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    Texas spa owner uses essential oils to defend against epidemics
    There are almost 2,000 different microbes capable of causing disease in humans and several “non-infectious” diseases now being linked to previous exposure to microbial infection, drug resistance is an ever-increasing challenge...
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    Food Revolution Summit undaunted by denial-of-service attack
    The Food Revolution Summit, which is being broadcast daily through May 4, was hit by a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack on its first day, April 26. Organized and hosted by John Robbins and his son Ocean, the summit is a week-long series...
  • New study finds ginseng can prevent and treat flu and colds
    New study finds ginseng can treat and prevent influenza H1N1 and cold virus
    Georgia State University's new Institute for Biomedical Sciences reports on April 21, 2014, in a news release, "Ginseng Can Treat And Prevent Influenza And Respiratory Virus, Researcher Finds", that ginseng can treat and prevent...
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    Pregnant Delaware woman dies from H1N1 flu
    The death of a 33-year-old expectant mother from Smyrna, Delaware, is the third flu-related death of the 2013-2014 flu season, according to a statement posted on Tuesday, to the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) Facebook...
  • Flu killing more young adults this season
    Flu killing more young adults than usual this year
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported on Thursday that more young and middle-aged adults in America than usual have died from the flu this year.The agency says the increase in flu deaths is due in part to young and middle...
  • Young and middle-aged adults hit hardest by flu this season
    Young and middle-aged adults hit hardest by flu this season
    According to LiveScience on Thursday, the flu has been particularly bad this year among young and middle-age adults.The CDC reported that 61 percent of all flu hospitalizations have been among adults ages 18 to 64 — an usually high...
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    NIH deliberately infects patients with flu virus in hopes of better vaccine
    Researchers from the National Institute of Health are conducting a study using people who volunteer to become infected with the flu in hopes of coming up with a better vaccine, Medical Daily reported Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014.But volunteers aren&rsquo...
  • H1N1 Influenza Virus Particles
    Staying healthy during Albuquerque's 2014 flu season peak
    The peak of Albuquerque's flu season typically falls between January and March. According to New Mexico dept. of Health 2013-2014 Influenza Surveillance Update, hospitalization rates for those between 18-64 years of age are already higher this...
  • Influenza hit Wisconsin: H1N1 virus continues to sweep through the nation
    Influenza hit Wisconsin: H1N1 virus continues to sweep through the nation
    The H1N1 flu virus has been infecting and spreading in a sweeping motion throughout the nation. Currently many cases have been confirmed in the state of Wisconsin.The circulation of the H1N1 virus has been a fearsome illness that has been...
  • This 3 dimensional (3D) image illustrates the very beginning stages of an influenza (flu) infection.
    California reports 45 flu deaths as H1N1 predominates nationally
    The number of influenza-related deaths in California have increased by seven during the past week, according to theCalifornia Department of Public Health (CDPH) in a press release Jan. 17.According toDr. Ron Chapman, director of the California...
  • Flu Epidemic Continues
    Worsening flu season spreading across U.S.
    The annual flu epidemic is steadily spreading across the United States, with elevated activity in all regions of the country. While it is not considered worse than the average flu season, officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
  • Flu kills 20 children
    The flu is spreading, killing 20 children so far
    Flu activity in the United States is spreading and has killed 20 children so far, according to a report released Friday from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).Deaths from influenza and flu-like illness, such as pneumonia, have...
  • Red Cross Emergency Ambulance Station during the influenza pandemic of 1918
    Surviving the next H1N1 pandemic: common questions answered
    Every year as the flu season arrives, reports of serious flu activity start comparisons to the H1N1 influenza of 2009, and other past pandemics.Here are some common questioned answered to help you better understand the news and reports on flu...
  • January 4, 2014 weekly influenza surveillance report Prepared by the Influenza Division of Centers for Disease Control  and Prevention
    Flu pandemic fears continue as influenza activity remains high
    The CDC reported on Friday that overall flu activity continues to be high in the United States.The data on the FluView website updates each Friday with the weekly influenza surveillance report Prepared by the Influenza Division of Centers for...
  • Global pandemic influenza H1N1: Deadly flu virus is a growing concern
    Global pandemic influenza H1N1: Deadly flu virus is a growing concern
    The deadly flu virus known as H1N1, influenza is a global pandemic concern that is affecting many people in the United States. People who haven’t received a flu shot are advised to get one. It isn’t too late to take this added...