How to get a doctor's appointment when everyone's sick
January 16, 2015, 2:28 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
You know you're not the only one who has the flu, but here's how to get on the schedule when you really need to.
Flu vaccine: Should your kids get the nasal spray?
September 22, 2014, 11:54 a.m. by Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
The nasal spray vaccine proved to be 50 percent more effective in kids ages 2 to 8, but if a nasal spray isn't available, the CDC encourages the typical injection vaccine.
'Uncontacted' Amazon people treated for flu
July 24, 2014, 11:15 a.m. by Megan Gannon, LiveScience
Past epidemics of malaria and the flu have devastated other tribes in the area as they lack immunity to such diseases.
Why researchers think Wikipedia can track the flu
April 18, 2014, 11:46 a.m. by Agata Blaszczak-Boxe, LiveScience
The new system was better at tracking and predicting influenza outbreaks than Google Flu Trends, but it still can't identify the actual motives someone looked up the flu in the first place.
Why Google's flu tracker missed the mark
March 14, 2014, 10:16 a.m. by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Experts say that Google's use of search terms to pinpoint flu trends demonstrated the challenges of using Big Data in unrefined, non-scientific ways.
Influenza hits middle-age, young adults hard
February 21, 2014, 9:07 a.m. by Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
The lower vaccination rate in this age group may be one reason for the unusually high number of hospitalizations and deaths, the CDC says.
The federal government will pay you $3,000 to get the flu
January 31, 2014, 1:50 p.m. by Melissa Breyer
The National Institutes of Health is looking for brave volunteers to have a live flu virus squirted up their noses.