Thursday, February 27, 2014 4:00 pm
(BPT) - All across the country this winter Americans have braced themselves for one polar vortex after another and many regions are experiencing their coldest temperatures in more than 20 years. This undesirable weather is driving adults and children alike indoors, where viruses and germs are spreading like wildfire.
Saturday, February 8, 2014 12:00 am
American businesses don’t often put customer’s health before profits.
Friday, February 7, 2014 7:57 am
Dear Pharmacist: Everyone in my family gets sick. What can I do to help myself? — K.B., San Antonio
Sunday, January 26, 2014 10:00 pm
(Family Features) With cold and flu season upon us, it may be tempting to hibernate until the danger of red, puffy eyes and a stuffy nose disappears. Waiting for a cold or flu to run its course can truly feel like an eternity, especially when the symptoms have you looking as bad as you feel.
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 5:07 pm
In the past week, three additional people under the age of 65 have died of the flu in San Joaquin County, bringing the season’s total to four fatalities.
Friday, January 17, 2014 12:00 am
Seven additional people with the flu have been admitted to Intensive Care Units in hospitals across San Joaquin County in the last week, according to a report released Thursday by the Public Health Services Department.
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 12:00 am
Sacramento County Public Health has reported an increase in flu cases over the last two weeks and gone public with concerns about the return of swine flu.
Thursday, December 5, 2013 3:44 am
(NAPSI)—Nationwide, more than 12 million people have been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and it is estimated that as many as 12 million more have the symptoms but are unaware that they have the disease. There is no cure for COPD, and if left untreated, it can affect everyday life, making it harder for people to do the things they enjoy. With early diagnosis and proper treatment, however, COPD can be managed, enabling people to stay active and feel better.
Thursday, November 21, 2013 12:20 pm
(NewsUSA) - It's that time of year. It starts as a tickle in your throat, a sneeze, a cough, until soon you're mouth feels stuffed with cotton, and you're going through tissues in Costco-size quantities. Welcome to the cold and flu season -- officially December through March -- and there is still no cure.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 12:00 am
San Joaquin County Public Health Services will provide free flu shots at two community sites in Stockton from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday.
Saturday, September 28, 2013 12:00 am
This year’s Sacramento County flu clinic available to those over six months of age without health insurance will be held in Iselton next month.
Friday, September 13, 2013 12:00 am
The first 50 people to attend Lodi Health’s Fall Into Health event will receive free flu shots.
Wednesday, January 9, 2013 12:00 am
Influenza activity continues to increase in the United States, and most of the country — including San Joaquin County — is now experiencing influenza-like illness, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's latest report.
Thursday, October 18, 2012 12:00 am
San Joaquin County Public Health Services will provide seasonal influenza vaccinations free of charge on Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., or until supplies run out, at the flea market at the Lodi Grape Festival Grounds, 413 E. Lockeford St., Lodi.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 12:00 am
Seasonal flu shots are now available through Lodi Memorial Hospital as well as through San Joaquin County.
Saturday, October 6, 2012 12:00 am
Sutter Care at Home will be providing flu and pneumonia vaccinations at the Galt Supermarket, 814 A St., from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today.
Monday, March 19, 2012 12:00 am
Dear Jennifer: I live in Lodi, but see a doctor in Sacramento County since that's where I work. I went to see him last month and was stunned he was wearing a mask. Since I was too embarrassed to ask why, I thought you might know the answer.
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 12:00 am
Tokay Tigers point guard Trevor Mabalon’s game-winning shot dropped through the hoop before a screaming, standing-room only crowd. That shocking 53-51 upset victory over rival Lodi in The Jungle at Tokay High School on Jan. 25 marked a turning point — for the Flames.
It left Lodi humiliated and “angry and embarrassed,” according to senior center Brandon Michelucci.
At the time, Lodi Flames coach Dave Nutting said his squad needed to learn how to tune out the electric atmosphere surrounding his playoff-caliber club in big games.
Saturday, February 11, 2012 12:00 am
In front of an electric home crowd, the Chavez Titans delivered
their message, loud and clear: Move over Lodi Flames, make an extra
spot at the top.
Saturday, January 28, 2012 12:00 am
Coach Carl Wilkerson and the rest of the Elliot Eagles varsity
boys basketball team made a promise: We’re not going to lose
Monday, December 19, 2011 12:00 am
Dear Jennifer: Where can I get a free flu
Tuesday, October 11, 2011 12:00 am
Flu shots for the 2011-12 flu season are now available through
San Joaquin County Public Health Services and Lodi Memorial
Hospital. San Joaquin County Public Health Officer Dr. Karen Furst
said the vaccine is safe, effective and readily available.
Friday, September 9, 2011 12:00 am
Tonight's matchup between Tokay and Weston Ranch will be the
fourth installment of the friendly non-league rivalry between Tiger
head coach Louis Franklin and his good pal on the opposite
sideline, Cougar head coach and Tokay alumnus Mike Hale.
Friday, January 7, 2011 6:10 am
The flu vaccine will be available for Lodi Unified staff,
students, their families and other residents at a clinic next week.
The vaccine is free, but available only on a first-come,
Friday, November 12, 2010 1:33 pm
It seems that I am prone to minor setbacks. These past few days,
for example, I’ve been knocked flat on my butt by a flu that’s been
going around, rendering me unfit to go out in public — much less
sit in a movie theater for two hours, half-blind from NyQuil abuse,
as all manner of improbably colored fluids are expelled from my
every orifice. (Although I’ve been seeing most of my movies in
Stockton these days, and such a spectacle is kinda par for the
course down there.)
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