Flu

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16 Flu Deaths Reported In NH In January

More than a dozen people died from the flu last month in New Hampshire, officials say.

02/05/2015

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Boston Sees Rise In Flu Cases

The number of flu cases are on the rise in Boston prompting health officials to urge the public to take basic precautions to avoid getting sick.

02/03/2015

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Study: Flu Vaccine May Be More Effective For Women

A study from Stanford School of Medicine found that the flu vaccine might be more effective for women than men.

01/09/2015

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Boston Man Dies From The Flu

The man, who was in his 20s, is the first death linked to influenza this season in Boston.

01/06/2015

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Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors Predict

Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.

10/22/2014

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Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should Know

Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.

09/12/2014

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Boston Reports Recent Spike In Flu Cases

Flu season may appear to be over, but flu cases are on the rise again in Boston, city health officials said on Thursday.

04/10/2014

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Young Adults Make Up Almost Half Of Boston Flu Cases This Season

Health officials say a low vaccination rate among people ages 18-44 makes them more susceptible to the flu.

02/21/2014

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Boston’s First Flu-Related Death Of Season Confirmed By Health Officials

The death of a Boston man in his sixties has been linked to influenza, city health officials announced on Friday.

01/10/2014

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How The Flu Affects The Heart

Getting the flu often just means a few days of feeling lousy, but for some, it can have dangerous effects on the heart.

01/07/2014

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