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Kobi Pickett high school student dies

Teen With Flu Dies After Passing Out In Shower And Falling Through Glass Door

15-year-old Kobi Pickett, a sophomore at Memorial High School, is described as an aspiring artist who was caring and nurturing by friends.

01/14/2015

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Here’s How To Keep Healthy This Flu Season

There are some simple and effective strategies to keep healthy this flu season.

10/22/2014

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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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CDC Recommending Vaccination To Combat Seasonal Flu

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending people get immunized as soon as vaccines are available for the upcoming flu season.

09/26/2014

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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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CDC: Antibiotics May Have Been Wrongly Prescribed For Influenza

New study finds doctors may be giving inappropriate treatments to patients with flu virus.

07/23/2014

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Rate Of Flu Vaccination Among Adults Lagging Behind Children

More children than ever are being vaccinated for the flu, but adults have a way to go.

10/07/2013

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Good Question: When Is The Best Time To Get The Flu Shot?

Every flu season is different, but it typically begins in early October and November and peaks in December, January or February.

09/18/2013

Beauty And Wellness Wednesdays: Staying Healthy During Flu Season

During flu season, we all work hard to maintain our health and keep the flu at bay. The staggering numbers of flu cases provide little comfort in our quest to stay flu-free.

01/22/2013

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New Flu Strain Spreading From Pigs At County Fairs

Livestock exhibits are a popular part of farm country fairs, but they’re coming with a warning this year: Don’t pet the pigs. And wash your hands well after exhibiting swine.

08/14/2012

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