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H1n1 Flu

Deadly Flu Outbreak Reminds Doctors Of Swine Flu Pandemic

The Huffington Post | Ashley Woods | Posted 01.23.2014 | Health News

A flu outbreak targeting otherwise-healthy adults has medical experts pleading for the public to get vaccinated. Hospital workers in Ann Arbor, Mic...

Seasonal Flu Widespread In Nearly Half Of US

Reuters | Posted 03.05.2014 | Healthy Living

By Marina Lopes NEW YORK, Jan 3 (Reuters) - Nearly half of the United States is reporting widespread influenza activity, most of it a...

2009 'Swine Flu' Was 10 Times More Deadly Than Thought

Posted 01.27.2014 | Healthy Living

By Erinn Connor The number of deaths from the 2009 H1N1 flu pandemic may be up to 10 times higher than the World Health Organization's official cou...

17-Year-Old Develops Drug That Could Cure The Flu

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 09.25.2013 | Science

The old vinegar and baking soda volcano trick might have cut it at your high school science fair, but at the Google Science Fair one teenager took on ...

Roll Up Your Sleeves for Flu Season

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

The flu is not just a bad cold. If the fever, chills, cough, sore throat, congestion, muscle and body aches, headaches and fatigue weren't misery-making enough on their own, the illness can spark some nasty complications.

Internet Could Get Clogged During Flu Pandemic, Officials Warn

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

(REUTERS) But the Homeland Security Department accused the GAO of having unrealistic expectations of how the Internet could be managed if millions beg...

Swine Flu Vaccine Influx Arrives In Suburban Cook, But More Needed

Chicago Pubic Radio | Gabriel Spitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Suburban Cook County just got an influx of pandemic flu vaccine, but their supply still lags behind Chicago's....

Swine Flu Simulator: Japan's Human-Like Robot Sweats, Cries, Convulses (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

See video below Japan famous for robots that do everything from sing karaoke to care for grandparents, has got itself a swine flu simulator. The huma...

Swine Flu: State Of Emergency Declared In New York By Paterson

NBC New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Gov. David Paterson has declared a state of emergency because of the rise in swine flu cases. The executive order means that far more health ca...

Swine Flu Hitting 25-49-Year-Olds Hardest

Chicago Public Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois residents between the ages of 25 and 49 are being hit especially hard by the H1N1 virus....

Swine Flu Shots Revive a Debate About Vaccines | JENNIFER STEINHAUER | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

People who do not believe in vaccinating children have never had much sway over Leslie Wygant Arndt. She has studied the vaccine debate, she said, and...

Epidemic Of Fever Phobia: The Facts On Why Fever Is Your Friend

Dana Ullman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dana Ullman

A fever enables the body to increase its production of interferon, an important antiviral substance that is critical for fighting infection. Fever also increases white blood cell mobility and activity, which are instrumental factors in fighting infection.

Is that Cough Swine Flu? Don't Ask the CDC

Peter Christian Hall | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Peter Christian Hall

Reading about the microbial adventures of Sanjay Gupta and Anderson Cooper in Afghanistan has made me wonder if much of what we've been told about swine flu is reliable.

Swine Flu: 10 Best Gadgets To Protect Yourself From H1N1 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Some good news about the Swine Flu: * Swine flu isn't nearly as deadly as anybody originally thought. * But it's still nasty! So we've com...

Love in the Time of Swine Flu: A Story in Three Acts

Larry Brilliant, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Larry Brilliant, M.D.

"Epidemiologist gets swine flu" is not as catchy a news headline as "man bites dog" but it is cut from the same ironic cloth. My swine flu was not a lovable affair, it was not a joke, and it was not "mild."

The Ten Most Important Things to Know about the 2009 H1N1

Dr. Jon LaPook | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jon LaPook

We have been inundated with so much information about the 2009 H1N1 that it's hard to keep it all straight. Here's my top ten list of what's most important to know.

Swine Flu Death Toll In India Reaches 17

The Times of India | TIMESOFINDIA.COM 12 August 2009, 05:11pm IST | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PUNE: A 48-year-old driver died of swine flu Wednesday afternoon, as the Sassoon Hospital here registered the fifth death of the day from the H1N1 Swi...

Masturbation and Gay Sex Cause Swine Flu, Apparently

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

"Normal sexual union," though, is perfectly safe! Hurrah! Score another one for heteros!

Swine Flu Survival Kit: Consumer Reports Guidlines | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

As the U.S. prepares for a possible second wave of H1N1 or swine flu, as well as for the annual scourge of seasonal flu and colds, a new report from C...

Swine Flu: One Woman's Experience

Barbara Dehn | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Barbara Dehn

There's a pregnant woman in a local hospital right now on a ventilator, because her case of H1N1 was much more severe and she's fighting for her life.

Swine Flu Traced To 1918 Pandemic

The Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Swine flu penetrates deeper into the lungs and can inflict more damage than ordinary seasonal flu, scientists have found. The discovery could explain...

Swine Flu Tamiflu Resistance Found In Denmark

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Scientists have established the first case of the new H1N1 influenza strain showing resistance to Tamiflu, the main antiviral flu drug, Danish officia...

Infant Son Of First European Swine Flu Death Dies

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The family of the first person in Europe to die after being diagnosed with swine flu has suffered a double tragedy with the death of her baby....

Swine Flu: Calderon Popularity Soars From Flu Crisis

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Mexican President Felipe Calderon's handling of the swine flu story">H1N1 flu crisis in April and May boosted his popularity rating to a glowing 69 pe...

Swine Flu Reaction: Infomercials And Conspiracy Theories (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A couple of videos coming out of Iraq and Iran reveal a troubling reaction in the Middle East to the global H1N1 influenza epidemic, including anti-We...