Numbers are already higher, and the flu season doesn't typically peak until the end of January.
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Flu Season Looks Worse Than Last Year In MassachusettsNumbers are already higher, and the flu season doesn't typically peak until the end of January.
Flu Season On Track To Be Worse Than Last YearFlu season is shaping up to be worse than last year in Massachusetts.
For Taunton Children Battling Rare Disease, Flu Season Is Life Or DeathFlu season is here, and for a Taunton family with two babies battling a rare disease, the months are particularly stressful. WBZ-TV's Juli McDonald reports.
HealthWatch: Bad Flu Season Ahead?; Reducing Wrinkles Without NeedlesHealth officials have said for the best protection against the flu you should get your flu shot within the next few weeks and researchers have developed a new way to reduce wrinkles
Study: Americans Making Themselves Sick Worrying About PoliticsA study has found Americans are making themselves sick worrying about politics. WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
Study: Hand Sanitizer Might Not Be Able To Kill All Traces Of GermsHand sanitizer may not be as effective as you think.
Infant Ibuprofen Recall ExpandedWBZ TV's Chris McKinnon reports.
Family Focus: Cold And Flu Season - What Works For Treating Kids?WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall talks to Liam Martin about what works and what doesn't.
CDC Panel Approves Use Of FluMist Vaccine - Is It Safe?Dr. Mallika Marshall weighs in on the new advisory concerning the FluMist vaccine.
Orange Juice Sales Are Surging As Americans Battle FluThe sales spike is the highest in nearly five years.
Spike In Flu Cases Prompts Hospital To Ask Children Not To Visit PatientsChildren under 13 years old cannot visit Winchester Hospital. WBZ-TV's Paul Burton reports.
Atlanta Researchers Developing New Vaccine PatchResearchers from Emery University and the Georgia Institute of Technology are developing a new way to deliver their annual flu vaccine. The patch they are creating uses microscopic needles that dissolve, intending that patient's will be able to self-administer vaccines with the press of a thumb. WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
CDC: Flu Now Widespread In 37 States, Including MassachusettsFlu season often peaks in February.
HealthWatch: Flu Activity On The Rise; New Way To Treat CavitiesWBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports flu activity and a new way to treat damaged teeth.
New Recommendations On How Long Ear Infections Should Be TreatedEar infections are incredibly common among young kids and many get them multiple times a year. WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
Allergy Season Coming Earlier Than UsualDespite the cool temperatures, signs of Spring are definitely in the air. WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
Can Antibiotics Do More Harm Than Good Treating Colds?It's that time of year when colds and coughs are becoming more prevalent, so make sure to use caution when taking antibiotics to treat them. WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
New Concern That Use Of Statins Could Reduce Effectiveness Of Flu ShotNew concerns that the use of statins make the flu shot less effective. Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
MSPCA Braces For Influx In Dangerous Dog Flu CasesVeterinarians at MSPCA-Angell Medical Center in Boston are preparing for more cases of a dangerous strain of dog flu that has been spread through the Midwest. WBZ-TV's Bill Shields reports.