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Most people with the flu have mild illness and do not need medical care or antiviral drugs. If you get sick with flu symptoms, in most cases, you should stay home and avoid contact with other people … more
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention note whether traveling to warmer weather or a snow-filled adventure, make sure flu is not your travel companion. It’s not too late to get a flu … more
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has issued is weekly "influence report for Dec. 24-30, 2017. During week 52, the following ILI activity levels were experienced: New York City and … more
Heart-shaped boxes filled with decadent treats are coveted gifts on Valentine’s Day. Chocolate lovers typically have a favorite type of chocolate, whether it’s creamy filled truffles or chocolate … more
Obesity is on the rise among pets. The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention says that 54 percent of dogs and 59 percent of cats in the United States were categorized as overweight or obese in 2016. … more
Palpitations of the heart or uncomfortable sensations in the chest can be distressing. Thoughts of heart attack may come to mind, and that anxiety can only exacerbate the situation. While heart … more
Recognizing the threat that heart disease poses is a great first step for women who want to avoid becoming one of the hundreds of thousands of women who lose their lives to heart disease each year. … more
Recognizing the threat that heart disease poses is a great first step for women who want to avoid becoming one of the hundreds of thousands of women who lose their lives to heart disease each year. … more
At a 2015 American Medical Association meeting, 159 medical students were given a blood pressure check challenge with a simulated patient. Only one – one! – performed all 11 elements they’re … more
People with readings of 130 as the top number or 80 as the bottom one now are considered to have high blood pressure, according to the guideline released last November by the American Heart … more
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