Yoko Ono Did NOT Have A Stroke, Released From Hospital For The Flu

Yoko Ono has returned home after being rushed to a nearby hospital for the flu, and she is now “running about as usual,” tweeted her 40-year-old son Sean Lennon. Lennon took to Twitter on Saturday to thank everyone who showed…

2015 Flu Season: New Vaccine to Work Better Than Last Year’s

The 2015 flu season doesn’t officially start until October, and that’s why doctors recommend people get vaccinated now. Those who got vaccinated last year and still got sick, take heed. The vaccine for the 2015 flu season is said to…

Flu Symptoms: How Do You Know If You’re Sick?

You might think that it’s pretty easy to tell if you’re sick or not, but it could be difficult to determine exactly what is wrong with you. It’s flu season, and many people have already dealt with the nasty, winter…

Flu Symptoms Already Showing Up, Get Vaccinated Now

It’s about that time of the year again when flu symptoms start to appear in people all over the country. One way to prevent such a fate is to get the flu vaccine, but doctors say that it might not…

Uber Thinks You Might Want a Flu Shot with Your Ride

Part promotional effort, part PR corrective maneuver, and part desire to do something good – Uber is giving out free flu shots right now. If you live in Boston, New York, or Washington D.C., Uber will coordinate a flu shot…

Flu Shots: The Pros And Cons Of The Vaccine

It’s flu season, the time of year when sneezes, coughs and fevers seem almost inevitable. One of the ways you can try to avoid catching the flu is by getting an annual flu shot. Some doctors insist that flu shots…

Flu Shots And Ebola: Guess Which One Americans Should Be More Concerned About?

If you haven’t gotten your flu shot yet, there’s something you should be more terrified of than a certain other virus that you keep hearing about on the news. This year tens of thousands of Americans will die from a…

Flu Shots Are Now Available, But Why Aren’t Americans Interested?

Yesterday marked the first official day of the Fall season. What you may not know is that something else significant began this week: Flu shots. That’s right, it’s the time of year when you roll up your sleeve and get…

Flu Shots: The Time To Get One Is NOW

As dropping temperatures and crazy weather stories increase, we must face the reality that winter weather is coming. While you may be preparing or have already prepared for the bad weather to come, you have let your guard down about…

Zinc Supplements Studied For The Common Cold

Although Americans are hit with 1 billion colds each year, most view it as some invisible enemy to which they’ll inevitably succumb. We wait until the running nose and sore throat symptoms set in and then head to our local…

Cold Remedies: Natural Ways to Fight the Seasonal Bug

Over-the-counter drugs are great but are also known to have a lot of associated side effects. According to a report done by Health.com, Dr. David Leopold, MD, mentioned how natural remedies look slightly more promising. “I believe that most of…

U.S. is Experiencing an Average Flu Season

The weather is cold across much of the U.S. and the flu season is now nearing its peak. A new poll out this week from Gallup shows that 2.8% of American adults in December reported being sick with the flu…

Flu Running Rampant; Blamed For Multiple Deaths

The flu virus is causing widespread panic again this year, with the largest outbreak since the H1N1 “swine flu” pandemic that swept through the U.S. in 2009. Several deaths have already been reported nationwide this season, with 4 dead in…

Flu Widespread – And Expanding Like Wildfire

The H1N1 flu started with just two states that were seeing widespread symptoms. Texas is one, and apparently the source of where this flu seems to have begun its wrath. Last week – the flu epidemic had spread to 10…

Flu Symptoms Suggest Mysterious Virus To Blame

What began with a dozen Las Vegas guests feeling a little under the weather has ballooned into concerns about the possibility of a contagious stomach virus being spread. At this point there are over a hundred presumed cases of infected…

Study Suggests Staggered National Flu Vaccinations For China

A new study from a combined team of American and Chinese scientists is suggesting that China implement a new national flu vaccine strategy. The paper, published today in the journal PLOS Medicine, states that China should use a staggered flu…

Flu Vaccinations Are Up, But Not Enough

While the days are getting a little shorter and cooler, there’s something lurking around the corner that takes away from the fall bliss–flu season. Flu shots are now available at many medical offices and pharmacies, and during a news conference…

Universal Flu Vaccine Closer After 2009 Pandemic

Each year, researchers work to discover new strains of influenza and develop a new vaccine. The procedure is costly and time consuming, which is why scientists for years now have been working to develop a universal flu vaccine. Now, researchers…

Flu Scare Leads to Public Health Emergency in Boston

Botson Mayor Thomas Menino this week declared a public health emergency in Boston due to what could become one of the worst flu seasons in nearly a decade. Earlier this week, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned…

Flu Season is Picking Up in the U.S.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has warned that Influenza activity is increasing across most of the U.S. “Reports of influenza-like-illness (ILI) are nearing what have been peak levels during moderately severe seasons,” said Dr. Joe Bresee,…