Flu Shot Could Keep Diabetes Patients Out of Hospital
With flu season underway, people with diabetes may want to take extra care. Diabetes patients face a high risk of flu-related health complications. An annual flu shot, however, may help.
Fever-Reducing Medications May Spread the Flu
When people start to run a fever from the flu, they often turn to medications like ibuprofen to bring the fever down. But it seems this common strategy might be dangerous.
Interactive Flu Forecasting Website Now Live
Want to know how many flu cases are forecasted for where you live? There’s now an interactive website that shows predicted flu trends across the US.
Flu Hospitalizations Trending in Young Adults
As the new year begins, a more detailed picture of the current flu season is developing. The season is now in full gear with over half of US states reporting widespread flu activity.
Flu Vaccine Bonus for Babies
Receiving quality prenatal care means ensuring that you protect both yourself and your unborn child from disease. One recommendation for this is getting the flu vaccine.
Fever Possible When Multiple Vaccinations Were Given
Vaccinations are given to protect children from common ailments. A new study found that the risk of fever may increase when two of these vaccines are administered at the same time.
Swine Flu Cases Seen in Texas
With flu season in full swing, the seasonal influenza might be on a lot of people's minds. One strain of swine flu is causing infections in some parts of the country.
Flu Season Ramping Up
Flu season is in full swing, and researchers across the country are keeping tabs on the virus' spread.
New Strain of Bird Flu Infects Human
Human cases of bird flu are no longer unheard of, but the latest case is especially catching the attention of global health officials — it's the first infection with a new strain.
Four-in-One Flu Vaccine Succeeded
A universal flu vaccine to protect against all strains of the flu doesn't exist yet. But a new one does appear to protect against four flu strains at once.