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Flu Season Update: Millions Affected
If you have gotten sick with the flu this year, you are not alone.
Staying Healthy During Flu Season
Not every sickness gets its own season. Seasonal flu activity often begins as early as October and November and can continue until as late as May.
Common Cold Treatments
When you get a cold, you may find yourself rushing to your local pharmacy or grocery store to get some medications to treat it. Keep reading to see what you can do to get better faster.
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.