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Your #Nose Knows #Sick

When I read about a study done on rats that hasn’t been translated into humans, I proceed with caution. But this one makes sense for the sake of survival. A study found that mice can influence a change in smell … Continue reading

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Can #Stress Really Making You #Sick?

If anybody ever tries to tell you stress doesn’t make you sick – they are wrong. Devil’s advocate would say stress makes you stronger but it definitely challenges your immune system. According to this study, stress can increase your chances … Continue reading

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Minimize the Risk of Getting Sick When Flying

Ever wonder how you can avoid getting sick on a plane? Holding your breath and touching nothing isn’t an option but here are some tips to minimize your exposure to uninvited germs. The techniques offered by the experts may save … Continue reading

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#Dirt is Good for #Kids #Immunity

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New Hope for #Virus Protection

A healthy person will develop antibodies to fend-off a typical bacteria infection. If the bacteria is a toughie, they get treated with antibiotics. Viruses, however, are not that simple. NPR did a great video on how viruses invade the body. … Continue reading

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New #Blood Test: #Virus or #Bacteria?

If you’ve ever had a cold that didn’t respond to antibiotics, it was probably a viral infection. Typically antibiotics will treat ailments that are caused by a bacteria. However, a virus is a horse of a different color. Viral infections are … Continue reading

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Being #Vaccinated Early Reduces #Flu Risk

When flu season rolls around, how long do you wait before you get a flu shot? Many of us play chicken at flu season because we try to weigh the opportunity cost of getting the vaccine. The efficacy of the … Continue reading

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@DolePackaged #Spinach Recalled For Salmonella Risk

Dole has issued a product recall for bagged spinach in 13-states. The voluntary recall is due to possible contamination of salmonella. The spinach is coded A27409B & A27409A, with an Enjoy By date of October 15 and UPC 7143000976. No illnesses … Continue reading

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@FluGov Has Arrived. Get Your #FluShot Today!

Despite your opinion of the flu vaccine, you may want to take heed of the announcement made to kids, seniors, and all age-groups in between. Most flu activity happens between the months of October to May. People are advised to … Continue reading

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