Podcast explores staying healthy during flu season

You can pretty much mark it on your calendar – flu season rolls around every year in the late fall months and sticks around through winter. Unfortunately, it’s a deadly problem: the virus is blamed in more than 20 deaths across Pennsylvania already this flu season.

In the latest edition of the "Sound Health" podcast from Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Dr. Cynthia Whitener, an infectious diseases specialist, talks about the various types of influenza, the importance of getting the flu vaccine, flu symptoms and treatment.

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Last Updated January 30, 2014