Tag: influenza

As Flu Season Eases Up, Doctors Still...

Flu levels in the United States have peaked and are on the decline, according to the latest report issued Friday...

March 5, 2018

Flu Causing Heart Attack in Some Patients

Despite a difficult season, most people experiencing this year’s flu – body aches, cough, sore throat and congestion – feel...

February 15, 2018

Flu-Related Visits to Children’s Emergency Departments Increase...

The number of children with the flu or influenza-like illnesses who visited Miami-area emergency departments last week surged more than...

February 7, 2018

Flu Cases Rising at Emergency Rooms, Doctors’...

An active flu season is driving more patients to local emergency rooms and primary care offices for treatment, as Florida...

February 1, 2018

Back-to-School Tips: Cold & Flu Prevention

Flus, colds and ear infections are unwanted tag-alongs during the school year.

August 23, 2016

Roundup: IBM Watson Partnership to Advance Use...

IBM Watson Health is partnering with 16 health systems and companies globally, including Baptist Health South Florida, to advance the...

June 24, 2016

News Roundup: 1 in 5 Kids have...

One in five American children, or 21 percent, have unhealthy blood cholesterol levels, a condition that carries a higher risk...

December 11, 2015

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Roundup: Flu Season Readiness, FDA Crackdown...

CDC Urges People to Prepare for Flu Season to Avoid ‘Epidemic Levels’ In the United States, the typical flu season runs from October through May,...