40 Percent Of Doctors, Nurses Go To Work With The Flu, Survey FindsAccording to a survey of nearly 2,000 healthcare professionals, over 40 percent who say they've worked while sick actually had the flu as they met patients.
As Flu Season Starts, Doctors Warn Against Phones In The BathroomThe CDC notes that talking on your phone spreads germs from your respiratory system onto the screen, some of which can cause the flu.
Washington Flu Season Most Deadly In Years, But Not OverState health officials say state labs have confirmed at least 120 flu deaths since the season started in September, but only a fraction of those who die from the flu are tested for the virus.
More Reports Of Flu-Like Illnesses In WashingtonThe state Health Department says the number of flu-like illnesses in Washington is slightly higher than at this time last year.
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.
CDC Recommending Vaccination To Combat Seasonal FluThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending people get immunized as soon as vaccines are available for the upcoming flu season.
Rate Of Flu Vaccination Among Adults Lagging Behind ChildrenMore children than ever are being vaccinated for the flu, but adults have a way to go.
Good Question: When Is The Best Time To Get The Flu Shot?Every flu season is different, but it typically begins in early October and November and peaks in December, January or February.
Health Dept: 34 Flu Deaths Confirmed In WashingtonThe Washington state Health Department says the state has had 34 lab-confirmed flu deaths so far this flu season -- up 28 from last week.
Flu Now 'Widespread' In WashingtonThe state Department of Health says the flu is now widespread in Washington, meaning it is in more than half of communities. Previously it had been considered a regional problem.