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If you have 'stomach flu,' chances are it's actually norovirus: What you should know

If you’ve ever gotten sick from eating something “bad,” you may have had an encounter with norovirus. Sometimes called a “stomach bug” or “stomach flu” — though it’s not related to the flu — norovirus is the leading cause of foodborne illness in the United States, causing between 19 million and 21 million cases of… Read More »

Meningitis: What are the symptoms – and everything you need to know

There are two main types of meningitis: bacterial and viral. Stock photo Meningitis: What are the symptoms – and everything you need to know Independent.ie Meningococcal disease is a serious illness that has the potential to kill a healthy person of any age within hours of their first symptom. https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/meningitis-what-are-the-symptoms-and-everything-you-need-to-know-37701770.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article37701849.ece/8fed5/AUTOCROP/h342/sick.PNG Email Meningococcal disease is… Read More »

What You Need To Know About Supplements

  Americans spend about $ 37 billion dollars a year on nutritional supplements. These range from vitamins and minerals to sleeping aids, memory enhancers and disease cures. The proportion of adults using a supplement of some kind rose from 51.8% in 2005 to 63.7% IN 2011, and this number is increasing yearly. These numbers represent… Read More »