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Visitor Restrictions in Place at Bozeman Deaconess Hospital
Visitor restrictions are in effect at Bozeman Deaconess Hospital due to the influenza virus.
The hospital asks that children under the age of 18 do not to visit the hospital, because they are most susceptible to this virus. However, children are allowed in physician clinics on the Highland Health Par…
Newborns May Be In Risk Of Spreading Deadly Disease (VIDEO)
Everyone seems to be talking about this year's flu numbers, but there is another sickness that is raising concern among newborns.   RSV, or respiratory syncytial virus, attacks the lungs. Each year RSV causes up to 125,000 hospitalizations and more than 200 deaths in babies under age …
5 Helpful Tips to Avoid Catching the Flu
Unless you’ve been hiding out under the covers shivering, nursing a fever and clutching your achy bones, you probably know this has been a brutal flu season.
What you may not know is there are measures you can take to avoid the flu -- and most of them are pretty darned simple. So, wha…
Brace Yourself, the Flu Season Memes Are Here
It's that time of year, when you give everybody who coughs on the train a dirty look and tie your hands to your waist with elastic to keep from accidentally touching your face until you've had a chance to wash them under soap and water for at least three minutes. That's righ…
FDA Says Flu Injector Devices Not Approved as Vaccines
Flu vaccines have always been dreaded by those who hate shots, but this year a company called PharmaJet introduced a device that uses “a high-pressure steam of liquid to pierce the skin and deliver the vaccine.” The needle-phobics rejoiced.
But now the FDA is saying, Not s…