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Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 1/09/2014 at 7:47AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Thursday: Sunny. High 31. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph. Thursday night: Partly cloudy skies this evening will become overcast overnight. Low 26. Winds light and variable. EVENT OF THE DAY: D.B. Rielly at Winegasm  Come join award-winning singer/songwriter D.B. Rielly at Winegasm at 9 p.m., where he will perform a wide-ranging collection of Americana [...]

Flu demands respect
Health Queens Courier Staff 1/27/2013 at 8:50AM

BY SCOTT BREIDBART, M.D. In the universe of infectious diseases, influenza, or flu, doesn’t usually gather interest. Ebola kills almost all infected people, isn’t in the United States, and had a best seller written about it. Tuberculosis, or consumption, is worldwide, continuously threatens to become immune to all treatments, and has killed many famous people, [...]

Street Talk: Did you get a flu shot?
Street Talk: Did you get a flu shot?
News Queens Courier Staff 1/22/2013 at 9:42AM

BY MAGGIE HAYES AND MELISSA CHAN Yes, because I work in a hospital and always end up getting one. Michael Caponsacco  No, I don’t like shots. Karen Skala No. But, to be honest, I should get one. I just don’t like needles. Geovanny Nolasco  No, because I don’t have health insurance. Michael Mandel Yes, I [...]

Flu Q&A: Symptoms and treatment
Flu Q&A: Symptoms and treatment
News Alexa Altman 1/19/2013 at 2:07PM

Not sure if that cough you’re battling is the flu or just your average cold? Here are a few symptoms that might indicate you’re fighting the flu. Symptoms of the flu can include the sudden onset of fever, chills, headache, and muscle aches, as well as a cough or sore throat. These symptoms are often similar to cold symptoms, but come on more [...]

Flu outbreak felt in Queens as Cuomo declares public health emergency
Flu outbreak felt in Queens as Cuomo declares public health emergency
Health Alexa Altman 1/15/2013 at 9:11AM

Two days after Christmas, Diane K. woke up with a bought of the flu. The 66-year-old Bayside resident, who preferred her last name not be used, fought off the viral infection’s high fever and aches over the next few days with Tamiflu and rest. But when it was announced that this season’s flu had reached [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 1/14/2013 at 7:27AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Overcast with a chance of rain. Fog early. High of 63. Winds from the West at 10 to 15 mph shifting to the NNW in the afternoon. Chance of rain 30%. Monday Night: Overcast with a chance of rain. Low of 36. Winds from the NNW at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30%. [...]