Flu Season

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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.


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‘Alarming’ Flu Epidemic Escalates, Cedars Sinai Has Visitors Wear Surgical Masks To Slow Spread

In an effort to help quell Southern California’s flu epidemic, one local hospital is asking all visitors to wear surgical masks while in the building.



California’s Flu Crisis Getting Worse By The Day

The number of flu deaths across California have more than doubled since last week and hospitals are packed with patients.


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45 Californians Die Of Flu, Including 2 Babies, So Far This Season

California health officials say 45 people have died so far this flu season, including two babies.


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Feeling Under The Weather? You’re Not Alone

Doctors say many of the patients filling their offices are not usually suffering from the flu and should recover just fine.


Flu Death Toll Reaches 5 As Virus Spreads Through California

California health officials say flu activity is now widespread throughout the state, and one new death in people under 65 has been reported, bringing this season’s death toll to five people.


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Public Urged To Get Vaccinated After Spike In LA County Flu Cases

An increase in emergency room visits for the flu has led Los Angeles Health officials to urge all residents to get vaccinated.

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Herbal Pharmacist’s Tips On Staying Healthy Through Flu Season

Herbal pharmacist David Foreman, RPh, appeared on KCAL9 News on Saturday morning to discuss ways to prepare for flu season.


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The Best Time To Get A Flu Shot

Flu season is fast approaching, and a number of us may be wondering when we should take a trip to the doctor to get vaccinated.

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Flu Shots and Where To Get Them

Should I get a flu shot or not? Get the info here.

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4 Flu Cases Confirmed In LA County

Four flu cases have been confirmed this year in Los Angeles County, health officials said.

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Flu Kills 3 In Los Angeles County

County health officials say at least three people have died from flu in the past two weeks in Los Angeles County.