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Flu vaccination clinic opens in Lethbridge

It’s that time of the year again: flu season. The province kicked off its influenza vaccine campaign this week and on Tuesday, the first open public clinic in Lethbridge was held. 368 more words


Mom's powerful message after 12-year-old daughter dies from flu

On the way to the hospital, Pegy Lowery tried to keep her 12-year-old daughter, Piper, talking.

She knew Piper was sick with the flu, but she had no idea how serious it was until her daughter collapsed into her arms in the parking lot of Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital in Tacoma, Washington. 430 more words


"Fight Against the Flu:" There's only one option this year -- the flu shot

MILWAUKEE — With a quick poke of a needle, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and city officials put words into action Tuesday, October 25th as they marked the beginning of flu season. 339 more words


Uber visits Albany to provide flu fighting essentials

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Legislation to bring ride-sharing services to Upstate New York did not pass this year, but the Uber app was available for use in Albany to provide a different on-demand service. 129 more words


Trying to just be ill with a toddler around!

I am ill ;-(

Ok so im not dying or anything but I sure as hell feel rough. I have flu. Sore, itchy, watery eyes, a runny yet blocked at the same time nose (how is this even possible?!), achy body, constant sneezing. 1,129 more words

I got vaccinated against the seasonal influenza and most people should as well. Why risk fighting the full-blown flu when a simple shot can either stop it entirely or reduce the severity of the symptoms most of the time? 26 more words

Personal Opinions

Why Can't the Doc Fix My Kid's Cold?

Happy cold and flu season! How many times have you taken your child to the doctor and been told, “It’s just a virus. Rest, push fluids, and they’ll feel better in about 10 days”? 518 more words