Shots Only This Flu Season, Nasal Spray IneffectiveIt's about a week into fall and just days away from flu season, which is considered October to May. Health officials say now is the time to get immunized.
Sorry Kids, No Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine This Year, It's Back To The ShotIt's time for flu immunizations, but there is some bad news for kids. The nasal spray vaccination looks like it doesn't work as well as thought, so now the American Academy of Pediatrics says it's back to the traditional flu shot for protection.
The Nose Doesn't Know -- You Now Need The ShotA nasal flu vaccine seemed easy, painless, and effective. But new research shows that yes, it's easy and painless...yet it is NOT effective. Be prepared to roll up that sleeve to prevent influenza.
Germs At 38,000 Feet: How To Stay Healthy When Flying This Holiday (Or Any Other Time)If you're traveling by air this Thanksgiving, CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida has some tips to stay healthy as you fly the seemingly germ-filled skies.
Free Flu Shots Given In Union Station Courtesy Of New Health Care AppHundreds of people lined up outside Union Station in downtown Denver and rolled up their sleeves for a free flu shot. It was all courtesy of a new app-based mobile health care provider that brings medical care right to you.
Colorado Flu Outbreak Could Be Turning A CornerCases of influenza in Colorado could be on the decline after there were fewer reported cases of the flu last week than the previous week.
There's Still More To Come During This Nasty Flu SeasonThe latest numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show influenza is now widespread in 43 states -- up from 36 states the previous week. That includes Colorado.
Loveland Toddler Who Died From Flu A Wake-Up Call For ParentsAn 18-month-old girl from Loveland has died from influenza.
Spike In Serious Flu Cases In Larimer County Indicates Statewide TrendIn Larimer County 23 people have been hospitalized with influenza since October, marking what health officials call a huge spike in serious illness caused by the virus.
1,000 Free Flu Shots Given Out Courtesy Of Volunteers Of AmericaSafeway and Volunteers of America teamed up over the weekend to give 1,000 flu shots for free.
Gov. Hickenlooper Gets His New FDA-Approved Needle-Free Flu ShotFlu season is just around the corner and Gov. John Hickenlooper got his flu shot on Monday, but he barely felt it. The governor's vaccine was injected without a needle.
Who's Afraid Of The Big, Bad Flu Shot?Any new germ that kills more then 30,000 Americans would have citizens in a panic. Yet there is a disease that harms that many -- but has a surefire prevention -- yet that prevention gets ignored by millions of people. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains that less than half of the people who should get flu immunizations don't ... and offers tips and options that hopefully will change your mind.