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Can Over-The-Counter Medications Relieve Flu?

The necessary thing to do to help relieve flu symptoms is not to get the flu in the first place. However, in the ‘real’ world getting the flu is a sure bet for many people year after year? A yearly … Continue reading

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Stomach Flu Treatment in Children

Stomach flu is a name commonly known for an intestinal infection that is scientifically called viral gastroenteritis. The common symptoms of stomach flu typically include; Stomach upset or cramps Nausea Achiness Chills and fever Vomiting and Watery diarrhea Stomach flu … Continue reading

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Stomach Flu Vs Stomach Virus

Stomach virus Stomach virus, also known as stomach bug, is usually a condition brought about by a virus spreading from one person to the other trough food contamination. Often, symptoms manifest themselves one to two days after you have been … Continue reading

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Are Kids Getting Swine Flu at State Fairs?

Image is from MYFox8.com Human Contact Swine flu originates in pigs, but when humans get it, there’s a much greater likelihood they acquired it from another person. Called the H1N1 virus, what we know as “swine” flu is just one … Continue reading

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Symptoms of Swine Flu

Image is from FlowingData Swine Flu is the common term for the H1N1 flu strain, which is a vicious form of influenza difficult to diagnose early in the disease. Swine flu demands full attention of any caregiver of the elderly … Continue reading

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Does Over-The-Counter Medications Relieve Flu

Image is from ABC News The necessary thing to do to help relieve flu symptoms is not to get the flu in the first place. However, in the ‘real’ world getting the flu is a sure bet for many people … Continue reading

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What are Flu Complications for Diabetics?

According to the CDC, The Center for Disease Control, diabetics are more at risk for complications from the flu than someone who does not have the disease. If you have diabetes, you may have a compromised immune system, which makes … Continue reading

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Tips to Avoid Dehydration When Sick with the Flu

Getting a flu vaccine is one way to avoid the virus. Continue reading

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Fluids and the Flu

But if you accidentally skipped your annual flu vaccine, and you find yourself sick with the virus, fluids can be your best friend – next to you flu medication, of course. Continue reading

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Identifying the Flu in Young Children

The flu vaccine is not approved for children under the age of six months. For this matter, it is important that parents and older children receive an annual vaccination. Continue reading

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