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Flu virus' best friend: Low humidity  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
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Low humidity could be flu virus' best friend  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
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Medical News Today: How to tell if a sore throat is from an allergy or a cold  MNT · 2 weeks
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Medical News Today: Can a hot toddy help with a cold?  MNT · 1 week
Hot toddies are a popular remedy for colds and flu. This article looks at the research into their effectiveness, recipes, and some alternatives. more
Scientists identify target to ‘tone down’ hyper-active immunity to influenza infection  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
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Border holding center to reopen after 32 migrants get flu  ABC NEWS · 2 days
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Death rates due to heart failure are now increasing, and this increase is most prominent among younger adults under 65, considered premature death, reports a new study. The increase was highest among black men.... more
Instagram to start blocking hashtags with vaccine misinformation  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
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A scientist's work to protect the pork industry from virus outbreaks  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
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Flu outbreak sickens over 30 migrants at border center  ABC NEWS · 2 days
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NASA: Budget boost 'good start' to put astronauts on moon  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
NASA's chief says the Trump administration's proposed $1.6 billion budget boost is a "good start" for putting astronauts back on the moon. more
Scientists reveal details of how flu and bacteria work together to promote infection  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
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Geologists suggest Horseshoe Abyssal Plain may be start of a subduction zone  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
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Fighting food waste by finding ways to use the useless  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
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Climate change could affect occurrences of diseases like bird-flu and Ebola, with environmental factors playing a larger role than previously understood in animal-to-human disease transfer. Researchers have been looking at how different environments provide... more
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How we found a white dwarf – a stellar corpse – by accident  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
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