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Learn the Facts about Fall Allergies

Learn the Facts about Fall Allergies

Although the flowers are beginning to fade and the air has turned cool and breezy, many allergy suffers get no break during the autumn months. The factors that cause allergies may be different, but the outcome can be equally as uncomfortable as the flower pollen that clouds the air through spr... Read More


What Cold and Flu Viruses Mean for the Body

What Cold and Flu Viruses Mean for the Body

Suffering with a cold or flu can often be a tiring, aggravating encounter. However, the next time your body is suffering from these viruses remember this: allowing your body to rest while allowing the cold or flu to run its course is actually beneficial to your long term health. Proponents of ... Read More


Binge Drinking Can Temporarily Weaken Immune System

Binge Drinking Can Temporarily Weaken Immune System

Binge drinking can weaken the immune system and undermine the body's ability to fight infection for at least 24 hours afterwards by inhibiting certain signaling molecules that launch pro-inflammatory responses, according to research published in the journal BMC Immunology. Read More


Avoiding the Flu

Avoiding the Flu

With Flu season underway, it's time to look at what these viruses are and what makes them tick. The flu virus is a nasty, yet simple organism composed of 11 genes compared to the 20,000 found in humans. What makes the flu so potentially dangerous is that it's prone to mutations, which are slig... Read More


Protect Yourself From a Cold With Exercise

Protect Yourself From a Cold With Exercise

In the cold days of winter, seasonal cold infections continue to make their rounds, causing general distress and discomfort. However, there are ways to be proactive about your health - making exercise a daily part of your life can reduce the incidence of colds, according to an expert from the ... Read More


Flu Tips for This Winter

Flu Tips for This Winter

With Flu season underway, it's time to look at what these viruses are and what makes them tick. The flu virus is a nasty, yet simple organism composed of 11 genes compared to the 20,000 found in humans. What makes the flu so potentially dangerous is that it's prone to mutations, which are slig... Read More


Avoiding Colds and the Flu

Avoiding Colds and the Flu

While there's no sure-fire way of protecting yourself against colds or the flu, or of cutting them short, there are a number of herbs and supplements that could be of some use, according to Amanda Ursell, a nutritionist with The Times of London. Washing your hands often, especially when near ... Read More



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