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Does Tamiflu Really Cure The Flu?

Tamiflu and Relenza, the two approved medications to treat the H1N1 virus, reduce flu symptoms by slowing the virus down to help the body’s immune system overtake the illness. These…

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Seasonal Flu Affects Young and Old

Seasonal flu, also known as influenza, infects an estimated 17 million to 50 million people in the United States each year. Anyone can get the flu, even healthy people, and serious…

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How To Take Care Of Yourself If You Have The Flu

What to expect and what to do if you have the flu You will probably be sick for several days with fever and respiratory symptoms. Take any prescribed medications until…

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What Is H1N1 or Swine Flu?

H1N1, also referred to as swine flu, was first detected in Americans in April 2009. Below is some general information about the virus, which spreads from person to person in…

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Arthritis and Rheumatology Care Myths Debunked

Rheumatology and arthritis care seems more fraught with myths and confusion than other fields of medicine. From old remedies to high-tech biologic agents, rheumatologists and patients must sort through a…

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Is My Child Overweight?

Imagine you are at the pediatrician’s office with your 11-year-old son for his annual check-up when she informs you that your son has “X” disease. This chronic disease will cause…

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Pet Turtles Can Carry Potentially Fatal Salmonella Infection

Turtles might look like cute pets, but it is estimated they are responsible for more than 70,000 annual cases of salmonella infections in the United States. Some of these infections…

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Skin Cancer and the Harmful Effects of Sun Exposure

As we head to the beaches this summer, awareness about skin cancer and the harmful effects of sun exposure is of vital importance. The most common form of cancer in…

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Drowning Prevention in Infants and Toddlers

As pediatricians, one of our most important goals in caring for young children is educating parents on injury prevention. Of particular relevance as the warm spring and summer months approach…

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Healthy Nutrition for a Healthier Future Generation

Preventive care through healthy nutrition is far superior to treatment of nutrition-based problems such as childhood obesity, diabetes and heart disease. To help prevent these serious medical conditions, you should…

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