getting the flu by getting a flu shot. Be preventive and carry tissue for coughs, sneezing and runny...