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Here’s How To Keep Healthy This Flu Season

There are some simple and effective strategies to keep healthy this flu season.

10/22/2014

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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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CDC Recommending Vaccination To Combat Seasonal Flu

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending people get immunized as soon as vaccines are available for the upcoming flu season.

09/26/2014

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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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CDC: Antibiotics May Have Been Wrongly Prescribed For Influenza

New study finds doctors may be giving inappropriate treatments to patients with flu virus.

07/23/2014

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Rate Of Flu Vaccination Among Adults Lagging Behind Children

More children than ever are being vaccinated for the flu, but adults have a way to go.

10/07/2013

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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.

09/18/2013

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Health Dept: 34 Flu Deaths Confirmed In Washington

The Washington state Health Department says the state has had 34 lab-confirmed flu deaths so far this flu season — up 28 from last week.

CBS Seattle–02/08/2013

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Alaska Airlines: Pilot Who Fainted Had Stomach Bug

The Alaska Airlines pilot who lost consciousness during a Seattle-bound flight Thursday night, prompting an emergency landing, was suffering from food poisoning or a stomach virus, an airline spokesman said Friday.

CBS Seattle–02/01/2013

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Flu Now ‘Widespread’ In Washington

The 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.

CBS Seattle–01/11/2013

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