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2014-01-09 16:24:54

Northwestern Medicine dispels common flu myths that prevent some from staying healthy CHICAGO, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When it comes to the flu and flu shot, there are myths and misunderstandings that can prevent people from staying healthy. While some may consider influenza, commonly known as the flu, to be a more of a nuisance than a serious illness, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 200,000 people are hospitalized due to...

2014-01-08 23:21:30

Health First (an integrated delivery network) and the Florida Department of Health strongly encourage everyone to get vaccinated for the flu to protect themselves and help reduce the spread of this deadly virus. Rockledge, FL (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 Two patients with the flu are currently on life support at Brevard County, Florida hospitals and a woman in her late 30s recently passed away from the flu virus. Healthcare facilities across the state are seeing an increase in flu cases and...

2014-01-07 23:27:30

The elderly are especially susceptible to dangerously cold winter weather and it’s important to take extra precautions, says Physician Assistant Dianna Malkowski for The CareGiver Partnership. Neenah, WI (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 The elderly are especially at risk during weather extremes because of limited mobility, instability that can lead to slips and falls, physical changes that make it difficult to regulate body temperature and flu dangers, according to Dianna Malkowski, physician...

2014-01-06 12:27:37

Chicago's MedSpring Immediate Care offers free vaccines each Tuesday in January CHICAGO, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest data released by the CDC shows that flu season has hit early and hard across several regions in the United States. Reports indicate that H1N1, dubbed swine flu, has reemerged after causing significant deaths in 2009. Fortunately, this year's flu vaccine protects against H1N1. To help prevent the spread of influenza, including swine flu, free flu shots will...

2013-12-30 23:21:11

Throughout 2013, InCrowd has shared research from healthcare professionals asking questions about social media, patient engagement, the flu season and why physicians participation in real time research. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 InCrowd, the only provider of real time market intelligence for the pharmaceutical industry, today announces its most popular 2013 research from healthcare professionals. Headlining the series was data on social media access in hospitals. 640...

H1N1, Seasonal Flu Spreading Across South-Central US
2013-12-28 08:14:35

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online The number of US states reporting widespread seasonal flu activity has more than doubled in the last week, and the H1N1 swine flu is the predominant strain of influenza in the south-central part of the country, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Friday. According to CNN’s Ashley Hayes, the states that are reporting an increase in flu activity being experienced in over 50 percent of their counties or...

2013-12-26 23:02:48

Brand Offers a Wide Range of Products to Boost the Immune System and Improve Overall Health and Wellness Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 Atka Pharma has announced the major expansion of its BioBalance product line in the United States, bringing its innovative nutritional solutions to more consumers across the American market. BioBalance produces a wide range of health supplements to address many different types of health issues, including oral health, wound care, cold and flu...

2013-12-26 23:02:41

Don't miss work or holiday family get-togethers because of the flu - get vaccinated now at Healthpointe or where you work. La Mirada, California (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 The holiday season has arrived, but not everyone is getting their flu vaccinations. Flu vaccinations are important as they are known to prevent an outbreak of the flu, protect individuals from countless viruses and save lives. After all, who wants to be sick during the holidays? Healthpointe, Southern California’s...

2013-12-24 23:20:21

The new “Flu Fighting Foods” article on the website Healthreviewcenter.com gives people nutrition advice on how to treat flu naturally. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 The new “Flu Fighting Foods” report penned by Van Pham on the site Healthreviewcenter.com delivers to people nutrition tips to relieve flu effectively and safely. This writing is specifically designed for those people who want to treat flu naturally without using any kind of drugs or medications. Firstly, the...

High Testosterone Levels Could Help Weaken Immune System Response
2013-12-24 04:35:58

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Research published online Monday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has reportedly uncovered a link between high testosterone levels in men and a weakened immune response to influenza vaccines. In the study, senior author Dr. Mark Davis of the Stanford University School of Medicine and his colleagues showed that men with relatively high amounts of circulating testosterone received less of a benefit from...


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