Will this year’s flu shot be better than the last?

Sept. 29, 2015—Bad news: The flu season is here. Good news: You can get protected. This year’s flu vaccine is expected to provide much better protection than last year’s did, according to a recent news conference held by the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID). Why this year’s vaccine should work better Health officials called Read more about Will this year’s flu shot be better than the last?[…]

Flu cases elevated in U.S., CDC urges prevention

Jan. 8, 2015—As of late December, about half the U.S. was experiencing high rates of influenza (flu), along with elevated numbers of hospitalizations and deaths due to the illness, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This elevated rate of flu is not unusual—it happens every year. Nevertheless, it is a cause Read more about Flu cases elevated in U.S., CDC urges prevention[…]