Latest flu Stories

2013-10-24 23:25:32

If you have done everything you can to avoid the flu, but still it has caught up with you, Boys Town pediatricians offer some home remedies. Boys Town, NE (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 Influenza, also known as the flu, is one of the most severe illnesses of the winter season. A viral infection of the respiratory tract, including the nose, throat, trachea, and bronchi, the flu affects nearly 20 percent of the U.S. population each year. Symptoms of the flu vary from child to child and may...

Flu Shot Reduces Cardiac Risk
2013-10-23 10:10:01

[ Watch the Video: Getting A Flu Shot Could Help Your Cardiovascular Health ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In addition to preventing a seasonal illness, the flu vaccine may reduce the risk of heart attack, according to a new study in The Journal of the American Medical Association. For individuals who have already had a heart attack or stroke, the vaccination was shown to decrease the risk by over 50 percent, the international team of study researchers found....

2013-10-22 23:29:12

As cold and flu season places the spotlight on vitamin labels, Lightning Labels offers printing suggestions. Denver, CO (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Lightning Labels, custom label and sticker printing leader, is encouraging dietary supplement manufacturers to consider whether their vitamin labels effectively communicate the information consumers are looking for to avoid getting sick this cold and flu season. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, flu season typically...

2013-10-21 23:24:53

The weight loss experts at 101 Medical Weight Loss offer advice for surviving flu season and announce the availability of the flu vaccine at its weight loss center. Canoga Park (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 101 Medical Weight Loss, the leader in medical weight loss programs in the San Fernando Valley, realize that the people who are in the best shape, are the ones who rarely get sick. In order to achieve weight loss goals, the medical weight loss experts offer tips and advice to get through...

2013-10-20 23:00:50

A study led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital identifies new path to a universal influenza vaccine emphasizing production of broadly specific antibodies that target multiple flu viruses Memphis, Tenn. (PRWEB) October 20, 2013 A study led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists highlights a new approach for developing a universal influenza vaccine that could protect against multiple flu strains, including deadly pandemic strains. The research appears today in the...

2013-10-15 23:24:56

A Suite of Homeopathic Medicines Debut on Retail Shelves in Time to Combat Cold and Flu Season Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Heel Inc. – a pharmaceutical company, which makes medicines from ingredients found in nature – today announced the launch of the Reboost™ product line, which includes four of the company’s trusted homeopathic cold, cough and flu products. The product line is now available at a variety of fine natural health stores and pharmacies, including Whole...

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