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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.
Germs and Antibiotic Resistance
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently reported hundreds of instances of germs with antibiotic resistance genes in the US.
Avoiding E. Coli During an Outbreak
A recent E. coli outbreak may be winding down, but you can still take steps to avoid future infection.
Yellow Fever Vaccine Out of Stock
Planning to travel to Africa or Central or South America? Preparing for your trip may be a little more complicated than usual, according to the Centers for Disease and Control Prevention (CDC).
Got Diabetes? The Flu Vaccine May Help Your Health
Flu vaccination may lower the risk of hospital admission in patients with type 2 diabetes, according to a new study.
Allergic to Penicillin? Here's What You Need to Know
Do you carry an allergy to penicillin? Research has shown that about 90 percent of patients with a history of penicillin allergy are not truly allergic.
Tips to Prevent the Common Cold
Cold and flu season has arrived, but that doesn't have to mean you or your family will get sick. Outsmart germs with these simple strategies.
What You Should Know About Antibacterial Soap
When you reach for a bar or bottle of soap labeled "antibacterial," are you thinking it will help keep you from getting sick? If you answered yes, you're not alone, but you may be incorrect.
Let's Talk Turkey
Thanksgiving is just around the corner, which means you likely have turkey on the brain.
Wiping out Food Poisoning
Maybe you cooked your chicken thoroughly — but is there a chance some of the raw juice splattered on the counter? If so, bacteria could still cause illness, but an easy extra step may help keep you healthy.