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Top 5 Best Herbs For Treating The Flu

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Top 5 Best Herbs For Treating The Flu

Having the flu can mean spending several miserable days in bed without being able to do anything that you normally would. While there are a lot of different medicines available that can help with your symptoms, these are normally made with questionable ingredients. For individuals who are trying to live healthier, they may find that…

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The Amazing Health Benefits Of Oranges

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The Amazing Health Benefits Of Oranges

Orange is a very beneficial fruit to humans ever since ancient times and actually have been seen to offer many other medical benefits as well. It contains Vitamin c as well as vitamin c.a and 2.b and 1.b, which are some of the most natural compounds which taste good like those sweet and sour candies.…

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Should Healthcare Providers Adopt a Stricter Flu Shot Regimen?

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Should Healthcare Providers Adopt a Stricter Flu Shot Regimen?

Organizations such as the Centers for Disease Control have strongly recommended that healthcare providers get vaccinated against influenza, particularly if they’re involved in patient care. However, some localities such as Grand Forks, North Dakota, made have flu shots mandatory for healthcare employees. A local human resources manager says that this ruling has caused people to…

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Viruses That Cause Asthma

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Viruses That Cause Asthma

A little known fact is that some viruses cause asthmatic symptoms in patients. If you already suffer from chronic asthma, the common cold can be anything but easy to cope with. The flu itself can consequently develop asthma symptoms in otherwise healthy people, as well as triggering attacks in habitual sufferers. Estimates predict that as…

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Seven Reasons Why Your Cough Hasn’t Gone Away

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Seven Reasons Why Your Cough Hasn’t Gone Away

With cold and flu cases reaching all-time highs this season, millions of Americans have found themselves coughing, sneezing, and sniffling at record rates. While the most serious symptoms of bouts with colds and the flu, such as fever and congestion, will go way after a few days, a cough can linger for nearly three weeks.…

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Natural Ways to Boost Your Immunity During Flu Season

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Natural Ways to Boost Your Immunity During Flu Season

The flu virus is spreading quickly. Many people are getting hit with the flu without even realizing how sick they can become. Whether you get a flu shot or not, there is still controversy and uncertainty around flu shots. We don’t always have to get a flu shot to avoid the flu, in fact your body…

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The Five Worst Jobs for the Health of Your Lungs

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The Five Worst Jobs for the Health of Your Lungs

Behind the consistent pounding of the heart, no organ does more hard work than your lungs, as the average adult takes over 20,000 breaths a day. However, how well your lungs actually work might just depend on what you do for work. Tobacco smoke, dirt, chemicals, germs, dust, fibers, and a whole host of thing…

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Cold or Flu? Telling the Difference Can Make a Life or Death Difference

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Cold or Flu? Telling the Difference Can Make a Life or Death Difference

Now that the swelter of summer has passed and the air carries a wintry chill, we can safely assume that cold and flu season has arrived. No one enjoys coming down with an illness, as trying to find the time to take a few days off to recover can be extremely difficult with people having…

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Using the Powers of Music to Fight the Flu

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Using the Powers of Music to Fight the Flu

It’s January 2013 and the flu season is already in full swing, with predictions by the CDC as to this being the worst flu season in a decade.  Reported cases are already up 250% from the season before and there’s still 3 months of the season left. We all know the usual precautions of washing…

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Tips for Staying Healthy at College

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Tips for Staying Healthy at College

The same advice given for staying healthy for the general population holds true for college students too. Getting plenty of sleep and exercise is important for maintaining good health. Eating a healthy diet is also key. The challenge for many college students is to handle new freedoms, while adjusting to the stress that accompanies college…

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