Patient-to-Doctor Spread of Bird Flu Reported in China

Deadly H7N9 bird flu can, in certain situations, be transmitted person-to-person in hospitals.

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Babies Should Get Flu Shots, But Too Few Do, According to the CDC

Only about four out of 10 U.S. babies aged 6 months to 23 months are getting vaccinated against the flu.

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Most Bronchitis and Sinus Infections Don’t Need Antibiotics, CDC Says

Antibiotics are not needed for adults who have the common cold, bronchitis, sore throat, or sinus infections.

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Flu Season Off to Slow Start in the U.S.

Flu activity remains low in the United States, possibly due to the mild temperatures that have blanketed much of the nation.

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Reminder: Flu Activity Usually Peaks in January and February

It’s not too late to get a flu shot!

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Hospital Workers Less Likely to Have Had Flu Shot Than You Might Think

More than half of U.S. hospitals don’t require health care providers to get a seasonal flu shot, a new study finds.

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Vitamin D Won’t Help Prevent Colds in People with Asthma

If you have asthma, vitamin D supplements won’t protect you against colds, new research suggests.

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Why You Need to Get Your Flu Shot Right Now

While relatively few cases of flu have surfaced so far in the United States, health officials say the holiday season will likely change that.

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When to Worry About a Cough That Sticks Around

I’ve had a cough for weeks. Should I be worried?

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The Gross Thing That Happens When Someone Sneezes in a Room

The average human sneeze expels a high-velocity cloud that can contaminate a room in minutes.

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