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Area Health Care Workers Encouraged To Get Flu Shot

The Hospital and Health System Association of Pennsylvania along with the Pennsylvania Department of Health have a campaign underway encouraging health care workers to get their flu shots.

01/13/2013

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Health Officials: It’s Not Too Late To Get Flu Vaccine

Health Commissioner Donald Schwarz says we’re in the midst of an influenza epidemic, but it’s “not that unusual.”

01/11/2013

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Chester County To Host Flu Vaccine Clinic On Monday, Jan. 14

If you live in Chester County and haven’t received a flu shot, now is your chance.

01/11/2013

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Flu Continues To Spread Throughout Area Hospitals

This flu season the Pennsylvania Health Department reports 22 flu-related deaths, New Jersey reports two children have died and in Delaware the flu is now considered widespread.

01/10/2013

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Facebook App Helps Users Determine Who To Blame For That Nasty Flu Bug

First, it was dog shaming. Now, there’s an app that allows for sick shaming.

01/10/2013

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Lehigh Valley Hospital Takes Unique Approach In Flu Prevention

Flu season is upon us and this year it’s not something to be taken lightly.

01/08/2013

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Health: Flu Cases Continue To Rise Dramatically In Our Area, Earlier Than Past Seasons

New numbers show what many of you already know. The flu is ramping up earlier than usual. More than three thousand new cases in Pennsylvania in just a week, and there have been six deaths so far, including two in Philadelphia.

01/04/2013

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Health: Know The Difference Between The Flu & A Cold

Illness can strike quickly, and symptoms can be confusing to sort out. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl is here to break it down.

01/03/2012

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With Flu Season Just Around The Corner, Some Tips To Keep You Healthy

The dip in temperatures recently was a wakeup call for some people, reminding them that flu season is right around the corner.

09/23/2011

Health Officials Investigate New Strain Of Influenza That Sickened Pennsylvania Child

Health officials are investigating a new strain of influenza that has sickened a Pennsylvania child.

09/03/2011

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Researchers Find Kids Often Spread Flu To Others Of Same Sex

Researchers looked at a Pennsylvania school to observe how the H1N1 virus was spread, and what they found is that boys have a tendency to spread the virus to other boys, as opposed to girls.

02/18/2011

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Burlington County Child Dies From Flu Complications

A young Burlington County girl has died from complications of the flu virus, according to officials at the B. Bernice Young Elementary School.

01/24/2011

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‘Handwashing Day’ Highlights Americans’ Dirty Secret

Today is Global Handwashing Day and a recent study shows that, while most americans say they wash their hands, they really don’t.

10/15/2010

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