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Do You Have The Flu Or Just A Cold? Here's How To Tell
Plus tips for taking care of yourself.
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The Effects Of Air Pollution On Human Health
No one can escape the dangers.
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What It's Really Like To Parent A Child With A Chronic Illness
L. Shauntay Snell
, Guest Writer
I’ve run out of clever ways of telling my son that his diagnosis makes him bionic man.
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We Still Don't Know Much About How Wildfire Smoke Affects Our Health
Little research has been done on this pollution's specific effects.
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Influenza Vaccine Linked To Less Hospitalizations Among Elderly
Dr. Melvin Sanicas
Vaccinologist, Public Health Physician, Gates Global Health Fe...
One such disease is influenza, which affects the whole population, but the highest rates of complications and mortality are
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The Lessons I’ve Learned From My Children’s Rare Disease
By Dayna Fladhammer
When I imagined having children, I imagined a lot of things: the kind of mom I’d be, the things I’d do with my kids and the
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7 Warning Signs Of Lung Cancer Not To Ignore
Dr. David Samadi
Chairman of Urology, Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Ho...
Lung cancer – just the name of it sounds ominous. We may reason it could never happen to us ― I don’t smoke or am even around
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Zaha Hadid's Death Offers A Surprising Lesson On Heart Attack Risk
Seemingly unrelated conditions like bronchitis can trigger sudden heart attack.
Cigarette Smoke Can Make Your Pet Sick
Dr. Karen Becker
Dr. Karen Becker
If you suspect your pet is suffering from smoking-related problems of any kind, I encourage you to make an appointment with your veterinarian as soon as possible.
Could You Have COPD?
Jim T. Miller
Syndicated columnist, NBC Today contributor and creator of Sav...
If you do indeed have COPD, you need to know that while there's no cure, there are things you can do to help manage symptoms and protect your lungs from further damage, including:
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Richmond, California: Exhibit A of Polluters' Cruelty
Associate Communications Director, The Sierra Club
On their way to the port terminal, coal trains pass by four overwhelmingly Latino and African-American elementary schools. And the name of one of them reminds us that irony, indeed, has no shame.
Coping With the Cough Plague of 2015
Lisa R. Petty
I am a writer, animal lover, educator, mother, wife, and joker.
Finally, just give up on ever living a cough free life. Curl up on the couch under a blanket and moan, "I'm dying. I'm dying. This has to be Captain Trips or Consumption." Or something similar while your family shakes their heads at you and turns the TV louder. Welcome to hell.
Preventing Ebola and More Common Infections: Tips For You On Contact and Hygiene
Dr. Cary Presant
Practicing hematologist and oncologist, and Professor of Medicine
Social gestures are important to feel welcome, express trust, show gratitude, and conclude visits with a hopeful tone. Find the best way between you and your doctor to have these feelings, but do not increase your risk of infection in the process.
Diary of a Flu Victim
I'm gonna need more Advil, Dayquil, Nyquil, and Mucinex, and Windex to clean the mucous off my hands. And can someone please get this vile-tasting water away from me? It smells like Trenton.
All I Want for Christmas Is Bronchitis: Scrooge and Healthcare
Writer, teacher, producer of documentary series, "Digging Detr...
I jumped through the hoops of reciting my last ten days, hoping to speed up the journey to the antibiotic my fifty years with this body has trained me to rightfully expect when I can whistle Jingle Bells through my throat. Sure enough, they agreed.
Bronchitis: What Is The Condition George H.W. Bush Was Hospitalized For?
Bronchitis is also known as a "chest cold," and occurs when there is swelling and inflammation of the lungs' bronchial tubes
Could a Vitamin D Supplement a Day Keep the Colds Away?
Integrative Medicine Physician (www.makinghealthyez.com)
At this point, if you are someone who is interested in supplements and vitamins, you might be getting tired of hearing about all the extensive virtues of vitamin D.
Emphysema: Symptoms, Sufferers, And Everything Else You Need To Know
Verena von Pfetten
What is emphysema? * The main cause of emphysema is smoking, which activates inflammatory cells in the lung. This inflammation
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