Did You Use One Of These Excuses? I Sure Hope NotIt's not only the holiday season -- it's the start of the flu season. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains why you should be immunized, and why the reasons some people avoid the vaccine simply aren't true.
FluMist Shortage Means More Will Get Flu Shots This YearPediatricians are warning they may not be able to offer FluMist this year to all of their young patients. The good news: there is plenty of the vaccine available in shot form.
Health Experts: This Year's Flu Vaccine Better Than Last Year'sFlu season is quickly approaching and health officials are optimistic that this year's flu vaccine will be more effective than last year's. But they also warn that influenza can be unpredictable.
Flu Season Returns With A Vengeance In ColoradoAt least 100 people have been hospitalized with H3N2 in Colorado in the the past few weeks.
Was Your Flu Shot A Waste Of Time This Year?There are alerts today from the Centers for Disease Control about this year’s flu season. First, the season may be severe. Second, this year’s flu vaccine is not protecting people from the most common strain circulating through the country. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida has more on what could be a rough winter.
Flu Season Underway In Colorado, Some Patients HospitalizedThe flu season is underway in Colorado with 14 people hospitalized across the state.
Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors PredictAlthough concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.
It's Not Too Late To Get The Flu ShotThe number of people hospitalized for the flu keeps growing but health experts said it's not too late to protect yourself and get a flu shot.
Are You Going To Roll The Dice Of Illness?Flu season is just around the corner, and we're being told now is the time to get vaccinated. But fewer that half of adults get a flu vaccine. Why? CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains the myths that may leave you sicker than a dog.
How's That Flu Shot Working For You?You can't help missing the reports: there is flu everywhere in Colorado. And you really can't avoid knowing about the flu if you or a loved one have gotten nailed with this nasty bug.
It's Here ...Feeling great one minute ... then sick as a dog the next. As expected, flu cases are hitting the Front Range. But so are a number of flu-like illnesses. As Dr. Dave Hnida reports, is it a bug that looks like flu, or is this year's shot not covering what's out there?
Brutal Flu Season Just Beginning In ColoradoDoctors across the U.S. are warning this could be a brutal flu season. Already 52 people across Colorado have been hospitalized for the flu.