THIS WOMAN WRITES Flu in Your House? Make FAST, cheap, chicken soup
Recently two members of our household (not me, not yet) succumbed to some sort of tummy ailment that precluded eating, and once they were on the mend and agitating for something more substantial than ... Posted on 2/20/13 at 2:00 PM
HEALTHBEAT Blog break
This blog is taking an extended break while I concentrate on other priorities. Blogging will resume (hopefully) at some yet-to-be-determined time in the future.
In the meantime, since influenza is in... Posted on 1/9/13 at 1:45 PM
NDAD INSIGHT Kids with disabilities among flu season's most vulnerable
Another flu season is fast approaching, and there's a new caution forcertain people with disabilities -- children with disabilities, in particular.
Federal health officials are using a study of the 2... Posted on 8/29/12 at 12:45 PM
STAFF BLOG THE AREA VOICES COMMUNITY Area Voices Digest #5 - October 13, 2010
Here's our weekly look atwhat's new on areavoices and what might be worth a second look.
1. Dragon News - http://dragonnews.areavoices.com Minnesota State University Moorhead has started it's offici... Posted on 10/13/10 at 12:07 PM
STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND N.D. health officials encourage flu shots
BISMARCKState health officials are encouraging North Dakotans to get an influenza vaccination this fall, saying there are more than enough doses available.
The North Dakota Department of Health and C... Posted on 10/4/10 at 11:32 AM
This year’s flu shot is doing a startlingly dismal job of protecting senior citizens from the harshest strain this season, proving only 9 percent effective, the government said Thursday.
Health officials don’t know why this is so, but it helps explain why so many older people have been hospitalized with the flu this year.
By Mike Stobbe, Associated Press
, February 22, 2013
CHICAGO (AP) — Patients can refuse a flu shot. Should doctors and nurses have that right, too? That is the thorny question surfacing as U.S. hospitals increasingly crack down on employees who won't get flu shots, with some workers losing their jobs over their refusal.
Lindsey Tanner, AP Medical Writer
, January 13, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) — Flu is now widespread in all but three states as the nation grapples with an earlier-than-normal season. But there was one bit of good news Friday: The number of hard-hit areas declined.
Mike Stobbe, AP Medical Writer
, January 11, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — Missed flu-shot day at the office last fall? And all those "get vaccinated" ads? A scramble for shots is under way as late-comers seek protection from a miserable flu strain already spreading through much of the country.
Lauran Neergaard, AP Medical Writer
, January 11, 2013
The flu virus is “very unpredictable,” Jennifer Heath said, and it’s hard to know in advance if we’re in store for another relatively quiet, mild flu season like last year or a rush of worry that swept across much of the country in 2009 from the swine flu.
By Ryan Johnson , Forum Communications
, September 03, 2012
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