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pneumonia

With a rise in superbugs (and hospital acquired infections) predicted, the CDC and FDA have new guidelines to curb their spread…sort of. Superbugs, or antibiotic resistant bacteria, are a huge and growing problem for hospitals. Hospital acquired infections affect an estimated 1 in 25 patients everyday, with almost 10% eventually dieing from the infection. And […]

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MERS, or Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome, a cousin to SARS, has popped up in South Korea. Bad news first: 25 people have been confirmed, with another 5 suspected, of having the virus. Many of those were not quickly diagnosed, and since MERS spreads easily through hospitals (the way many have already been infected) there will […]

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Nebulizing For Allergies

March 17, 2015

You might be doing a great job keeping allergy-caused mucus from piling up with regular sinus floods. But if you’re drawn outside by the sunshine long enough to get some good stuffy eyes, runny nose, and sneezes going, you might need some extra immune support for your respiratory system! Allergies cause mucus because it’s an […]

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It’s been a rough flu season. This year’s flu shot barely took the edge off it, and travel really succeeded at spreading it around. The good news is that in general, flu season is winding down. The bad news is that those who are older (65+) are still ending up hospitalized, struggling with what has […]

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Whether you’re just changing with the times or looking for safer ways to get your fix, e-cigarettes are a much better alternative to regular cigarettes. Why? Well, there’s no extra burned things, like paper (and whatever other additives) to spread carcinogens into your lungs. E-cigarette vapor is far “cleaner”. But. E-cigarette vapor has been shown […]

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