Tag: the flu

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

Staying Healthy During Cold and Flu Season...

Flu season typically starts in October and can last through May. It usually peaks in the colder winter months of...

January 12, 2016

CDC: Flu Hits Epidemic Level; Tips for...

The CDC’s assessment of an "epidemic" flu level is based on reports of high rates of “influenza-like illness” from Florida...

January 5, 2015

CDC: Chance of Severe Flu Season, Toy...

The 2014-2015 flu season could be “severe,” and much of the influenza virus already in circulation has mutated and is...

December 5, 2014

5 Myths About the Flu

Every year in the U.S. about 200,000 people are hospitalized and up to 36,000 die because of complications from the...

October 22, 2014

Good Hygiene is Best Protection Against 'Enteroviruses'

The Florida Department of Health is advising parents, childcare workers and healthcare professionals to be vigilant for respiratory illnesses, including...

October 8, 2014

Flu Hitting More Younger Adults, Middle-Aged, CDC...

An estimated 60 percent of U.S. deaths from influenza this season were in people 24 to 64 years old, compared...

February 21, 2014

With an Early Start, Flu Season Coming...

U.S. health officials say this flu season started earlier and is gaining strength, prompting more Americans to get their flu...

January 11, 2013

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Rushed from Panama to Miami Cardiac...

Gabriel Paolo, 75, a retired chemist who worked for years in pharmaceuticals, was still very active with side businesses and enjoying the company of his...