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Stomach Bug

Field Notes From the Front Lines of the Stomach Flu

Louise Storm | Posted 03.22.2016 | Parents
Louise Storm

It seems this season's stomach flu has been particularly widespread and vicious, at least in our house. Over the course of eight days, every one of my four young children, as well as my husband, succumbed to the tummy bug.

Waking Up Sick

Brandon Nappi | Posted 01.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Brandon Nappi

My first impulse is resistance. I'll simply pretend that the icy pulsing around the envelope of my stomach is not happening. It's 1:48 a.m. Maybe I'l...

When Sugar Was the Answer

Rachael Clarke | Posted 04.01.2015 | Parents
Rachael Clarke

"She isn't talking," he said. "She won't respond to anything I say." There was no color in her face. Her eyes looked clouded and distant.

How a Stomach Bug Made Me A Better Mom

Janie Porter | Posted 09.24.2014 | Parents
Janie Porter

Instead of seeing banana-smudged faces that needed a wipe, or food-spattered pajamas that needed a change, I saw them.

The Best And Worst Foods To Eat When You're Sick

Posted 02.15.2014 | Healthy Living

By Cindy Shih Even when you've done your best to fight off the winter blues and miserable flus, it's almost inevitable you'll get at least a mild s...

Bagged Salad Mix To Blame For Mysterious Stomach Bug Outbreak?

Posted 07.31.2013 | Healthy Living

Bagged salad is usually a healthy and convenient option for people on the go, but according to reports this week, prepackaged greens may be the culpri...

Mysterious Stomach Bug Spreads To At Least 7 States

Posted 07.30.2013 | Healthy Living

UPDATE (Jul. 30, 5.25 p.m.): Prepackaged salad mix may be the culprit behind the stomach bug outbreak that has left health officials scratching their...

13 Things You Should Know About The Stomach Flu

Posted 02.19.2012 | Healthy Living

By Anne Harding Ugh, what could be worse than a stomach bug? The vomiting, diarrhea, stomach cramps and more. Despite the fact that it's so comm...

CDC Study Shows Pool-Related Illnesses On The Rise

MIKE STOBBE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ATLANTA (AP) -- You might want to look before you leap into a public swimming pool this summer. A new government report shows one in eight public swi...