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Health experts: Protect yourself this flu season

It starts with a cough, a sneeze or a simple headache, but ends with you bedridden fighting a miserable fever – it’s flu season. The virus is a common threat to the he ...

Reader Input: Treatment in ICU first-rate

I was recently in the Intensive Care Unit of Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital for nearly three weeks for treatment of complications caused by the flu. I wish to recognize the many IC ...

Flu vaccines not available at some Auburn locations

  AUBURN CA - Want a flu shot? On Monday, while pharmacy chains were continuing to advertise their availability, a check at CVS, Walgreen’s and Rite-Aid locations in A ...

Flu season strikes early and, in some places, hard

  NEW YORK (AP) — From the Rocky Mountains to New England, hospitals are swamped with people with flu symptoms. Some medical centers are turning away visitors or mak ...

Reader Input: Wishing all a sick-free year

Re: “Flu season arrives early,” Journal, Dec. 5: I think it is extremely important that this article is on the front page. The flu is very serious, especially to me, ...

Reader Input: Spread truth about the flu season

Yes, flu season is upon us (“Flu bug arrives early,” Journal, Dec. 5). And while I’m sure Dr. (Glenn) Barney is a great chiropractor, his information on the flu v ...

Flu season spurs Placer County vaccination drive

AUBURN CA - Placer County is back into flu season and means it’s also time for a flu shot, health officials are advising. “Everyone who is at least six months of age should get ...