Health & Wellness

This flu season is the longest in a decade, CDC says

There have been 21 weeks of elevated flu activity reported in the United States during the 2018-19 flu season, based on data from the weekly flu report released Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Are you protected from measles? It may depend on when you were born

Nearly two decades after measles was declared eliminated in the US, the country and the globe have seen an upsurge of cases -- including adults who thought they were protected by the vaccine. Now, some are questioning whether they are properly vaccinated and whether they are still at risk for getting measles.

Three last wishes

Having a loved one, or a patient, die in a hospital’s intensive care unit is painful and stressful to families and caregivers. The Three Wishes program made one man’s end of life a little less painful for his wife.