Cloudy with a Chance of Influenza

Cloudy with a Chance of Influenza

Predicting what this year’s flu season will have in store is a tough one. The flu virus is unpredictable. While flu spreads every year, the timing, severity and length of the season varies from year to year, and there are many different influenza viruses that are constantly changing. The average flu season starts in October, peaks in January and February and can sometimes last as late as May. As with the Read more »
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September 17, 2014
What’s on the horizon…?

What’s on the horizon…?

Emerging research and possible new treatments for breast cancer While about 1 in 8 American women will be diagnosed with breast cancer sometime in their lifetime, fortunately the rate of women dying from the disease has been declining since about 1989. This decrease is believed to be the result of earlier detection through screening and increased awareness, as well as improved treatments. New research is being conducted around the world and Read more »
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September 17, 2014
the Good, the Bad and the Untreatable

the Good, the Bad and the Untreatable

What we should know about the growing threat of antibiotic resistant bacteria and how to help stem the tide. Bacteria are single-celled organisms found inside and outside of our bodies. Not all bacteria are harmful, some are actually beneficial, and play an important role in functions of the body such as digestion. But, disease-causing bacteria can trigger illnesses, including strep throat, pneumonia, bladder infections, and some ear and sinus infections, just Read more »
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July 11, 2014
Getting to the bottom of… Pelvic Pain

Getting to the bottom of… Pelvic Pain

Mention pelvic pain, and there are few women who don’t immediately think of painful menstrual cramps, the kind that could knock you off your feet and leave you wanting to curl up in bed with a heating pad for the rest of the day. But the truth is, menstrual cramps are just one kind of pain that a woman may experience in the pelvic region and perhaps are more easily Read more »
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July 11, 2014
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