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A patient receives a flu vaccine. (credit: FRED TANNEAU/AFP/Getty Images)

Flu Shots = Big Business For Retailers

Forget the Black Friday ads for TVs and toys: stores are finding a way to lure in customers right now.

09/19/2014

A nurse draws a dose of flu vaccine. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Texas A&M To Dedicate Flu Vaccine Center

Gov. Rick Perry will join other dignitaries in College Station at the dedication of what’s described as a national pandemic influenza vaccine facility.

09/18/2014

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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

A hand sanitizer is mounted near a concession stand. (credit: David Banks/Getty Images)

Schools Teaching Students To Fight Back Against Germs

With flu season right around the corner, North Texas schools are teaching students to fight back against germs. But some researchers say one weapon – hand sanitizer – may not be as powerful as many people think.

CBS 11–09/10/2014

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Doctors: Fight Illness With “Fist-Bumps” Over Handshakes

A way to develop trust, the handshake is the universal sign of a deal. But some healthcare facilities are now urging their employees to do away with the handshake.

05/22/2014

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UK Scientists Slam Flu Drug In Ongoing Debate

British scientists say there isn’t enough evidence to prove the antiviral drug Tamiflu reduces the spread of flu.

04/10/2014

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Dallas Teenager Dies From Flu

Dallas County Health and Human Services has confirmed that a 17-year-old Dallas County resident’s death was flu-related.

04/04/2014

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Frisco Police Community Rallies To Help Sick Officer

The Frisco police community is rallying to raise funds for a nine-year Frisco PD veteran who is fighting H1N1.

03/09/2014

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3 More Dead From H1N1

This year’s dangerous strain of the flu has claimed more North Texas lives in the past week.

02/21/2014

Denton resident Toya Norman. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Denton Woman In Coma Dies From H1N1

A Denton woman that was in a medically induced coma for over a month, diagnosed with H1N1, died Friday night.

02/08/2014

North Texas mother and grandmother Stacey Parker died from the flu. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Family Warning Others After Wife & Mother Loses Flu Battle

A North Texas mother of three has died from the flu. Now her family is sharing their traumatic experience and encouraging others to take this year’s dangerous strain of influenza seriously.

CBSDFW.COM–01/27/2014

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Tarrant County Confirms Sixth Flu-Related Death

The Tarrant County Health Department confirmed a sixth flu-related death in the county Tuesday.

01/21/2014

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