Posts Tagged ‘flu’

It’s Easier Than We Thought to Get the Flu

When we were young, we all learned in that the flu is transmitted through contact with sneezes, coughs, and other germ-laden fluids. So the best way to avoid the flu (besides getting vaccinated) is to wash your hands regularly, especially after coming in contact with a sick person or anything they came in contact with.…

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5 Myths about Flu Vaccines

Flu season is upon us, and with it comes a variety of myths about flu vaccines. Be sure you know the truth about this deadly disease — and what you can do to prevent it! Myth #1. Only people at “high risk” need to be vaccinated. MYTH: While it is crucial that people at high…

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Heart Attack: 5 Little Known Risks You Were Unaware

Heart attack prevention today consists of  eating the right foods, monitoring your cholesterol level, and exercising at least three times a week. But did you know there are lesser-known risk factors for heart disease you may be unaware of? We list them below.     Heart Attack: CHIP CHIP stands for: clonal hematopoiesis of indeterminate potential. This is a mutation of…

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