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How Bad Is this Year’s Flu Season, Really?

This year's flu has presented incredibly widespread activity, a high hospitalization, and a state of emergency in some regions. How did it get so bad?

Fall Reminder: Get Your Flu Shots!

The CDC estimates that about 40,000 people die annually from influenza and its related complications in the US, so getting a flu shot can literally be lifesaving...

Flu Season Is Back: Here’s What You Need to Know

Your best defense against influenza is a flu shot, but here are some things you might not know about the shot and other lines of defense against the flu...

Why Is This Year’s Flu Season So Bad?

This year is seeing a particularly severe outbreak in flu cases, causing the flu to reach an epidemic status. So why is 2017 such a bad year for influenza?

FluMist to Be Phased Out This Flu Season

FluMist is no longer cutting it as an effective flu vaccination, so what can you do to help your child better tolerate a flu shot? Here are some tips...

Could Super Bowl Fever Give You the Seasonal Flu?

Attending a Super Bowl party could have you suffering from body aches, fever, and a cough the following week. Learn why you're more likely to catch the flu...

Is a Universal Flu Vaccine on the Horizon?

Groundbreaking research may pave the way to a universal, single-use vaccine that can protect against a wider range of flu strains.

Here’s What You Need to Know About Avian Flu

Avian flu is in the news again with a recent outbreak in the United States in Canada. Don't panic - here's what you need to know to stay safe and healthy.

Is It a Cold or the Flu? How to Spot the...

Knowing what illness you have is important not only for ensuring that you take the right medication, but also for preventing possible complications.

Doctors Ask Flu Patients to Stay Home

MeMD physician assistant Jennifer McClendon was interviewed by ABC News about connecting with patients by computer.

East Tennessee flu patients can get diagnosed from home with ‘telemedicine’

Some doctors’ offices are now consulting patients over the phone and online - asking patients not to come into the office to avoid spreading the flu.

Got flu? More people connecting with their doctor online for treatment

With flu season kicking into high gear, many people looking to get medical care turn to the internet instead of dragging themselves to their doctor's office.

Treating the Flu Through Telemedicine

Since seeking care upon the onset of symptoms shortens the duration of the flu, many people have found ehealthcare to be a stress-free way to treat the flu.

Quiz: Do you have a Cold or the Flu?

Sometimes it's difficult to figure out if the bug you’ve got is a cold or the dreaded flu. Take our quiz to get a better idea of what might be ailing you.

Choosing the Right Medication to Treat Your Flu

Behold the cold and flu aisle, stocked with products that promise to ease congestion, fevers and sore throats - but which will be the most effective for you?

Quiz: Test Your Flu I.Q.

Influenza is a condition that affects young and old alike. But how much do you really know about the flu virus? Test your knowledge with this true or false quiz.

The 5 Diseases That Should Scare You More Than Ebola

While Ebola is a concern, it is unlikely to become widespread in the United States. On the other hand, these five diseases closer to home should trouble you.