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cold & flu

Natural Strategies to Prevent “Swine Flu”

September 7th, 2009 · Naturopathic News · , ,

Healthcare providers and concerned citizens worldwide want to prevent H1N1 flu, now considered a pandemic, from infecting their communities, schools, hospitals and families.

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Take Vitamin D to Reduce Risk of “Swine” Flu

August 30th, 2009 · Naturopathic News · ,

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Flu Shot Don’t Reduce Flu Deaths

November 24th, 2007 · Naturopathic News · , , , , ,

A new study published in the October 2007 Lancet (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science) by researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, MD, concludes that influenza vaccinations in the US have prevented fewer deaths

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Sore Throat

October 26th, 2001 · Dr. Kane's Articles ·

Sometimes a sore throat is due to a “strep” infection; the throat will usually look beefy red and the uvula (that doohickey that hangs down at the back of the throat) may be elongated and lying on the back of the tongue. Please see a doctor if you suspect a strep throat. But most sore […]

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Suppressing Fevers

October 26th, 2001 · Dr. Kane's Articles ·

Fevers should only rarely be suppressed, for example in small children prone to febrile seizures, or a fever that continuously spikes over 104 degrees F for longer than 24 hours. If your body can mount a fever, the course of your viral illness is likely to be shorter. Sometimes people are too ill to mount […]

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Head Colds

September 22nd, 2001 · Dr. Kane's Articles ·

Q: I have this head cold that has been around all winter. What should I do? Do I need antibiotics?

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