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Protecting seniors from the flu

CLEAR LAKE, Iowa – The flu season is back and it’s stronger than ever across the Hawkeye state.

According to a recent report from the Iowa Department of Public Health, the number of Iowans hospitalized for flu like symptoms has more than doubled in recent weeks. 294 more words


Flu Vaccine Won't Protect You From Spreading Strain of Flu

Have you gotten the flu this year?

Even after getting your flu shot?

If so you are not alone.

A new strain of the flu is going around. 310 more words


Simply Breathe

Do you have the problem of snoring, or maybe even a partner snoring next to you, experienced a shortage of breath in a high-altitude environment, not been able to breathe because of the common cold, or if you or anyone you know is affected by asthma then you understand the importance of being able to take a nice deep breath. 297 more words

Flu season, early again, hitting hard in South and Midwest

NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say the flu is now hitting hard in parts of the country, especially the South and Midwest.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday reported cases were widespread in 29 states last week. 95 more words


20 Natural Remedies for Cold and Flu Season

It’s that time of year again. Cold and flu season. Coughs, sore throat, fever, chills and runny noses, no fun! Here are some great natural remedies that I’ve been using for years to combat illness, although I rarely get sick! 504 more words


More Reports Of Flu-Like Illnesses In Washington

SEATTLE (AP) — The state Health Department says the number of flu-like illnesses in Washington is slightly higher than at this time last year.

Health Department educator Michelle Harper says there have been no laboratory-confirmed flu deaths. 50 more words


Doctors Appointment on a Dreary Day

My doctors appointment was this morning and according to the doctor I am healthy as an ox even at my current weight of 189.4lbs! I did get a flu shot though since I have already been exposed to the flu through my brother so at this moment my arm is hurting and a tad bit numb. 90 more words