January 12, 2017 by Contributor in Cold and Flu

Sore Throat Symptoms

Sore Throat Symptoms Medical Author: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP John P. Cunha, DO, is a U.S. board-certified Emergency Medicine Physician. Dr. Cunha’s educational background includes a BS in Biology from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, and a DO from the Kansas City

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January 12, 2017 by Contributor in Cold and Flu

The Etiquette of Achoo!

Latest Cold and Flu News WEDNESDAY, Jan. 11, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Sneezing is your body’s way of getting rid of nasal invaders like pollen, pet hair or viruses. But while sneezes may be good for you, they can spread germs to others. Texas A&M University Health Science Center researchers

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January 09, 2017 by Contributor in Cold and Flu

Flu Season Starting to Peak

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Cold and Flu News FRIDAY, Jan. 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Flu season is in full swing and it’s starting to look like a severe one, U.S. health officials said Friday. That’s why they’re urging that the most vulnerable — the very young, the elderly,

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January 04, 2017 by Contributor in Cold and Flu

CDC: Flu Season Has Started, Could Be Severe

Latest Cold and Flu News By Brenda Goodman, MAWebMD Health News Reviewed by Arefa Cassoobhoy, MD, MPH Jan. 3, 2017 — Coughing, aching, got a high fever and extreme fatigue? You could have the flu. Shortly before Christmas, labs across the country started to see more positive flu tests. That

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December 30, 2016 by Contributor in Cold and Flu

Is It a Cold or the Flu? Here’s How to Tell

Latest Cold and Flu News FRIDAY, Dec. 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) — It’s a miserable feeling — you’re exhausted, your throat hurts, and you’re achy and feverish. But is it a cold or the flu? According to Cindy Weston, an assistant professor at Texas A&M College of Nursing, the flu

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December 29, 2016 by Contributor in Cold and Flu

Flu Shots Are Worth It

Latest Cold and Flu News WEDNESDAY, Dec. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) — The flu can be a serious threat to your health, but you can protect yourself by getting a flu shot, health experts say. “The flu shot can reduce the risk of hospitalization and severe disease due to the

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