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DHEC in the News: Focus On The Flu

Here’s a look at health and environmental news from around South Carolina.

Good Question: Is it too late to get a flu shot?

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WACH) – Nine deaths in just one week. 419 more words



The “Great War” also brings America’s worst epidemic to Nyack and Rockland County…

It’s mid-January 2018, and I’ve spent most of the past week suffering with this year’s particularly nasty Flu giving me plenty of time between coughing, shivering and yes, sleeping to consider the even more severe outbreak a century ago in a chaotic time that even makes our current events pale in terms of apparent madness all around. 1,227 more words


Why sneezing may make you worse

In flu times sneezing may be one of the first symptoms appearing before you realize that you have influenza. In that case, it may make you worse in this way: 370 more words

Health experts say you can catch the flu 'just by breathing'

WASHINGTON, D.C.– We are nearing the peak of flu season and right now 49 states are reporting a widespread outbreak. Even more alarming, health experts say you can catch the flu just by breathing! 109 more words


What to do when you get the flu

This is a first draft, published because of the urgency of the situation.

1. Identifying the flu

It is very probable that you have the Aussie flue if you have this… 964 more words

Time for Paid Sick Leave

The advocacy group Family Values @ Work writes to support the Healthy Families Act.

Published: January 21, 2018 at 05:30AM

Opinion By Unknown Author

from NYT Opinion… 62 more words


A Dose of Unhealthy Perspective

Well now… hasn’t this been quite the week?

Last Sunday my husband and I sat down to discuss the upcoming week’s schedule. We usually do this in passing or in the car- not a designated moment. 573 more words