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OCT 24, 2014 - Huffington Post

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7 Cold And Flu Myths That Need To End Right Now

Now that fall is in full swing, cold and flu season is also upon us. And with this rise of sniffling and coughing come some truly inventive theories about getting sick and staying well, like sweating out a fever (which doesn’t help) or eating lots of chicken soup (which actually does help). To put an end these common misconceptions, we’ve ...

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OCT 23, 2014 - Futurity

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What the 1918 ‘Spanish flu’ tells us about Ebola

The 1918 influenza virus killed 50 million people worldwide, and now scientists are hoping to apply the lessons learned to … Continued The post What the 1918 ‘Spanish flu’ tells us about Ebola appeared first on Futurity.

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OCT 22, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Americans Are A Little More Worried About The Flu Than Ebola

WASHINGTON -- When media outlets aren't hyping the threat of Ebola, they're embracing a much more helpful trend: stories explaining we should really worry about the flu. Americans have gotten the message -- kind of. They're a little more likely to say the flu is a bigger threat to the nation, a new HuffPost/YouGov poll finds, with 45 percent saying ...

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OCT 22, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Why Medical Conspiracy Theories Are Here To Stay

Nearly half of Americans embrace some type of medical conspiracy theory, according to a study published this year by the University of Chicago. So it's no surprise that a new crop of outlandish beliefs around the spread of the Ebola virus have started to take hold. Rush Limbaugh, for example, has suggested that liberal politicians believe that the U.S. is ...

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OCT 22, 2014 - Washington Times

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20 flu-related hospitalizations so far in October

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - State health officials say the flu season is off to a strong start in Wisconsin. State epidemiologist Thomas Haupt says influenza hospitalizations have been unexpectedly on the rise in October. Twenty people have been hospitalized in the past three weeks. Haupt tells WISN-TV (http://bit.ly/1wo5JOD ...

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