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Getting Annual Flu Shot Won't Weaken Your Immune System

Getting Annual Flu Shot Won't Weaken Your Immune System

Published 11/21/2017

TUESDAY, Nov. 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- There's no evidence to support the notion that people who get the flu vaccine every year somehow "weaken" their immune system over time, researchers say.

In fact, annual vaccination seemed tied to stronger immune cell activity, according to the Norwegian...

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Everything You Need to Know About Exercise and Hydration

Everything You Need to Know About Exercise and Hydration

Published 11/21/2017

TUESDAY, Nov. 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Working up a good sweat when you exercise lets you know you're working hard, but it's also a sign that you're losing water -- water that needs to be replaced.

Water not only regulates your body temperature, it also helps lubricate joints and transport nu...

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Spacing out after staying up late? Here’s why

Spacing out after staying up late? Here’s why

Published 11/21/2017

UCLA-led study blames mental lapses on sleep-deprived brain cells 11/06/2017

Ever sleep poorly and then walk out of the house without your keys? Or space out while driving to work and nearly hit a stalled car?

A new study led by UCLA’sDr. Itzhak Friedis the first to reveal how sleep deprivation d...

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Antibiotics warranted for kids with minor staph infections Drugs reduce risk of recurrent infection

Antibiotics warranted for kids with minor staph infections Drugs reduce risk of recurrent infection

Published 11/20/2017

KAREN ELSHOUT Stephanie A. Fritz, MD, (left) an associate professor of pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, analyzes the bacteria commonly known as staph with Carol Muenks, a clinical research coordinator. Fritz and her research team have found that prescribing ant...

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Most U.S. Parents Can't Find Good Childcare: Survey

Most U.S. Parents Can't Find Good Childcare: Survey

Published 11/20/2017

MONDAY, Nov. 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Two-thirds of U.S. parents with young children say it's difficult to find a childcare or preschool facility that meets their health and safety standards, new survey results show.

Researchers questioned more than 300 parents nationwide who had at least one...

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