Whenever the flu season nears, prudent consumers get immunized against the most virulent strains of flu that are expected. This is especially recommended for people who are elderly or have chronic lung disease, diabetes, or various other chronic diseases. Continue reading
Why does the CDC claim a flu vaccine during pregnancy is a safe and effective when even the H1N1 vaccine insert clearly states this is not true?
According to all official health reports, we are now fully in flu season. It is that time of year when public health officials, physicians, Continue reading
Here’s an herbal remedy that could help you this flu season. In the latest health news, researchers have just discovered that mint could help fight respiratory infections that lead to pneumonia.
You may be familiar with some of the health benefits of mint tea. Continue reading
For centuries, the tamarind benefits have been recognized for its ability to reduce fever, relieve sore throats, alleviate flu symptoms, and much more.
Did You Know…a popular pod fruit can effectively fight off the flu and eliminate sore throats almost instantly? Continue reading
The cold and flu season is right around the corner so it’s a good idea to get a head start on improving your immunity before it hits. There are plenty of vitamins and supplements that are currently known for possessing immune-enhancing properties. After all, washing your hands frequently and avoiding contaminated surfaces will only carry youso far in preventing infection.
Not long ago, a rubber stamp was affixed to the idea that you can stop the spread of viruses simply by washing your hands regularly. Viral infections are a big threat to humanity, making them fodder for Hollywood in such films as the “Contagion.” Researchers have found that we could help Continue reading
Forget treating the flu or shortening its duration; the best approach is flu prevention itself. For this, dietary measures are in order. A recent study uncovered a pattern of nutritious eating, and a bounty of health secrets for avoiding the flu in the coming months. Continue reading
Outbreak could quickly exhaust capacity
A new study of children’s hospitals nationwide has found them underequipped to handle a major surge of patients in the event of a pandemic, and urges health care institutions and government agencies to immediately review emergency preparedness plans as flu season approaches.
“Every year we get lucky,” said the study’s lead author, Marion Sills, MD, MPH, and associate professor of pediatrics at the University Of Colorado School Of Medicine. Continue reading