Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.
Flu season appears to be in full swing in Pennsylvania, with health officials reporting outbreaks in at least half the regions of the state.
Acetaminophen, a pain and fever reducing medication, is the active ingredient in Tylenol and all sorts of other things, and that’s where a danger lies.
There were 23,000 flu cases verified in Pennsylvania as of March 23rd, and officials say most cases are not lab-verified.
There were 5,059 flu cases across Pennsylvania last week, up from 4,256 cases the previous week.
Workplace attitudes toward employees who call in sick, and those who don’t, are changing.
A group of volunteer doctors and nurses from Drexel and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital have teamed up to provide free medical care to the uninsured.
Flu season is upon us and this year it’s not something to be taken lightly.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports a higher than normal number of flu cases so far this season.
The signs are everywhere — “Get your flu shot here!” — and every supermarket, pharmacy, and clinic is offering the vaccination to keep you from getting sick.
Flu season is off to a slow start, but don’t let that flu bug fool you. Federal health experts say it’s probably still on its way.
Pennsylvania’s Health Department will be offering free flu shot clinics throughout the state with the closest in Chester on December 9th, 10th and 11th.
A million-and-a-half Americans already received their flu shots but many are wondering whether there are any side effects they should worry about.