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Study: Fever Treatments May Cause More Flu Deaths

A new study has found that fever treatments may cause thousands of more flu deaths each season.

01/26/2014

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CDC Recommends Immunization For Flu Season

It’s that time again when back to school season turns into Flu season. The CDC wants all children to have the recommended immunizations before the Flu season starts. There are specific immunizations for various ages […]

WAOK-AM–10/15/2013

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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

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Good Question: When Is The Best Time To Get The Flu Shot?

Every flu season is different, but it typically begins in early October and November and peaks in December, January or February.

09/18/2013

Health officials say the flu season is winding down, and it has killed 105 children — about the average toll. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

CDC: More Than 100 Children Died During Flu Season

NEW YORK (AP) — The flu season is winding down, and it has killed 105 children so far — about the average toll. The season started about a month earlier than usual, sparking concerns it might […]

03/22/2013

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Flu Hitting Georgia Hard And Early This Year

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – Georgia health officials say they’ve seen significant increases in flu activity statewide and are encouraging people to get a flu shot. The Georgia Department of Public Health says the flu is hitting […]

WAOK-AM–12/05/2012

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Flu Season Has Officially Started

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – Health officials say the flu season is finally here — the slowest start in nearly 25 years. Until this month, there weren’t enough flu cases in the U.S. to signal the start […]

02/17/2012

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