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Health: New Research Says Men Get Sicker With The Flu Than Women

The flu season is ramping up and many are predicting it’s going to be a rough one, partially because the flu vaccine is less effective this year. And new research says it could be especially bad for men. It says men actually get sicker than women and suffer more.

12/16/2014

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Delaware Reports First Flu-Related Death Of Season

An 83-year-old woman from Sussex County died on November 17.

11/19/2014

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The ‘Scough’ Can Help Protect You From The Flu

It’s a fashionable way to help prevent the flu.

11/19/2014

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The ‘Scough’ Scarf

For more information about the ‘scough’, visit: http://wearascough.com/

11/18/2014

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Health: Tracking Flu Outbreaks On Your Own

As 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl explains, “Flu Near You” is a free website and mobile app that uses the power of crowdsourcing to track and monitor flu symptoms around the county.

11/04/2014

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Health: Mother Whose Son Died From Flu Complications Urges Others To Get Vaccinated

While there’s a lot of fear about Ebola now, health officials say the flu is more dangerous. But it’s preventable, something one mom learned the hard way.

10/23/2014

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Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors Predict

Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.

10/22/2014

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Expert: Local Ebola Panic Completely Unwarranted

One noted expert spoke with KYW Newsradio about how real the Ebola threat might be here.

10/19/2014

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Health: Government Urges People To Protect Against The Flu As Vaccine Clinics Start Across The Delaware Valley

About 150 million doses of flu vaccine are expected to be available this season. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more.

09/18/2014

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Health: New CDC Flu Vaccine Recommendation For Young Children

3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl is here with the advisory.

09/18/2014

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Seasonal Flu Resource Guide

CBSPhilly.com has compiled a resourceful list of links concerning the seasonal flu.

09/18/2014

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Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should Know

Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.

09/12/2014

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Health: Local Researchers Developing MERS Virus Vaccine

Researchers in Philadelphia are developing a potential vaccine for the deadly MERS virus, and the technology could eventually lead to a better flu vaccine.

05/20/2014

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Health: Flu Continues To Spread In Philadelphia Region; More Deaths Reported

3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on the latest flu trends.

01/16/2014

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Flu Activity Now Widespread In Pennsylvania

Flu season appears to be in full swing in Pennsylvania, with health officials reporting outbreaks in at least half the regions of the state.

12/29/2013

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