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Overprescribing of Flu Antivirals by Doctors in Australia

OVERPRESCRIBING OF FLU ANTIVIRALS BY DOCTORS IN AUSTRALIA

Doctors in Australia are prescribing antivirals for people with the flu who may not benefit, putting patients at risk of side effects...

Celtics push past Pacers for 2-0 series lead

CELTICS PUSH PAST PACERS FOR 2-0 SERIES LEAD

The Celtics found their inner grind once again Wednesday night, and the result is a homecourt-fueled 2-0 edge in their first-round...

 
 
 
Why you shouldn't avoid the flu vaccine

WHY YOU SHOULDN'T AVOID THE FLU VACCINE

OPINION: It is really important to also take into account the risk of those around you.

Common Food Preservative May Influence How Well Flu Vaccines Work

COMMON FOOD PRESERVATIVE MAY INFLUENCE HOW WELL FLU VACCINES WORK

Common food preservative Tert-butylhydroquinone, or tBHQ found in food products such as cooking oils, processed foods and frozen meats...

 
 
 
Is dog flu coming? Scientists warn a mix of animal viruses could spread from dogs to people

IS DOG FLU COMING? SCIENTISTS WARN A MIX OF ANIMAL VIRUSES COULD SPREAD FROM DOGS TO PEOPLE

Researchers from Korea University have found dog flu can combine with bird or swine flu to mutate into a highly infectious strain which...

Mother whose 5-year-old son died of flu was attacked by anti-vaxxer trolls

MOTHER WHOSE 5-YEAR-OLD SON DIED OF FLU WAS ATTACKED BY ANTI-VAXXER TROLLS

Joseph Marotta got the flu shot in 2009, but it didn't prevent that year's deadly H1N1 strain. He died at age five. His mother is nonetheless...

 
 
 
Gobert shakes off illness to lead Jazz past Nets, 114-98

GOBERT SHAKES OFF ILLNESS TO LEAD JAZZ PAST NETS, 114-98

SALT LAKE CITY - A flu bug kept Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert from feeling at full strength before tipoff and caused him to vomit in...

World Health Organization tells countries to bolster flu control as another pandemic is 'inevitable'

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION TELLS COUNTRIES TO BOLSTER FLU CONTROL AS ANOTHER PANDEMIC IS 'INEVITABLE'

The WHO said the question is not 'if we have another pandemic, but when'. A global strategy will attempt to reduce the number of deaths.

 
 
 
Child dies from flu as nearly 200 students stay home from 1 Chicago school

CHILD DIES FROM FLU AS NEARLY 200 STUDENTS STAY HOME FROM 1 CHICAGO SCHOOL

Across the country, there have been 41 influenza-associated pediatric deaths reported this season, according to the CDC.

James Harden out for Rockets at Warriors with flu symptoms

JAMES HARDEN OUT FOR ROCKETS AT WARRIORS WITH FLU SYMPTOMS

James Harden is sitting out the Houston Rockets' game against the Golden State Warriors because of flu-like symptoms

 
 
 
'This flu season is not mild': 19,000 people have been killed by the virus, health directors say

'THIS FLU SEASON IS NOT MILD': 19,000 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN KILLED BY THE VIRUS, HEALTH DIRECTORS SAY

On Saturday, leaders at the NIH and CDC raised the alarm, saying the flu is ‘much harder to prevent than measles' but insisted that...

The best natural ways to prevent the flu

THE BEST NATURAL WAYS TO PREVENT THE FLU

The flu season is still in effect, and while the vaccine-pushing media claims a vaccine is the only way to stop the flu, there are...

 
 
 
Flu Shot Much More Effective This Year, CDC Says

FLU SHOT MUCH MORE EFFECTIVE THIS YEAR, CDC SAYS

This year's flu vaccine offers 47 percent protection against all circulating strains, according to researchers at the U.S. Centers...

Proven scientific ways to prevent the common cold

PROVEN SCIENTIFIC WAYS TO PREVENT THE COMMON COLD

Since the common cold and the flu both have similar symptoms, it's important to know which is which so you can use the most effective...

 
 
 
'I feel like I failed': Father distraught after 4-year-old daughter dies from flu, pneumonia

'I FEEL LIKE I FAILED': FATHER DISTRAUGHT AFTER 4-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER DIES FROM FLU, PNEUMONIA

"I'm mad at myself. I'm mad at everyone. I'm mad at the hospital. I'm mad at God. I can't lie to you," the father said.

Having a Primary Doc Boosts All Your Healthcare

HAVING A PRIMARY DOC BOOSTS ALL YOUR HEALTHCARE

Adults with a primary care doctor were more likely to receive colonoscopy or mammography. They also received more diagnostic and preventive...

 
 
 

PREVENTING FLU WITH AN ANTIBODY-PLUS-TAMIFLU UNIVERSAL VACCINE

The flu virus' ability to rapidly mutate into vaccine-resistant strains has made the search for a universal vaccine all the more challenging....

ANTI-FLU ANTIBODIES CAN INHIBIT TWO DIFFERENT VIRAL PROTEINS

Researchers have discovered that antibodies that may form the basis of a universal flu vaccine inhibit a second viral protein in addition...

 
 
 
How Indoor Plants Can Help You Avoid Getting Sick This Flu Season

HOW INDOOR PLANTS CAN HELP YOU AVOID GETTING SICK THIS FLU SEASON

Think that the role of household plants is to just brighten up living spaces and look nice on shelves? Think again. Many common household...

Flu piles pressure on over-stretched NHS hospitals as the outbreak KILLS 26 people in a week

FLU PILES PRESSURE ON OVER-STRETCHED NHS HOSPITALS AS THE OUTBREAK KILLS 26 PEOPLE IN A WEEK

Public Health England figures today revealed the number of people visiting their GP about flu-like symptoms rose by a third in just...