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Common Cold (INACTIVE)

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  • Got flu? Keep it to yourself.

     Got flu? Keep it to yourself.
    Doctors used to call influenza "knock-me-down" fever, and there was a reason for that. Anyone who's suffered through a bout of it knows the miseries: the headaches, the throat that feels scrubbed with sandpaper, the fever so high you're floating on the edge of delirium. And then there is the cough, the muscle pain, the general misery. Worse still: Flu can kill, though not often, and typically only the very young, the elderly and those with compromised immune systems.
  • New virus doesn't spread easily person-to-person, WHO says

     
    A new virus that has killed one person and landed another in a London hospital does not appear to spread easily from person to person, the World Health Organization said Friday.

    New virus akin to SARS reported; man hospitalized in London

     
    A Qatari man hospitalized in London is suffering a severe infection in the same family as the SARS virus that killed hundreds and sickened thousands across the globe roughly a decade ago, the World Health Organization and British authorities have...

    Monday's Talk Shows

     
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    The Healthy Skeptic: Probiotics could help in cold and flu season

    The Healthy Skeptic: Probiotics could help in cold and flu season
    Now that we're deep into the cold and flu season, it's safe to assume that germs are hiding pretty much everywhere — the keypad at the grocery store checkout, the handrail on the bus, the air around that miserable-looking co-worker. Avoiding...