Tag: prevention

Doctor Says, It’s Not Too Soon to Get Your Flu Shot

Doctor Says, It’s Not Too Soon to Get Your Flu Shot

Sep 25, –  This season’s vaccine protects against 4 types of flu virus,  flu vaccine is now available  and Americans should get their flu shot as soon as possible, an expert says. “Contrary to some beliefs, getting the flu shot in September is a good thing and will offer protection for the entirety of the […]

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Child’s Chronic Illness Can Affect the Whole Family

Child’s Chronic Illness Can Affect the Whole Family

Sep 21, – Parenting a chronically ill child can cause stress that affects the whole family. That’s the finding of researchers who reviewed 96 studies conducted in 12 countries between 1980 and 2012. The studies included families in which there were children up to age 21 with asthma, cancer, cystic fibrosis, diabetes, epilepsy, juvenile rheumatoid […]

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Smoke free rules: Most Americans Say ‘No’ to Smoking in Their Homes, Cars

Smoke free rules: Most Americans Say ‘No’ to Smoking in Their Homes, Cars

May 17, AP – Four out of five adults now have smoke-free rules in their homes, while about three out of four have enacted the same ban in their cars, according to the national survey from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Getting tough on smoking is always a good idea, experts say. […]

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