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Hospitals easing flu season visitor restrictions

Hospitals easing flu season visitor restrictions

Hospitals that imposed visitation restrictions during flu season are starting to relax the policy.

March 14, 2014 6:00 pm
Bulls clamp down on NBA champion Heat

Bulls clamp down on NBA champion Heat

CHICAGO | If the Bulls and Miami Heat met, let's say on a New York playground, there would be more bodies flying than points scored.

March 09, 2014 6:15 pm Photos

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LaPorte health sites lift visitor restrictions; flu cases decline

LAPORTE | Because of the low number of flu cases locally and statewide, Indiana University Health has lifted visitor restrictions, effective immediately.

March 06, 2014 12:05 am
Indiana sees fewer flu-related death so far

Indiana sees fewer flu-related death so far

Flu-related deaths in Indiana are down compared to this time last year.

January 12, 2014 11:00 pm Photos

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Notre Dame beats Rutgers 29-16 in Pinstripe Bowl

Notre Dame beats Rutgers 29-16 in Pinstripe Bowl

NEW YORK | This nicely sums up Tommy Rees' Notre Dame career.

December 28, 2013 5:15 pm Photos

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Flu activity builds in Illinois

CHAMPAIGN | Public health officials say the flu is beginning to hit Illinois.

December 25, 2013 12:00 am
Knicks try to recover from illness, offensive woes vs. Pacers

Knicks try to recover from illness, offensive woes vs. Pacers

INDIANAPOLIS | A sick feeling is emanating through the New York Knicks.

May 12, 2013 7:00 pm
Flu season, weather may affect hospitalization rates

Flu season, weather may affect hospitalization rates

With a busier than usual flu season coming to a close, hospitals are emerging from peak occupancy times and preparing for spring.

March 04, 2013 12:00 am
CDC reports flu no longer widespread in Illinois

CDC reports flu no longer widespread in Illinois

The worst may be over for the flu season that hit earlier than expected this season. Influenza levels in Illinois are no longer "widespread," according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's most recent data.

February 28, 2013 12:00 am
Flu-related deaths reach 40 in Indiana

Flu-related deaths reach 40 in Indiana

Forty people in Indiana have died from flu-related illness this season, state health officials reported Wednesday.

January 23, 2013 12:00 am
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January 16, 2013 12:00 am
Flu fears restrict hospital visits

Flu fears restrict hospital visits

Four local hospitals are limiting visitor access to patients in a move to prevent the spread of the flu, an illness that continues to sicken the nation.

January 15, 2013 6:00 pm Photos

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Flu fears restrict hospital visits

Flu fears restrict hospital visits

A sign Tuesday tells visitors about restricted visitation because of the potential to spread the flu at Franciscan St. Anthony Health in Crown Point.

January 15, 2013 4:48 pm
Flu fears restrict hospital visits

Flu fears restrict hospital visits

Franciscan St. Anthony Health volunteer Dan O'Connell works Tuesday at the information desk at the hospital in Crown Point. A sign tells visitors about restricted visitation because of the potential of spreading the flu.

January 15, 2013 4:48 pm
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The Daily Fix

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January 15, 2013 12:00 am
Illinois flu cases climb; 27 deaths this season

Illinois flu cases climb; 27 deaths this season

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel receives a flu shot Friday from Dr. Julie Morita, director of immunizations at the Chicago Department of Public Health, at a North Side clinic in Chicago.

January 11, 2013 4:55 pm
Illinois flu cases climb; 27 deaths this season

Illinois flu cases climb; 27 deaths this season

CHICAGO | Illinois is among the 24 states across the nation hardest hit by the flu, but vaccine is still available in most locations, health officials said Friday as they urged people to get their shots.

January 11, 2013 4:30 pm
How to tell a cold from the flu

How to tell a cold from the flu

The common cold and flu are caused by different viruses but can have some similar symptoms, making them tough to tell apart. In general, the flu is worse and symptoms are more intense.

January 11, 2013 12:00 am

Flu to blame for 10 Indiana deaths

The flu is being blamed for 10 deaths in Indiana so far this season, according to data released Wednesday by the Indiana State Department of Health. 

January 09, 2013 8:45 pm
Chronic cough or cold could be COPD

Chronic cough or cold could be COPD

COPD, short for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is a serious lung disease that over time makes it hard to breathe.

December 14, 2012 9:00 am
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