Doctors Advise Elderly People To Get Flu Shot After Rise In Cases, DeathsDelaware has announced its third flu-related death of the year and Pennsylvania is quickly catching up with the rest of the country.
Flu Kills 6 People Total In Pennsylvania As Number Of Cases Rise In StateHealth officials say 36 states now have mounting cases of people with the flu.
Could Choosing Better Foods Help You Ward Off The Flu?Citrus fruits have Vitamin C, which according to Main Line Health nutrition specialist Judy Matusky can help ward off colds and the flu this time of year. You should also eat a lot of colorful fruits and vegetables.
Not Too Late To Get a Flu Shot, Area Doctors AdviseDoctors urge anyone experiencing flu-like symptoms to stay home from work, don't shake hands, get lots of rest, and stay away from people who are very young, very old, or who have compromised immune systems.
In Montco, Pa. Lawmakers Shine Spotlight on Importance of Flu Vaccinations“It was my decision not to get him vaccinated, and as a mom I will always live with that,” said Diane McGowan (in yellow), whose son Martin died after contracting influenza.
Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors PredictAlthough concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.
Health: Government Urges People To Protect Against The Flu As Vaccine Clinics Start Across The Delaware ValleyAbout 150 million doses of flu vaccine are expected to be available this season. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more.
CDC: Pregnant Women Should Get Flu ShotThere is no doubt that the flu vaccine lowers the risk of hospital admissions and death for pregnant women.
If Traveling For The World Cup, It’s Important To Take Health PrecautionsIf the World Cup in Brazil or some other attraction has tickled your fancy for international travel, here's a reminder of a precaution to take.
Can Employers Mandate Flu Shots?With reports of the flu epidemic growing by the day, many employers are providing on-site flu shots. Some are requiring them. Can they?
Penn State Brandywine Campus Holds Free Flu ClinicThe Pennsylvania Department of Health in partnership with the Delaware County Council hosted a free flu clinic at the Penn State Brandywine Campus.
Flu Activity Now Widespread In PennsylvaniaFlu season appears to be in full swing in Pennsylvania, with health officials reporting outbreaks in at least half the regions of the state.
CDC: Flu Vaccine Averts Millions Of IllnessesApproximately 13 million illnesses, and over 110,000 hospitalizations, may have been averted by the flu vaccine over the last six years in the US.
2012-13 Flu Season Is Worst In A Decade, Say Area Health OfficialsThere were 23,000 flu cases verified in Pennsylvania as of March 23rd, and officials say most cases are not lab-verified.
Flu Outbreaks May Be Moderating in PennsylvaniaThe coughing and the body aches continue, as the flu continues to spread across the country.