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How are Cancer Patients at Risk for the Flu?

If you are a cancer patient or survivor, this puts you in a high-risk group for getting the flu. Influenza/flu is very contagious and considered a respiratory illness. The symptoms are no different for a cancer patient. Classic Flu Symptoms … Continue reading

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Common Symptoms of Flu

Flu, otherwise known as influenza is an acute viral infection which commonly affects the throat and the airway tract. The disease is highly contagious. In other instances, the disease will spread down to the lungs and cause further damage. It … Continue reading

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Hydrate Your Children During Flu Season

When you child comes down with the flu, it can be a miserable time for everyone. If you are like most parents, you hate seeing your child sick. It makes you feel helpless. Also, when a child is sick, they … Continue reading

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Avoid Getting Sick This Holiday Season

This holiday season, be prepared to keep your health in good condition as this is the season in which everybody is vulnerable to sickness. The most common illness you should watch out is influenza or flu. Unfortunately, even healthy people … Continue reading

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Flu Without A Fever

The flu is an infectious viral illness that is spread from one person to another through sneezing or coughing. The infection can be intense and unpleasant but only last for a week or two at most. The flu can attack … Continue reading

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Flu Cause Other Respiratory Diseases

A Serious Airborne Virus The flu or influenza virus is an airborne virus, meaning that droplets of this virus are in the air you breathe, making the flu highly contagious just by normal breathing. This respiratory virus attacks the human … Continue reading

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How are Cancer Patients at Risk for the Flu?

Image is from Raw Story If you are a cancer patient or survivor, this puts you in a high-risk group for getting the flu. Influenza/flu is very contagious and considered a respiratory illness. The symptoms are no different for a … Continue reading

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What is Sepsis?

Image is from www.cdc.gov Sepsis: What You Should Know About This Unnoticed Killer Sepsis is a quiet, but deadly condition that is a common complication of an infection. Sepsis causes more deaths than cancer. Yet, many people have never even … Continue reading

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How Can the Flu Lead to Sepsis?

Inforgraphic from wwww.carolinashealthcare.org Influenza, known as the flu, is a serious viral infection that attacks the respiratory system. It does not affect the gastrointestinal tract, a common misconception. The flu, and viral infections like it, can lead to sepsis. Also … Continue reading

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