The Crucial Reason Why Pregnant Women Should ALWAYS Get The Flu Shot

The Crucial Reason Why Pregnant Women Should ALWAYS Get The Flu Shot »

18 Oct, 2018
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Ah, fall—the season of apple picking, pumpkin spice, and…flu shots.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend that every

Unvaccinated Child Dies from the Flu in Florida, First Pediatric Death of the Flu Season

Unvaccinated Child Dies from the Flu in Florida, First Pediatric Death of the Flu Season »

17 Oct, 2018
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An unvaccinated child in Florida died from the flu, officials said, marking the first pediatric death of the 2018-2019 flu season in

Mom Who Lost 4-Year-Old Son to Flu Urges Others to Get Vaccinated

Mom Who Lost 4-Year-Old Son to Flu Urges Others to Get Vaccinated »

16 Oct, 2018
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When 4-year-old Leon Sidari came down with a fever and body aches two days before Christmas, his mother, Laura Sidari, hoped her little

Six science-backed ways to boost your immune system as lurgy season arrives

Six science-backed ways to boost your immune system as lurgy season arrives »

15 Oct, 2018
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Are you dreading the upcoming lurgy season? Ditch those quick-fix solutions and take an expert-backed slow and steady approach instead.

Forget what you

Flu Caused 80,000 Deaths In 2017, Highest In 40 Years

Flu Caused 80,000 Deaths In 2017, Highest In 40 Years »

28 Sep, 2018
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Flu-related deaths in the United States last winter became the single highest toll of the last four decades, new numbers showed.

According to

CDC Reveals 80,000 Americans Died of the Flu Last Winter as They Urge Vaccination

CDC Reveals 80,000 Americans Died of the Flu Last Winter as They Urge Vaccination »

27 Sep, 2018
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Last winter’s flu season was the deadliest in at least four decades, the Centers for Disease Control said Wednesday, with an estimated

Spanish flu pandemic which killed 50 million ‘could return’, warns doctor

Spanish flu pandemic which killed 50 million ‘could return’, warns doctor »

20 Sep, 2018
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A doctor has warned that an outbreak similar to the Spanish flu pandemic in 1918 could happen again.

As historians mark the centenary

From Prevention to Treatment: Everything You Need To Know About The Flu

From Prevention to Treatment: Everything You Need To Know About The Flu »

19 Sep, 2018
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The 2017 – 2018 flu season was the deadliest in years, resulting in a record-breaking number of hospitalizations and several deaths. And

Stay Healthy While Flying with These Germ-Fighting Tips

Stay Healthy While Flying with These Germ-Fighting Tips »

14 Sep, 2018
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Airplanes often feel like a flying petri dish, and that was particularly true last week, when three different incoming flights at two

How New York’s worst epidemics spread across the city

How New York’s worst epidemics spread across the city »

11 Sep, 2018
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When the global flu pandemic reigned in the fall of 1918, the body count was devastating. The vicious strain killed an estimated 50

Flu Season And It’s Expected Peak, Plus Flu Shot Advice

Flu Season And It’s Expected Peak, Plus Flu Shot Advice »

10 Sep, 2018
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It’s tough to believe, but flu season is just around the corner, and many physicians and pharmacists think patients should go ahead and

Health Scares At Two US Airports Linked To Pilgrims Arriving From Muslim Hajj In Mecca

Health Scares At Two US Airports Linked To Pilgrims Arriving From Muslim Hajj In Mecca »

9 Sep, 2018
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U.S. health officials revealed on Friday that major health scares at two U.S. airports involving inbound flights are tied to pilgrims returning from

NYC mayor’s office: People from quarantined jet have the flu

NYC mayor’s office: People from quarantined jet have the flu »

6 Sep, 2018
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The New York City mayor’s office says 10 people hospitalized after a large commercial jet arrived from Dubai have tested positive

Yes, You Should Still Get The Flu Shot Even Though It Was Super-Crappy Last Year

Yes, You Should Still Get The Flu Shot Even Though It Was Super-Crappy Last Year »

13 Aug, 2018
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The flu shot was kind of a crapshoot last year after a ton of people went under the needle but got the

Woman, 23, just 30 minutes from death after 'bout of flu turns out to be deadly meningitis'

Woman, 23, just 30 minutes from death after 'bout of flu turns out to be deadly meningitis' »

7 Aug, 2018
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Lily O’Connell from Paddington in Sydney, was enjoying Christmas with her family last year she was started feeling unwell that evening.

