Why The Flu Can Be Bad For Your HeartSpring may be around the corner, but we are still in the midst of flu season. Each year doctors warn us all to get a flu shot to help keep us from getting the virus. But, doctors also warn the flu virus can also cause other health problems, like heart disease. Specifically, congestive heart failure, which affects nearly six million Americans and has no cure.
Flu Cases On The Rise, CDC SaysFlu activity is increasing in the United States, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Friday.
FDA Approves First New Type Of Flu Drug In 2 DecadesJust in time for winter's flu season, the US Food & Drug Administration has just approved a new drug to treat the flu.
Child Is First Death In Florida's Flu SeasonFlorida health officials say a child is the first death in this flu season.
Dogs May Be Next Source Of Deadly Flu Pandemics, Study FindsA new report is now warning that the next deadly flu pandemic may be carried by dogs.
University Offers $3,500 To Get Sick And Stay At 'Hotel Influenza'St. Louis University is willing to fund your vacation under one condition: you have get sick and agree to stay at "Hotel Influenza."
Bill Gates Commits $12 Million To Help Find A Universal Flu VaccineAfter a devastating flu season around the world, Bill Gates is joining the search for a universal vaccine for the potentially deadly virus.
Worst Of Nasty Flu Season Apparently OverThe worst of the nation's nasty flu season is finally over.
Flu Sending Fewer To Doctor's Office, But Season 'Not Over Yet'The deadly grip of the flu season appears to be weakening, according to statistics released Friday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Flu Season: If You're Sick, Stay HomeWith this year’s flu season one of the worst on record, federal health officials are urging anyone who is sick to stay home.
New Drugs, Tech May Prevent Another Bad Flu SeasonAs the flu season rages on, there are signs we still haven't seen the worst of it.
Flu Epidemic Suspected Of Causing More Deaths, Including A 5-Year-OldThe flu epidemic is suspected of causing two more deaths including a 5-year-old from New York and a 24-year-old from Las Vegas.
Flu Season Still Getting Worse; Now As Bad As 2009 Swine FluThe flu has further tightened its grip on the U.S. This season is now as bad as the swine flu epidemic nine years ago.
Flu Virus Can Be Transmitted By Simply BreathingResearchers have found that the deadly flu virus spreads more easily than previously thought.
Flu Vaccine Not Working Very Well, Hospitalizations Continue To RiseThe flu is epidemic this year and one reason is that the vaccine is not working very well.