Coppell Student Media

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Student exemptions threatened by a hard flu season

February 10, 2011

Ashley Attanucci Web Manager Video by Austin Evans Every winter, the United States is hit with the infamous flu season; according to a survey taken by the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, this year’s flu season has been one of the worst yet, and the Centers for Disease Control and Preven...

Flu season brings with it extra precautions

February 8, 2011

Ashley Attanucci Web Manager Flu season peaks in American every year about the same time, February. And though each year brings new and different strains of the flu -as we saw last year with the infamous swine flu- this year proves to be an especially important year to watch for influenza. The...

The truth about swine flu: Mythbusters edition

November 9, 2009

By Ellen Cameron Staff Writer High school may be a Petri dish, but this year, Coppell High School has become a breeding ground for not only diseases, but for rumors about diseases as well. Last May, swine flu was treated like a biochemical weapon of massed destruction, and many schools shut dow...

Tips for preventing the flu

October 15, 2009

by Caitlin Conner Staff Writer Flu season is in full swing and many students are feeling its effects. These simple steps can help students avoid the flu and stay in school. 1.Most importantly, wash your hands. Hum “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star” or another short tune to ensure that you have...

Swine flu vaccine is on the way

October 8, 2009

By Yogesh Patel Graphic Artist As fears of a global epidemic of H1N1, better known as swine flu, increase, the pressure is on for the government to take action. The H1N1 virus is a strand of flu virus with a combination of human, bird, and pig strands. Because very few have been exposed to this...