WASHINGTON (AP) — More children than ever got vaccinated against the flu last year, and health officials urged families Thursday to do even better this time around. Far too many young and middle-aged adults still […]
PASADENA (CNS) – Starting Saturday, Kaiser Permanente will offer flu vaccines at clinics across Southern California. “The flu is a highly contagious respiratory infection that can cause serious complications, even lead to death,” said Dr. […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — It happens too often: A doctor isn’t sure what’s causing someone’s feverish illness but prescribes antibiotics just in case, drugs that don’t work if a virus is the real culprit. Now Duke […]
LONG BEACH (CNS) – Long Beach health officials today confirmed the city’s first case of West Nile virus and urged residents to take precautions to avoid infection. The resident who contracted the virus was briefly […]
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — California and federal public health officials say valley fever, a potentially lethal but often misdiagnosed disease infecting more and more people around the nation, has been on the rise as warming […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California health officials say flu activity is now widespread throughout the state, and one new death in people under 65 has been reported, bringing this season’s death toll to five people.
NEW YORK (AP) — The flu season arrived early in the U.S. this year, but health officials and experts say it’s too early to say this will be a bad one. Of course, if you got it, you may disagree!