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So far in 2010 there have been almost 6000 probable or confirmed cases of whooping cough (pertussis) in California, and they have been responsible for the deaths of ten infants (newborns) so far. Click Here To Read The Story At CNN Normally, doctors recommend that infants receive the whooping cough vaccine at 2 months, but […]

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Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs that causes the sacs in your lungs to fill up with pus causing (possibly violent) coughing and flem, making it difficult to breathe. Coughing up flem (and a general feeling of malaise) cause many people to have nausea, and sometimes vomiting. Because your lung’s capacity for delivering oxygen […]

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Bronchitis Rates Rising

April 12, 2010

In the past year alone, 9.8 million adults were diagnosed with chronic bronchitis, according to the CDC, and rates for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (which includes bronchitis) among adults has gone up almost 65% over the last decade. Bronchitis is an infection in the passageway of the lungs that causes cold-like symptoms (which can include […]

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Sometimes Sinus Infection symptoms can last much longer than the cold or allergies that precipitated them, becoming chronic, and the medical treatments can be unappealing (time off work for repeated doctor’s visits, repeated courses of antibiotics, surgery, more antibiotics, and then a pile of bills)—so you may want to seek a Sinus Infection home remedy. […]

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Usually, but not always, Bronchitis begins as a viral infection in the nose, sinuses, or throat, and then spreads into the tiny airways of the lungs. Bronchitis can also be a bacterial respiratory infection. The blocking of lung passageways leads to the most painful and recognizable symptom of Bronchitis: that aching, mucus-filled cough. Additional symptoms […]

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