Flu already hits Georgia, South Carolina in 2015

...Carolina has already seen four deaths from the flu this season and Georgia is leading the country with a low level of flu activity, officials said Tuesday. While...too early to say if this will be a severe flu season, getting vaccinated now against...

How to handle stress

...Rosch, president of the nonprofit American Institute of Stress. "There's no question that the incidence and severity of flus and colds is directly related to stress levels." Studies have repeatedly linked common illnesses with groups experiencing stress...

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CDC reports more health care workers getting flu shots

...made slight gains in getting their shots last flu season but still only about half of pregnant...the number of health care workers who get the flu vaccine increased from 75.2 percent in the 2013-14 flu season to 77.3 percent last season. That...

Augusta's Stand Down for Homelessness provides hope

...Stand Down for Homeless ness resource fair Friday to receive clothing, food and medical services ? such as dental exams and flu shots ? from 45 organizations, including 10 in attendance to help veterans.A citywide count in January found Augusta's...

Augusta veterans information briefing Nov. 20

...will take place at the Augusta VA's Uptown Division off Wrightsboro Road in the third floor Auditorium (Room 3B-111). It is an opportunity for veterans to learn about benefits they have earned. Flu shots will be available for veterans.

Flu is here but might not look like flu

...is because of an unusual presentation of flu is a matter of dispute, but doctors say...toward a protective effect from this year's flu shot even though it is not well-matched...circulating in Georgia and nationwide.Flu is definitely widespread in Georgia, which...

2 flu deaths near Savannah

...Department of Public Health has confirmed the flu-related deaths of two elderly women in...said Monday.These are the first confirmed flu-related deaths in the Coastal Health District...However, there have been five more confirmed flu-related deaths statewide. The Coastal...

Midwest dogs facing canine flu outbreak; owners urged to limit pets' contact with other dogs

MADISON, Wis. - A canine flu outbreak has sickened many dogs in the...neither canine strain is related to bird flu or is contagious to humans, but the H3N2...we're taking is, just like the human flu, everyone has to take the precaution for...

Hormel says bird flu outbreak will hurt turkey sales

...turkey this year because of a spreading bird flu outbreak.So far the virus has been found...be in order to stem the spread of avian flu. Most of the birds were in Minnesota...the highly contagious H5N2 strain of avian flu has been confirmed at 19 farms that are...

Dog flu reported in Georgia

ATHENS, Ga. -- The University of Georgia Veterinary Diagnostic Lab confirmed this week the strain of canine flu infecting thousands of dogs in the Midwest has reached Georgia. A strain of the virus -- H3N2 -- was detected in a dog from...