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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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Protect Your Family From Getting Sick This Holiday Season

The holidays are a great time to get together with the ones that you love. You can catch up on your busy lives, enjoy a meal together and exchange gifts. What you don’t want to exchange with your loved ones … 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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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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What are the 4-strains of flu vaccine?

Inforgaphics from www.multivu.com Vaccinations: More Than You May Expect There are a number of influenza vaccination options on the market. Primarily: trivalent and quadrivalent. Trivalent vaccines have three different kind of vaccine strains mixed together to give your immune system … Continue reading

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It’s Not Too Late for Flu Shots

Everyone, especially people who are at high risk for flu-related complications, should get vaccinated now if they haven’t already done so. Continue reading

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H1N1 Flu Cases Rise

Federal health officials report that cases of flu are on the rise right now and the predominant strain is the H1N1 “swine” flu. Continue reading

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Three Reasons to Get the Flu Vaccine

If you’ve never given a thought to getting the flu vaccine before, you may want to consider it this year. Continue reading

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