CDC: Flu Widespread In 43 States, Up From 36 Last WeekThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported last week that flu season officially reached epidemic level and data this week shows influenza is now widespread in 43 states – up from 36 just last week.
Here's How To Keep Healthy This Flu SeasonThere are some simple and effective strategies to keep healthy this flu season.
Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors PredictAlthough concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.
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CDC Recommending Vaccination To Combat Seasonal FluThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending people get immunized as soon as vaccines are available for the upcoming flu season.
CDC: Younger People Especially Affected By Flu This WinterA report issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta indicates that younger Americans were especially affected by influenza this season.
Medical Expert: Vaccination Rate Among American Adults 'Depressingly Low'Medical experts and officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta said that vaccination rates among American adults are far lower than they ought to be.
Study: Fever Treatments May Cause More Flu DeathsA new study has found that fever treatments may cause thousands of more flu deaths each season.
CDC: Flu Outbreak Widespread In 35 StatesFlu season is ramping up, with illness widespread in at least 35 states. That's up from 25 in the previous week.
Study: Flu Vaccine Less Effective For Men With High Testosterone LevelsMen with higher levels of testosterone are more likely to have very little, or no response to flu vaccines and other defenses against influenza and other infectious diseases.
CDC: More Than 40 Percent Of Child Flu Victims Were HealthyA Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study found that almost half of the 830 children who died from the flu between 2004 and 2012 did not have a high-risk medical condition such as asthma or heart disease, and were otherwise healthy.
Rate Of Flu Vaccination Among Adults Lagging Behind ChildrenMore children than ever are being vaccinated for the flu, but adults have a way to go.