Pollen concentrations for Tuesday will be falling in the moderate range. Since the weather has a major influence on pollen dispersal, this decrease is due in part to rising humidity, weak winds and expected precipitation in the morning, afternoon and evening which tends to wash pollen out of the air. The lower pollen levels are significant and should help allergy sufferers to cope tomorrow.
Seasonal Flu Vaccine Even Less Effective Than Thought: CDC
THURSDAY, Feb. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- This year's flu vaccine is even more disappointing than previously reported, showing just 18 percent effectiveness against the dominant H3N2 strain of flu, health officials reported Thursday.
That's a drop from the 23 percent protection level estimated for the flu shot earlier in... Full Article »