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Truth about whether it’s safe to drink alcohol while on antibiotics explained

Truth about whether it’s safe to drink alcohol while on antibiotics explained »

7 Aug, 2018
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Think you know loads about medicine? You may need to think again.

We explore some of the common myths about our meds

Beauty queen hopeful suffers freak reaction to routine jab for teen girls

Beauty queen hopeful suffers freak reaction to routine jab for teen girls »

4 Aug, 2018
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A beauty queen hopeful has told of her freak ­reaction to a routine jab for teenage girls that is a proven life saver.

10 Ways to Stop a Cold in Its Tracks

10 Ways to Stop a Cold in Its Tracks »

4 Aug, 2018
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Technology has given us a lot of amazing things: air conditioning, Keurigs, free internet porn. Still, there’s one nagging problem that technology

A leading medical institution created a simulation that shows how a new disease could kill 900 million people — and it reveals how unprepared we are

A leading medical institution created a simulation that shows how a new disease could kill 900 million people — and it reveals how unprepared we are »

30 Jul, 2018
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createPerformanceMark(‘first image displayed’); The executive committee to advice the President meets to discuss Clade X. Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security The

Norovirus rips through family of 15 as all are infected after flight from Spain

Norovirus rips through family of 15 as all are infected after flight from Spain »

26 Jul, 2018
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Norovirus ripped through a family of 15 as all were struck down with the horrific bug after a flight from Spain. The

Tiny piece of tampon nearly kills mum-of-two left fighting for life

Tiny piece of tampon nearly kills mum-of-two left fighting for life »

26 Jul, 2018
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A mum-of-two was left fighting for her life after being diagnosed with toxic shock syndrome – caused by a tiny piece of

Breakthrough long-term flu vaccine could mean an end to yearly jabs

Breakthrough long-term flu vaccine could mean an end to yearly jabs »

25 Jul, 2018
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A vaccine is being developed that could mean yearly flu jabs being scrapped.

The British team behind the breakthrough believes two or three

More food items recalled from major supermarkets over listeria fears

More food items recalled from major supermarkets over listeria fears »

24 Jul, 2018
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Fresh fears over potentially deadly listeria have prompted a frozen foods company to voluntarily recall some of its products. Greenyard Frozen UK

Why Kim Kardashian Had To Rush Kanye West To the Hospital After Attending Pusha T's Wedding

Why Kim Kardashian Had To Rush Kanye West To the Hospital After Attending Pusha T's Wedding »

23 Jul, 2018
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Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West | Timothy A Clary/AFP/Getty Images Kim Kardashian and Kanye West attended Pusha T’s wedding and hours

Full list of 43 frozen products recalled by supermarkets after listeria outbreak

Full list of 43 frozen products recalled by supermarkets after listeria outbreak »

6 Jul, 2018
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Supermarket chains including Tesco , Lidl , Aldi , Waitrose and Iceland, have removed dozens of items from sale due to a

Gymnast, 16, dies six hours after ‘flu’ symptoms as her heartbroken twin faints

Gymnast, 16, dies six hours after ‘flu’ symptoms as her heartbroken twin faints »

21 Jun, 2018
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A superfit teenage gymnast died just six hours after suffering from suspected flu symptoms which turned out to be deadly sepsis. Identical

Mum’s skin cancer ‘dismissed as stress and swollen glands by GP’

Mum’s skin cancer ‘dismissed as stress and swollen glands by GP’ »

20 Jun, 2018
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A mum who survived skin cancer claims her GP dismissed her when the condition returned – telling her a dangerous lump on

Woman dies after contracting virus spread by rodent droppings

Woman dies after contracting virus spread by rodent droppings »

15 Jun, 2018
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A 67-year-old Oregon woman died on Wednesday after contracting a rare, incurable disease typically transmitted through rodent droppings. The Deschutes County Health

'Hotel Influenza': St. Louis University Giving Volunteers $3,500, Hotel Stay & The Flu For Research Purposes

'Hotel Influenza': St. Louis University Giving Volunteers $3,500, Hotel Stay & The Flu For Research Purposes »

10 Jun, 2018
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Forget vacations and staycations, how about a flu-cation? In order to help cure the nation’s flu epidemic, one university’s research center is

‘I sold my pics to stock image site for £50 and now I’m the face of bestiality’

‘I sold my pics to stock image site for £50 and now I’m the face of bestiality’ »

10 Jun, 2018
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Posing for a stock photo may be an easy way to earn some extra cash. But your photo could end up alongside