Flu

EAMC Restricting Visitors Who Have the Flu

East Alabama Medical Center Personnel not letting visitors in who have the flu. Due to the flu outbreak in Lee County, hospital officials said they have placed these restrictions for the health of their patients. They said people who have…

Researcher Says The 'Man Flu' Is Real

(CNN) - A Canadian researcher says "man flu" is real. "Man flu" is a term used to chide men, who are suspected of exaggerating their symptoms when sick from a cold or other minor illness. But according to research published…

It's True, there is a 'Man-Flu'

  In Your Health Minute, another study suggests the so called 'man-flu' might be real. Canadian scientists wanted to see if men are just wimps, or…

Is Your Family Getting a Flu Shot

    In Your Health News babies and toddlers with older siblings are at a higher risk of severe flu. A new British study found babies with…

Back to School Vaccines

The kids are back in school and they should have gotten all of their vaccines before heading into the classroom. “You can come in anytime for your well check. If your kid’s birthday is in March, you can come in…

Flu Vaccine Not as Effective

  The flu vaccine was less effect in the recent flu season. The elderly are hit hardest by the flu. They're much more likely to land in the hospital or die from the virus than other age groups. But, CDC…

Muscogee County students out sick

Muscogee County schools are experiencing a spike in student absence due to sickness. At River Road Elementary school, one fourth of the student population stayed home sick in addition to nearly 20% of the staff. The school…