Church officials are making provisions to make sure that parishioners stay healthy — from skipping the shared communion cup to encouraging fist bumps instead of handshakes.
A flu epidemic continues to hit the United States, according to newly released statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. For the week of January 6-12, 8.2 percent of all deaths were tied to influenza and pneumonia.
TV remotes. Cell phones. Keyboards. We all touch them…over and over…everyday. Flu germs can live on surfaces up to 48 hours
When it comes to avoiding the flu, doctors say getting the vaccine provides the most protection, but it’s not a guarantee. So many North Texans are looking for ways to boost their immune systems and say exercise is a secret weapon.
It’s an issue that plagues many parents. What to do with your sick child when you have to be at work?
The flu outbreak that’s sickened thousands of North Texans is an even greater threat to the very young and the elderly and that’s forcing operators of area Senior Living Centers to take special precautions.
Some medical waiting rooms are handing out masks to patients when they arrive. Some doctors are even recommending that healthy patients stay home until the flu outbreak is over.
A new shipment of the flu vaccine is going to be available Wednesday in Dallas County. The health department is set to receive 2,000 doses. But they are not for everybody.
Some hospitals in North Texas have instituted a strict new flu vaccine policy for employees. And while most employers are not requiring employees to be vaccinated, local economists say most businesses should be concerned about the flu outbreak.
They’re not on the level of hand-washing and flu vaccinations, but there are some foods that can boost your immunity to help you fight the flu.
Mother’s day out programs and day cares in North Texas are noticing a slight decrease in attendance as the flu season kicks into high gear.
A 6-year-old North Texas girl who died of the flu has been laid to rest. She is one of at least six children in Texas who have died from the flu.