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Stuff talked about on Kelly McKay's show.

Flu Myths and Facts

Since it's the start of flu season here are some myths and facts about getting the flu and the flu shot here. Read more...

It's Flu Shot Season!

It may seem a little early but the CDC says everyone age 6 months and up should get a flu shot by at least October.  Here's some helpful info for you so you can consider it.  Read more...

Avoiding The Flu While Pregnant

No one wants to get sick but the research now shows that the flu can cause mental illness in childen exposed to the flu in utero. Here's why. Read more...

Flu Facts & Myths

The CDC reports that there have been twenty pediatric flu-related deaths since flu season began. Oddly enough, they do not track adult flu-related deaths. The flu kills around 36,000 people per year in the United States. Dr. Sanjay Gupta says that most of the people who die from the flu already have underlying illnesses or a weakened immune system. Most people can survive the flu by getting plenty of fluids and rest, but there's one definite sign that things have taken a turn for the worst. Read more...

Researchers Use Vomiting Dummy

Scientists have the benefit of learning how the Norovirus bug spreads when a person tosses their cookies, by using a vomiting dummy. It is an fascinating study, but the video is far more interesting. Read more...