Bugged by the flu or other ailments? Good nutrition protects and heals

Sanda Moldovan Special to Valley News As another flu epidemic tears through the U.S., the nation appears almost defenseless. From flu shots to healthy habits such as hand-washing and covering the mouth when coughing, no remedy is infallible. One of the best bets against getting the flu, according to experts, is eating healthier. Good nutrition, […]

Teen dies from flu-related complications

Teen dies from flu-related complications

Karen Ossenfort Special to the Vallley News Fallbrook High School graduate of 2017, Hunter Michael Conner, died Jan. 17, 2018, from complications of the flu. “Hunter was only 18 when he died, but he led a meaningful and purpose-driven life, full of joy, a thirst for learning, and a heart for those who were hurting,” […]

Seasonal influenza cause emergency medical services and hospital surges

RIVERSIDE – With ambulance service severely strained by an unprecedented number of flu-related visits to hospitals and emergency rooms, health officials in Riverside and San Bernardino counties are offering residents advice about the best ways to avoid the flu, when to call 911 and when to visit the emergency room. The Riverside County Emergency Medical […]

County resident dies from flu complications

RIVERSIDE – A flu-related illness claimed the life of a 33-year-old Riverside County man – the first county resident to die from the virus this year, health officials confirmed today. The county Department of Public Health said the man, whose identity was not released, died last week in a hospital in the Riverside metropolitan area. Along with the […]