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Cold, Flu, and Sinus News

  • Many Americans Traveling Abroad Lack Key Vaccinations: Study

    FRIDAY, Oct. 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Many Americans traveling overseas are not immunized against highly contagious diseases, new research shows. Outbreaks of certain infections — such as measles and hepatitis A — could be prevented if more U.S. travelers got the recommended vaccinations, the study authors said. “Americans planning international travel should see their health [...]

  • Infections, Not Clumsiness, Cause Many Falls

    FRIDAY, Oct. 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) — People arriving at the emergency room for a fall may be there due to an underlying infection rather than clumsiness, a new study suggests. Infection-related falls usually affect older people but can happen to anyone, researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital warn. “Over the years I’ve been struck by the fact [...]

  • Low-Income HIV Patients May Be Doing Better on Obamacare

    By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Oct. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Low-income HIV patients who enrolled in Obamacare may be faring better than they did on traditional state assistance, a new study suggests. At least that’s the case in Virginia, where the study was done. Researchers found that people infected with HIV (the virus that causes [...]

  • Here’s Another Important Reason to Get the Flu Vaccine

    Getting a flu shot may protect you not only from flu, but also from pneumonia, the leading cause of flu-related hospitalizations and deaths, a new study suggests.

  • All About the Latest Antibiotic-Resistant ‘Superbug’ Spreading in U.S. Hospitals

    A relatively new antibiotic-resistant bacteria called CRE is making inroads in some major American cities, U.S. health officials report.

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