flu http://kuow.org en Flu Strikes Younger Adults Hard This Year http://kuow.org/post/flu-strikes-younger-adults-hard-year This year's flu season is hitting younger and middle-aged adults unusually hard, federal health officials say.<p>More than 60 percent of flu patients who ended up in the hospital this year have been between the ages of 18 and 64. The proportion of young people among the hospitalized is much higher than usual, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Thu, 20 Feb 2014 18:28:14 +0000 Rob Stein 29128 at http://kuow.org Flu Strikes Younger Adults Hard This Year Feeling Sick? Flu Season Is In Full Swing http://kuow.org/post/feeling-sick-flu-season-full-swing <p>Marcie Sillman&nbsp;hears from Dr. Jeffrey Duchin, chief of communicable disease epidemiology and immunization for Public Health in Seattle and King County, about this year's flu season.</p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 22:50:16 +0000 Marcie Sillman & Christine Streich 26615 at http://kuow.org Feeling Sick? Flu Season Is In Full Swing Flu Season Arrives In Northwest, Bringing New Cases Of H1N1 http://kuow.org/post/flu-season-arrives-northwest-bringing-new-cases-h1n1 <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2014/01/010313JR_NWFlu_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>The latest figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show Washington, Oregon and Idaho are among 25 states now facing widespread cases of the flu.<p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 15:36:33 +0000 Jessica Robinson 26581 at http://kuow.org Flu Season Arrives In Northwest, Bringing New Cases Of H1N1 Flu Season Has Arrived; Here's What You Need To Know http://kuow.org/post/flu-season-has-arrived-heres-what-you-need-know <div><p>Producer Andy Hurst talked with <a href="https://www.virginiamason.org/body.cfm?id=1175&amp;action=detail&amp;ref=703">Dr. Paul Kassab</a>,&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">primary care physician at Virginia Mason Medical Center, about the arrival of influenza season and flu prevention.</span> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 23:16:46 +0000 Andy Hurst 23030 at http://kuow.org Flu Season Has Arrived; Here's What You Need To Know What Should Sally Jewell Do As Interior Secretary? http://kuow.org/post/what-should-sally-jewell-do-interior-secretary <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">President Obama has nominated REI executive Sally Jewell for Secretary of the Interior.&nbsp; What should she focus on if she is confirmed?&nbsp; How should she manage the vast public lands that would be in her portfolio? We talk with local experts and conservationists. Join the discussion by emailing weekday@kuow.org.</span></p><p> Thu, 07 Feb 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Steve Scher 7823 at http://kuow.org What Should Sally Jewell Do As Interior Secretary? Janitors And Secretaries More Prone To Flu Symptoms http://kuow.org/post/janitors-and-secretaries-more-prone-flu-symptoms <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Here’s another reason why it’s tough being a janitor: In a recent survey, people who clean work places are more prone to the flu.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 21 Nov 2012 15:51:28 +0000 Ruby de Luna 3943 at http://kuow.org Janitors And Secretaries More Prone To Flu Symptoms