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Why Hand-Washing Beats Hand Sanitizers

Why Hand-Washing Beats Hand Sanitizers

Latest Cold and Flu News THURSDAY, Nov. 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Proper hand-washing with soap and water is one of the best ways to protect yourself during the cold and flu season, an expert says. Wet your hands with water, add soap, cover all surfaces, and rub vigorously for about 20 seconds. That advice […]

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Should you work out when you are sick?

Should you work out when you are sick?

Working out while sick may not sound enjoyable, although a popular urban myth argues that a person can “sweat out” an illness through exercise. While this is not true in the strictest sense, working out while sick may be helpful in some cases. In general, a person with symptoms in their head and nose, such […]

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Health Tip: Cold, Flu or Allergy?

Health Tip: Cold, Flu or Allergy?

(HealthDay News) — Determining if you have a cold, the flu or an allergy can be difficult when you’re having common symptoms, such as sneezing or a sore throat. Latest Cold and Flu News The common symptoms reflect that each condition affects your respiratory system, says the National Institutes of Health. While both colds and […]

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New Drug on the Horizon for Flu’s Ills?

New Drug on the Horizon for Flu’s Ills?

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Cold and Flu News WEDNESDAY, Oct. 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Flu sufferers may soon have a new antiviral drug on hand to ease their fever, chills and body aches. The new pill, which targets the genetics of influenza viruses, has shown that it can reduce fever and respiratory symptoms […]

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What is influenza B and what does it do?

What is influenza B and what does it do?

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What to know about influenza A

What to know about influenza A

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Flu (Influenza)

Flu (Influenza)

Demicheli, V., T. Jefferson, L.A. Al-Ansary, E. Ferroni, A. Rivetti, and C. Di Pietrantonj. “Vaccines for Preventing Influenza in Healthy Adults.” Cochrane Database Syst Rev 13.3 March 2014: CD001269. Grohskopf, L.A., L.Z. Sokolow, K.R. Broder, et al. “Prevention and Control of Seasonal Influenza with Vaccines: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices — United […]

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Get Vaccinated Before Flu Takes Hold: CDC

Get Vaccinated Before Flu Takes Hold: CDC

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Cold and Flu News THURSDAY, Oct. 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If Australia was any indication, the flu season here will arrive early, so get your flu shot now, U.S. health officials said Thursday. While the flu that circulated in the Southern Hemisphere in the past six months seemed severe, […]

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What to know about post-viral syndrome

What to know about post-viral syndrome

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