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Northern Colorado Sees Rise in Flu Cases

This year's flu season is claiming the health of a rising number of residents in Larimer County and across Colorado.

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Influenza Forces Banner Health to Restrict Visitors in Fort Collins, Greeley, and Loveland

The flu has forced Banner Health to put restrictions on visitors at all of its hospitals, including NCMC, McKee Medical Center, & Fort Collins Medical Center.

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RadioMD: What Illness Does Mollie Kendrick Have?

Nearly half the on air staff here at the radio station is out sick today, including me. I'm not really sure what I have, though, so I thought perhaps you could help me out by playing a game of RadioMD.

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Foods That Help Battle the Flu

The flu is definitely running rampant right now, and Larimer County has been one of the hardest hit counties in not only Colorado but also the nation...

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Top 5 Movies To Watch When You Are Sick- Derek’s Picks [VIDEOS]

Feeling a bit under the weather? Relax and watch these while you recuperate!

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OneRepublic Perform Hand Washing Song on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

The flu is spreading like crazy across the country this winter, but don't worry — the gents from OneRepublic are here to keep you healthy. Ryan Tedder and company participated in a skit on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' in which they sang a 'Hand Washing Song' to encourage people to wash their hands for the full recommended time of 20 seconds.

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5 Helpful Tips to Avoid Catching the Flu

Unless you’ve been hiding out under the covers shivering, nursing a fever and clutching your achy bones, you probably know this has been a brutal flu season.

What you may not know is there are measures you can take to avoid the flu -- and most of them are pretty darned simple. So, what are they?

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Colorado Whooping Cough Worst In Over 6 Decades

Colorado is having the worst whopping cough season reportedly since 1948.

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Getting a Flu Shot? Don’t Forget Your Dog — Health Check [VIDEO]

It’s cold and flu season again. While that means many people will be getting flu shots, there’s one member of the family you may not realize needs one too: your dog.

The H3N8 virus, identified in 2004 and commonly known as “dog flu,” has sickened thousands of dogs in 38 states. Currently there are outbreaks in the New York metropolitan area and near San Antonio, Texas, with other states like Pennsylvania and Colorado reporting epidemics throughout the year, as well.

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Is It Flu or Cold? PVHS Holding Online Chat to Talk About Flu Virus

Flu season will be bearing down on us soon and  Poudre Valley Health System want to help you get more informed.  Tomorrow they will present special online chat about this year's flu outlook and what you can do to protect yourself and your family.

The chat will be held at tomorrow (Nov. 15th) at noon and feature Dr. Deric McIntosh, a physician at Foxtrail Family Medicine. What kind of topics will be covered?

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Americans Are Divided on Flu Shots — Survey of the Day

With flu season upon us, 46 percent of Americans have received a flu shot, whereas 47 percent said they have not and will not.

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Rihanna Has Flu, Still Set to Perfrom At Grammys

Rihanna is sick, but she is still expected to perform at tomorrow night’s Grammy Awards. Meanwhile, Cee Lo Green filled in for RiRi as a performer at a women’s cancer research fundraising event on Thursday night.

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