What to do when I feel the early signs of flu ?

Staying hydrated is essential if you’re infected with the flu. “Feed a cold, starve a fever,” the saying goes. But if you’ve ever been hit with a spout of the flu then you’ll know this old wives’ tale does very little to get you through. Cue a week...
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The Fatal Consequences of Cheap Cigarettes

A new study suggests that the availability of cheaper, off-brand cigarettes is associated with an increase in infant mortality. Researchers writing in JAMA Pediatrics studied the link between cigarette prices and infant mortality in 23 European countries from 2004 through 2014. During this time, there were...
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Is is possible for athletes to share infections

It is so easy for infections to be transmitted through skin contact in wrestling that there is a condition named for it: Herpes gladiatorum. CreditHiroko Masuike/The New York Times When parents of young athletes reel off their kids’ sports-related health issues, they usually think of sprains, broken...
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