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  • How to fight the flu in your office

    How to fight the flu in your office

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 6:08 AM EST2018-02-07 11:08:48 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 9:39 AM EST2018-02-14 14:39:47 GMT
    Office settings can become a breeding ground for disease if workers do not take everyday preventive measures to stop the spread of germs. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Office settings can become a breeding ground for disease if workers do not take everyday preventive measures to stop the spread of germs. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    According to health officials, this flu season has been one of the most widespread on record in the continental U.S. and it looks like it won't be letting up anytime soon. Office settings can become a breeding ground for disease if workers do not take everyday preventive measures to stop the spread of germs.

    According to health officials, this flu season has been one of the most widespread on record in the continental U.S. and it looks like it won't be letting up anytime soon. Office settings can become a breeding ground for disease if workers do not take everyday preventive measures to stop the spread of germs.

  • Knowing the difference between the common cold and flu

    Knowing the difference between the common cold and flu

    (Source: KWES)(Source: KWES)

    The holiday season is coming to an end but one season isn't, it's flu season. The Texas Department of State Health Services reports hospital labs across the state have an seen an increase in patient visits that were due to influenza-like illnesses.

    The holiday season is coming to an end but one season isn't, it's flu season. The Texas Department of State Health Services reports hospital labs across the state have an seen an increase in patient visits that were due to influenza-like illnesses.

  • All natural flu and cold soothers

    All natural flu and cold soothers

    Just about everyone seems to be carrying around cough drops and tissues these days. Here are a few homemade remedies that can help you soothe that cough. 

    Just about everyone seems to be carrying around cough drops and tissues these days. Here are a few homemade remedies that can help you soothe that cough. 

  • Women may have better flu defenses

    Women may have better flu defenses

    When it comes to fending off the flu, women may have an advantage over men, new research suggests.

    When it comes to fending off the flu, women may have an advantage over men, new research suggests.

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    UPDATE: Body of missing Tucson man found, 2 suspects in custody

    UPDATE: Body of missing Tucson man found, 2 suspects in custody

    Friday, April 27 2018 1:24 AM EDT2018-04-27 05:24:57 GMT

    Police say an AutoZone on 13th Avenue and Irvington Road was the site of a troubling crime early Thursday morning. 

    Police say an AutoZone on 13th Avenue and Irvington Road was the site of a troubling crime early Thursday morning. 

  • ONLY ON KOLD: The worst road in Pima County and why you may be paying for it

    ONLY ON KOLD: The worst road in Pima County and why you may be paying for it

    Thursday, April 26 2018 10:45 PM EDT2018-04-27 02:45:47 GMT
    The five-mile stretch of Ruby Road near Arivaca was once called "the worst maintained" road in Pima County. The county has spent a lot of money to try to fix it. (Source: Tucson News Now)The five-mile stretch of Ruby Road near Arivaca was once called "the worst maintained" road in Pima County. The county has spent a lot of money to try to fix it. (Source: Tucson News Now)
    The five-mile stretch of Ruby Road near Arivaca was once called "the worst maintained" road in Pima County. The county has spent a lot of money to try to fix it. (Source: Tucson News Now)The five-mile stretch of Ruby Road near Arivaca was once called "the worst maintained" road in Pima County. The county has spent a lot of money to try to fix it. (Source: Tucson News Now)

    A five-mile stretch of Ruby Road near Arivaca was once called "the worst maintained" road in Pima County. The county has spent plenty to try to fix it but thinks someone else should be on the hook the next time.

    A five-mile stretch of Ruby Road near Arivaca was once called "the worst maintained" road in Pima County. The county has spent plenty to try to fix it but thinks someone else should be on the hook the next time.

  • Teachers say walk out will continue as long as needed

    Teachers say walk out will continue as long as needed

    Thursday, April 26 2018 11:18 PM EDT2018-04-27 03:18:21 GMT

    More than a thousand teachers, supporters and staff lined Broadway at Congress and Granada amid a sea honking horns, cheers and waves as the cars passed by showing their support. The teachers promised to paint the street red and they didn't disappoint. 

    More than a thousand teachers, supporters and staff lined Broadway at Congress and Granada amid a sea honking horns, cheers and waves as the cars passed by showing their support. The teachers promised to paint the street red and they didn't disappoint. 

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