January 15, 2018 by Contributor in Cold and Flu
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Hold That Sneeze? Maybe Not

Latest Cold and Flu News TUESDAY, Jan. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Holding your nose and closing your mouth when you feel a sneeze coming on just might lead to serious trouble. The journal BMJ Case Reports includes the story of a 34-year-old man who ruptured his throat after he

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January 11, 2018 by Contributor in Cold and Flu
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Is It a Cold or Flu? Here’s How to Tell

Latest Cold and Flu News FRIDAY, Jan. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — With a severe flu season now widespread across 46 states, do symptoms you or a loved one have point to the dreaded illness? Amid the sniffles, coughing and fever, “it’s sometimes difficult to determine whether you have the

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January 09, 2018 by Contributor in Cold and Flu
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Severe Flu Season Tightens Its Grip on U.S.

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Cold and Flu News TUESDAY, Jan. 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Americans are being hit with one of the worst flu seasons in years, with misery now widespread across 46 states, health officials say. In the West, emergency rooms in California and Arizona are packed

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January 07, 2018 by Contributor in Cold and Flu
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Flu Shot Side Effects

Many people worry about side effects from the flu shot, but serious complications are rare. Some people believe that they can actually get the flu from receiving the shot, but this is not the case. For the majority of people, the risks of developing the flu are far greater than

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January 03, 2018 by Contributor in Cold and Flu
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Mastoiditis (Acute, Chronic, Symptoms, Treatment, Cure)

Mastoiditis (acute and chronic) definition and facts Mastoiditis (acute and chronic) is a bacterial infection of the mastoid cells in the mastoid bone, which is located just behind the ear. Mastoiditis can become serious if the infection spreads outside the mastoid bone. Symptoms of acute mastoiditis include: Pain in or

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January 02, 2018 by Contributor in Cold and Flu
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Most Seniors Think Flu Shot a Must for Nursing Home Staff

Latest Cold and Flu News WEDNESDAY, Jan. 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — With the flu season in full swing, a new poll shows that almost three-quarters of Americans over the age of 50 think all nursing home employees should get a flu vaccine every year. “We’ve finally gotten to the

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