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Four Foods to Avoid When You Have the Flu

Four Foods to Avoid When You Have the Flu

2 days ago   |   Medindia Health   |   2 articles

Avoid caffeine and alcohol, as they can make your symptoms worse. Avoid vitamin-c rich fruit juices, as they aren't nutritionally dense and can inflame your immune system. Have...
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Trump Executive Order Aims to Speed Flu Vaccine Development

2 days ago   |   Medscape

The order creates a new task force charged with coming up with a 5-year plan. Medscape Medical News
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My Postpartum Anxiety Manifested As Intense Germophobia

My Postpartum Anxiety Manifested As Intense Germophobia

2 days ago   |   Scary Mommy

Trigger warning: postpartum anxiety, suicide I had my daughter, Charleigh Belle, in January - just 16 months after having Emi. Right after we just started getting the hang of...
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Hand sanitizer will NOT protect you from flu - but washing your hands will, scientists discover 

Hand sanitizer will NOT protect you from flu - but washing your hands will, scientists discover 

2 days ago   |   Daily Mail

Japanese scientists have discovered that even after two minutes of slathering on hand sanitizer, flu survives because viscose spit slows down the alcohol. But 30 seconds of...
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A Little Dab of Hand Sanitizer Doesn't Do for Flu Prevention

3 days ago   |   MedPageToday

Study finds mucus on hands still active even after recommended hand hygiene procedures
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Types of food to avoid during flu symptoms

3 days ago   |   News Medical

When you have the flu, it may seem like nothing can make you feel better. However, relief may come from an unexpected place. Oddly enough, some foods may make your flu symptoms...
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Infant flu-associated hospitalizations may be higher than current estimates

4 days ago   |   Healio

The incidence of laboratory-confirmed influenza-associated hospital admissions among infants may be more than 2 times higher than current estimates, according to findings from...
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Towards better hand hygiene for flu prevention

4 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

Rubbing hands with ethanol-based sanitizers should provide a formidable defense against infection from flu viruses, which can thrive and spread in saliva and mucus. But new...
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Needle-free flu vaccine patch effective in early study

4 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

A new needle-free flu vaccine patch revved up the immune system much like a traditional flu shot without any negative side effects. The research represents an important step...
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Broad-spectrum antibiotics may weaken flu vaccine response

5 days ago   |   Healio

Healthy adults who take broad-spectrum antibiotics may impair their body's immune response to influenza vaccination, according to findings from a small study published in...
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