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7. Influenza

Influenza—commonly called the flu—is a viral infection of the respiratory system. It affects the lungs, as well as the whole body. Most people who get the flu come down with it during “flu season,” which runs from November to March. Children are more susceptible to getting the flu, and often

Home Remedies for Toenail Fungus

Home Remedies for Toenail Fungus

Well-cared-for feet are a sign of health and beauty. But when toenail fungus appears, having others see your feet can be embarrassing. Why do fungal nail infections appear? Let’s explore the reasons—and then look at a pair of home remedies for toenail fungus that may work.

A fungal nail infection

7. Influenza

Influenza—commonly called “the flu”—is a viral infection of the respiratory system. It affects the lungs, as well as the whole body. Most people recognize the symptoms—fever, body aches, sore throat, stuffy nose, and headache. Sometimes the flu is confused with the common cold, but while some flu symptoms are the

What Is Legionnaires’ Disease? The Outbreak at Disneyland

What Is Legionnaires’ Disease? The Outbreak at Disneyland

“Disneyland shuts down cooling towers over Legionnaires’ cases” was the headline on Nov. 12, 2017, at CNN’s website—a news story that quickly hit all the major media outlets. To date, 12 people in the Anaheim, Calif., area were confirmed to have contracted Legionnaires’ disease, a serious and potentially lethal pneumonia.

7. Influenza

Influenza—commonly called “the flu”—is a viral infection of the respiratory system. It affects the lungs as well as the whole body. Most people recognize the symptoms—fever, body aches, sore throat, stuffy nose, and headache. Sometimes the flu is confused with the common cold, but even though some of the symptoms

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