Colds and Flu

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    How To Handle A Flu Emergency

    What is a flu emergency? Normally, people recover from the flu after within a week or two. But sometimes, the flu can lead to dangerous…

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    Don’t Touch That! 7 Shocking Places Dangerous Germs Live

    It may not come as a surprise that coming  into contact with cold & flu culprits are amazingly easy. Why? Because there are many common…

    Is It A Cold, The Flu Or Allergies?

    The similarities between cold, flu and allergy symptoms can sometimes be close enough to cause much confusion. It can also result in your making the…

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    A New Study Says: WASH YOUR…

    According to experts, today’s hand-washing habits are disturbing. A recent study of hand-washing habits found only 5 percent of people washed their hands correctly after…

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    15 Foods That Fight The Common Cold

    Between folklore, family recipes and science, differentiating myth from fact among cold and flu remedies has become difficult. While there’s no natural miracle cure, the below…

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    10 Things To Do When Everyone At Work Is Sick…Except You

    Everyone at your job seems to be sick…and now you’re wondering how to stay healthy at work. If you work in an office, then there…

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    Nelson Mandela: His 5 Surprising Health Conditions

    Nelson Mandela, the legendary South African former president, politician and activist, is back in the hospital in “serious but stable” condition, after once again suffering…

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    Germ Hot Spots: The Plane Edition

    Wondering how to avoid germs, and getting sick, while traveling on a plane? Unfortunately, the risk of contracting a contagious illness is heightened when you…