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Flu Season Is Here: Your Daily Dose of Tips
Flu season is upon us. But with a few simple steps, you can help protect yourself from catching the flu.
Flu Myths Debunked
Myths about the flu shot are widespread, and these misconceptions often cause people to opt out of this important vaccine. It's time to learn the truth about some common flu misconceptions.
Flu Season Is Coming: Are You Ready?
Take precautions today to avoid the flu this fall.
Flu Rx May Be Safer Than Once Thought
Despite past concerns, a popular flu medication did not appear to increase the risk of suicide in children and teens, a new study found.
Beware: Fraudulent Flu Medications
The flu has spread over the nation and caused a record number of flu-related hospitalizations.
A New Rx for Cystic Fibrosis
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new drug to treat cystic fibrosis (CF).
Opioids and Infection Risk
Opioid use may increase your risk of infectious diseases like pneumonia and meningitis, according to a new study.
Fighting the Flu
A recent spike in flu cases across the United States has prompted a health advisory from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Preventing Lung Complications After Surgery
Breathing training with a physical therapist before abdominal surgery may cut the risk of postoperative lung complications like pneumonia in half, according to a new study.
Egg Allergy? Flu Shots May Be OK
People who are allergic to eggs may not have to worry so much about getting the flu shot, according to new guidelines.