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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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Seasonal Flu

Seasonal flu, also known as seasonal influenza, is a vaccine-preventable infection that affects a large number of people and causes many deaths world over. Those who suffer the most are the children, older citizens as well as those with chronic … 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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Natural Flu Remedies

The flu is a viral illness that can make you very sick. However, there are natural ways to ease your symptoms and recover faster from the flu. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, however. Be sure … 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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Are Environmental Factors Related to Flu?

Whenever we get sick, we tend to blame the weather or the lifestyle we have. In the case of the flu, many people would usually associate it with season. However, the flu in general has various factors. Although the number … Continue reading

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Diagnosis Parainfluenza

Back in the good old days, it was common for doctors to say, “The flu is the flu every year, all they do is tack on a different name every fall.” The flu may have been just the flu years … Continue reading

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Different Types of Flu

Flu, though minor, is a frequent problem. A variety of bugs causes it, and that means it is possible to catch more than one cold in a season. Though you will feel like you’re unwell, it will most of the … 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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