July 19, 2017 by Contributor in Cold and Flu
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High-Dose Vitamin D May Not Curb Kids’ Colds

Latest Cold and Flu News TUESDAY, July 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) — When it comes to vitamin supplements, more is not always better, according to a new study that found even high doses of vitamin D don’t protect children from colds in the winter. “We may have just busted a

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June 28, 2017 by Contributor in Cold and Flu
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Swine Flu

What to Do if You Think You Have H1N1 Swine Flu Virus If you’ve got fever, cough, or one of the other symptoms of the flu, you may be wondering if you have contracted the H1N1 swine flu virus. The reality is that it isn’t possible to know unless specialized

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June 28, 2017 by Contributor in Cold and Flu
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Bye-Bye Flu Shot, Hello Patch?

Latest Cold and Flu News TUESDAY, June 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) — An experimental flu vaccine patch with dissolving microneedles appears safe and effective, a preliminary study shows. The patch has 100 solid, water-soluble and painless microneedles that are just long enough to penetrate the skin. Researchers say it could

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June 14, 2017 by Contributor in Cold and Flu
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Flu Shot Falls Short More Often for Obese People: Study

Latest Cold and Flu News TUESDAY, June 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) — A flu shot is the best way to avoid getting sick, but new research reveals the vaccine doesn’t work as well for people who are obese. Scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill found obese

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June 02, 2017 by Contributor in Cold and Flu
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Health Tip: Get More Sleep if You Have a Cold

Latest Cold and Flu News (HealthDay News) — Trying to sleep with a cold can be a miserable battle. It may be difficult to breathe, and you’re probably coughing, neither of which make it easy to sleep. The National Sleep Foundation suggests: Run a humidifier or vaporizer while you sleep.

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May 31, 2017 by Contributor in Cold and Flu
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Can People ‘Sniff’ Out Illness in Others?

Latest Cold and Flu News TUESDAY, May 30, 2017 (HealthDay News) — People’s ability to use smell and vision to detect and avoid others who are sick is better than believed, a new study suggests. Researchers injected harmless bacteria into volunteers, to trigger classic symptoms of illness such as tiredness,

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