Egg-Based Flu Vax: The Debate Continues
Richard Webby, PhD, on the evolution of flu vaccines, new flu tx
1 day ago - MedPage Today
Several Influenza Deaths Reported in US as Flu Season Begins
Several patients including one child have died from influenza as the first week of the 2018-19 flu season drew to a close, according to news and public health department...
1 day ago - Medscape
Morning Break: First Young Flu Death; Mad Squirrel Disease; Molly vs LSD
Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff
2 days ago - MedPageToday
Meta-analysis confirms that vitamin D has a protective effect against colds and flu
While the pharmaceutical industry is bent on pushing pills and inoculations as the “only” way to prevent cold and flu each season, it turns out the secret to keeping illness at...
2 days ago - Natural News
Flu Vax at Pharmacies Could Save the Day During Epidemic
Modeling study finds substantial health benefits, cost savings
2 days ago - MedPageToday
Here's Why You Shouldn't Try and "Sweat Out" Your Cold in a Group Fitness Class
You've probably heard that "sweating out a cold" will relieve your unpleasant symptoms and help you feel better. Or maybe you are so excited for your group fitness class, you...
2 days ago - PopSugar
Half of parents think the flu shot causes the flu, study reveals
The study by Orlando Health comes after figures showed fewer kids were vaccinated last year - something US Surgeon General Jerome Adams blamed for the record-high death toll...
2 days ago - Daily Mail - 2 articles
Florida Reports Their First Flu Death Of The Season - And It Was A Child
Flu season has only just begun - and a Florida child has already died from the illness It's only the beginning of flu season, but sadly, there's already reports of a child...
3 days ago - Scary Mommy
Flu-fearing parents are hanging signs on their children that warn others to keep dirty hands away
Signs ranging from $4.00 to $11.55 have been popping up websites such as Etsy and Amazon that they can attach to car seats and strollers telling strangers to not touch their kids.
3 days ago - Daily Mail
Will Getting The Flu Shot Actually Make You Sick?
Breaking down everything you need to know about the vaccine so you can survive flu season.
3 days ago - The Huffington Post
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ASDS Elects New Officers
Murad Alam, MD, MBA, took office as the new president of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery at the society's annual meeting in Phoenix last week. Dr. Alam is a...
Here's All The Reasons Halloween Is The Best Holiday EVER
Remember how Halloween used to be a one-day event? Kids wore costumes, knocked on doors for some candy, and called it a day. Not anymore, right?! Halloween is now a month-long...
Half of Alzheimer's cases may be caused by the herpes virus
Professor Ruth Itzhaki, of Manchester University, claims the virus causes similar protein deposits in the brain to the characteristic plaques of Alzheimer's.
Death Rate Higher in Children With Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Children who develop inflammatory bowel disease before the age of 18 have a three to five-fold higher death rate than people without IBD.
Cancer Patients can Now Use Skin Creams Before Radiation Therapy
Cancer patients can use topical agents just before radiation therapy, says a new study. However, very thick application of topical agents should still be avoided.
Physical Activity can Lower Risk of Death from Heart Disease
Physical activity can help reduce the increased risk of death associated with frailty in older adults. Exercise can also lower the risk of death from heart disease.
Healthy lifestyle choices halve the risk of cardiovascular disease in...
When we think of type 2 diabetes we generally think about glucose and insulin, and imagine that patients with this condition mainly need to be concerned about maintaining...
Finally, Women In The U.S. Can Get Abortion Pills By Mail
Here's how you can access a safe abortion in the privacy of your own home An organization called Women on Web is a service that provides women a way to perform their own safe...
Personalized nutrition approaches helping to drive evolution of supplement...
Personalized nutrition is being folded into the ongoing evolution of retailing in the dietary supplement space, market experts say.
Doctors ‘Flabbergasted' That More Than Half Of Parents Think Flu Shot Causes...
A new study found that half of parents surveyed believe the flu shot causes the flu Winter is creeping up on us which means that flu season is officially just around the...