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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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Symptoms of Bird Flu

Bird flu also known as avian influenza is a disease that is transmitted from one bird to another. Before humans became aware of its existence, the disease had already been affecting birds for some time. If humans start to get … Continue reading

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Can Birth Affect Your Resistance to the Flu?

Birthdate versus The Flu Researchers recently found a connection between when you are born and the influenza virus? Researchers are finding the year you were born links to how much a risk the influenza virus is to you. Like any … Continue reading

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Boost Your Immune System

As of today, there are no scientific links that prove lifestyle has enhanced immune function. Nonetheless, the effects of lifestyle on the immune system are very intriguing and should be explored for effects of: diet, psychological stresses, age factors, daily … 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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Flu Increase Asthma Symptoms

Image is from Everyday Health For you to understand how the flu increases asthma symptoms, you must understand what the flu is and what asthma is before you can link the two together causing a catastrophic illness. The Flu The … 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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