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The Difference Between Cold and Flu

Posted by healtheo360 on Aug 19, 2015 11:18:59 AM

It’s that time of the year again where you may be start to cough, sniffle or sneeze. You may think it’s just a common cold, while others say that you may have the flu. Many get confused with identifying the difference between a cold and the flu; here are a few guidelines to figuring out whether you’re experiencing the common cold or the flu.

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Flu Prevention: 7 Everyday Tips For Winter

Posted by healtheo360 on Dec 9, 2014 3:05:37 AM

Worried about catching the flu? Flu or influenza appears most frequently during winter and early spring seasons. Anyone can get the flu but those at a higher risk for flu complications are infants, pregnant women and the elderly. People with chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, lung disease and HIV are also at high risk for complications related to flu. What flu prevention tips are you using to keep you and your family safe this winter?


Try these 7 flu prevention tips and outsmart the flu this winter:

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Doctors Push to Limit Antibiotic Use in Children

Posted by healtheo360 on Nov 18, 2013 10:08:58 AM

MONDAY, Nov. 18, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- American children get too many unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions for upper respiratory infections, a medical group says. Now the organization is urging both providers and parents to take steps to ensure that antibiotics are used only when truly needed.

More than one in five pediatric office visits results in an antibiotic prescription, according to the authors of a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). And about 10 million antibiotic prescriptions are written every year for upper respiratory infections that likely won't improve from antibiotic use.

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