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15 Best & Worst Foods to Eat When You’re Sick

Being sick is never fun. While reducing stress and getting plenty of sleep can help you get through a nasty bout of seasonal sickness, food can play an important role, too. Of course, some foods are b…

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Why You Should Probably Not Read the Magazines at Your Doctor’s Office

It’s something we do without really thinking about it—leafing through a magazine while we wait for our turn at the doctor’s clinic. But it may be a good idea to resist that habit. Instead, pop your…

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How to Avoid Getting and Spreading the Flu

Flu season is in full swing. Whether you get a flu shot or not, there are a few other things you can do to lessen the chance you'll get the flu or spread the flu to others. According to the Mayo Cl…

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Who Should Get a Flu Vaccine?

The flu vaccine is common enough, but there are still many people who aren't getting one. Should you be lining up? In a word - yes. According to federal health agency recommendations, pretty much a…

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7 Surprising Facts About Colds & Flus

  Cold and flu season is just around the corner. Are you ready? Read on to check out some of the most surprising facts about colds and flus. You can monitor outbreaks in your area through t…

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Top 9 Super Immune-Boosting Breakfasts

We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It's possible to kick up the immune-boosting power of this daily meal to make it even more valuable against any cold and flu viruses g…

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11 Detox Tips for a Super Spring Cleanse

Spring is almost here. It is the perfect time to do a detox, particularly after we've been breathing in poor indoor air quality, had less sunlight, and perhaps gotten less activity than usual.  Detoxi…

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First GMO Flu Vaccine Approved for U.S. Patients

In a technological leap forward, medical company Protein Sciences has produced and gotten approval by the FDA for a flu vaccine made of genetically engineered proteins gathered from caterpillars. Adu…

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Mad Science: Bird Flu Experiment Insane

Remember the whole bird flu scare of a year or two ago?  We dodged that bullet, so what are scientists doing now?  You guessed it:  creating a new strain of the avian flu virus that can jump from spec…

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The Best Natural Home Remedy for the Flu

Here in the U.S., we’ve entered an early and unexpected flu season, with most of the country experiencing high levels of flu-like illness. Influenza is a virus, and once contracted you may experien…

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Interesting article,been using almond milk for a while now,surprised at this but will carry on.

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Too funny, thanks for sharing