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Influenza Expert: “Despite What You’ve Heard, It’s Still a Good Idea to Get Your Flu Shot”

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Previous Influenza Virus Exposures Enhance Susceptibility in Another Influenza Pandemic

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New data analysis suggests that people born at the time of the 1957 H2N2 or Asian Flu pandemic were at a higher risk of dying during the 2009 H1N1 Swine Flu pandemic as well as the resurgent H1N1 outbreak in 2013-2014. And it is not the first time this has happened.

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Early Testing for Influenza Symptoms Critical This Flu Season

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Doctor Offers Tips on Warding Off a Cold

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There a few common sense, if perhaps overlooked, steps one can take to reduce one’s risk for catching a cold.

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Loyola Medicine Pediatrician Offers Advice for Parents to Help Keep Children Safe from the Flu

Loyola Medicine pediatrician Bridget Boyd, MD, has some advice for parents on how to help their child fend off the flu and what to do if they do get sick.

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Flu Expert: More Than Half of the Country is Seeing a Spike in Flu Cases Due to Rapidly Evolving H3 Strains

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Cedars-Sinai Epidemiologist Discusses Best Ways to Stay Healthy as Flu Season Peaks

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Influenza is a serious illness that sometimes can result in death. Jonathan Grein, MD, Cedars-Sinai medical director of Hospital Epidemiology, is available to discuss ways to keep healthy as flu activity surges dramatically.

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Nursing Homes Should Require Flu Shots for All Staff and Patients, Most Older Adults Say

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As flu season swings into high gear, a new poll suggests nursing homes and other long-term care facilities should be doing more to get their staff and patients vaccinated before it’s too late. Nearly three-quarters of people over age 50 say all staff in such facilities should definitely be required to get the flu vaccine. More than 60 percent say that patients should definitely get vaccinated too.

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Top 10 Healthy Tips for 2018 Include Not 'Drinking' Your Fruit, 10,000 Steps a Day and Maintaining a Gratitude Attitude.

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Reducing Your Risk of Getting Sick During Holiday Travel

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Holiday travel forces people into often-crowded airplanes, automobiles and airports and the result can be a cold or other bug that dims the holiday cheer.







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