FRIDAY, Jan. 12, 2018 -- The worst flu season in years is only getting worse, with 49 states now seeing widespread misery, U.S. health officials report.
"Flu is everywhere in the U.S. right now," Dr. Daniel Jernigan, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's influenza division, said during a media briefing Friday. On a map of the United States tracking flu activity, "this is the first year that we have had the entire continental U.S. be the same color," he noted.
THURSDAY, Dec. 7, 2017 -- When parents bring a premature baby home from the hospital, it's the dads who feel the most stress, a new study finds.
"Dad goes from a situation where the baby and mom are cared for by experts in the hospital to having to simultaneously care for his baby, partner and work. He is supposed to be the 'rock' for his partner but the stress can really set in," said study lead author Dr. Craig Garfield.