This flu season is on record as being one of the worst in recent memory and worst since the 2009 swine flu pandemic. During the week of February 3, the flu resulted in deaths of another 10 children. The total of deaths during this flu season now sits at an alarming 63. According to a […]

Mariah Carey was rushed to the hospital earlier this morning.  According to TMZ, Mariah is getting pumped full of fluids and vitamins to fight off a nasty bout of the flu. We’re told she was so dehydrated and ill … her team made the call to get her emergency treatment. She started feeling bad after […]


  I don’t know WHERE this cold weather has come from the past two weeks. One thing I do know is that where there’s winter chill, there’s  a cold or flu a lurking! Exhibit 1: This weekend my 3 year old nephew asked to spend the night with his favorite auntie (me) and my 2 […]

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Flu season has arrived and the virus has spread to more that 40 states across the country. Dr. Jennifer Caudle, board-certified Family Medicine physician joined Roland Martin…

For kids who still need a flu shot can get a free one this weekend. The Houston Fire Department will have the care van out…

1) Be Careful With Cold Meds. Even though your first instinct might be to hit up the pharmacy, turns out, everyone reacts to nighttime medications differently. Some people may even have adverse reactions that keep them up instead of lulling them to sleep, like feeling jittery or anxious, or experiencing a rapid heartbeat. The decongestant […]


It’s effective, easy and takes just 20 seconds. By simply washing your hands you could prevent the transfer of germs that leads to colds, flu and pneumonia. Children trade even more germs than adults, so this is even more important for the young ones. Click below for more: Researcher Anna Bowen is with the Centers for […]

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Winter 2011 has definitely been a brutal one for us thus far.  It’s still hard to believe the official groundhog from Punxsatawny didn’t see his shadow and predicts spring is near.  “We don’t believe you!“