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January 3, 2020

Every flu season is unique. The 2019-2020 outbreak features more cases of influenza B, the viral strain that usually emerges later in the season. 

March 20, 2019

Much news of late has focused on the benefits that children realize from immunizations. There are important vaccines that older adults should be aware of, too.

March 6, 2019

Study found increased risk for depression, suicide in children whose mothers were hospitalized during pregnancy.

February 1, 2019

It's still flu season, and Washington state is also now facing a measles outbreak. 

January 22, 2019

Researchers are creating a citywide network to detect and track influenza.

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December 31, 2018

Flu season is underway, according to the Centers for Disease Control. The CDC monitors and analyzes several indicators that signal the start of the flu season.  Those criteria were met in the week ending Dec. 15. 

October 8, 2018

"Even if the flu vaccine works only half the time, it still means that you can protect half the kids in your family or your classroom,” Dr.

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September 19, 2018

After last year’s rough flu season, the Centers for Disease Control and doctors are recommending that people get their flu shots early. Dr.

April 4, 2018

Gift of San Francisco-based Open Philanthropy Project will help the Institute for Protein Design to create new proteins.

February 27, 2018

Usually that means I prepare a mug of tea, add a spoonful of honey kept solely for such occasions, and add a dash of lemon juice. This elixir, I've been told, will soothe my sore throat and coax my raspy voice back to normalcy.

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