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Study after study is pushing what we know about probiotics, AKA the good bacteria in your gut, on your skin, and elsewhere further into miracle treatment territory. Cultivating good bacteria may help with depression, diseases of other parts of the body like the heart, and may be an effective, side-effect free treatment of eczema, among […]

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Watching Out for Stomach Flu

January 31, 2018

Many people still confuse influenza (the “flu” making headlines) with stomach flu; some even throw Norovirus in, like it’s either “the flu” or “Norovirus”. Understanding the difference and which symptoms belong to which illness is important, especially in such a life threatening flu season. Let’s get influenza out of the way. Vomiting and diarrhea can […]

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Or maybe the chef? Apparently 1 in 5 food service workers say they’ve gone to work with Norovirus symptoms—nausea and vomiting. Now, food service workers don’t get paid time off, and could lose their jobs if they don’t find someone to cover for them, so it’s hard to be mad. While you may be skipping […]

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According to CDC research that examined food poisoning outbreaks between 1998-2008, almost a quarter were caused by contaminated fruits and vegetables. The reason is obvious: stomach flu is most commonly spread by people not washing hands, and fruits and veggies are often served uncooked, so germs aren’t killed. Although fruits and veggies are the most […]

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The US, Europe, and Australia are all suffering from stomach flu as Norovirus enjoys the same conditions that have caused influenza and other winter viruses to spread this year. Although the US has focused health coverage on influenza, many people are also experiencing stomach flu. Likely, it’s been under-reported because most people ride stomach flu […]

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