Tag: flu

Cold vs. Flu: The Lowdown on Upper...

“Upper respiratory infections” is how many physicians refer to the type of illness that is the No. 1 reason for...

December 26, 2019

Roundup: Alcohol’s Link to Cancer Risk; Flu...

Even Light Alcohol Consumption Shows Increased Cancer Risk in New Study Drinking any type of alcohol can contribute to cancers...

December 13, 2019

Myths About the Common Cold Persist Among...

It’s peak season for sneezing, scratchy throats and runny noses, but age-old myths about the common cold seem to persist...

January 29, 2019

Roundup: Average Weight of U.S. Adults Increasing;...

Average Weight for U.S. Adults Increases, BMIs Near ‘Obesity’ Level, CDC Reports. On average, U.S. adults are getting heavier as...

December 28, 2018

Roundup: Flu Season Readiness, FDA Crackdown on...

CDC Urges People to Prepare for Flu Season to Avoid ‘Epidemic Levels’ In the United States, the typical flu season...

September 14, 2018

Roundup: Second Wave of Flu?, e-Cig Regulation...

Young Children may be at Risk from Second Wave of Flu, CDC Says The flu season may have already peaked,...

March 30, 2018

As Flu Season Eases Up, Doctors Still...

Flu levels in the United States have peaked and are on the decline, according to the latest report issued Friday...

March 5, 2018

Flu Causing Heart Attack in Some Patients

Despite a difficult season, most people experiencing this year’s flu – body aches, cough, sore throat and congestion – feel...

February 15, 2018

Flu-Related Visits to Children’s Emergency Departments Increase...

The number of children with the flu or influenza-like illnesses who visited Miami-area emergency departments last week surged more than...

February 7, 2018

Flu Cases Rising at Emergency Rooms, Doctors’...

An active flu season is driving more patients to local emergency rooms and primary care offices for treatment, as Florida...

February 1, 2018

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