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Five Home Remedies to Soothe Your Cold Symptoms
Five Home Remedies to Soothe Your Cold Symptoms
October 27, 2014; 9:45 AM

Cold season is upon us – have you dodged the germy bullet so far?
Flu Shot Recommended for All Pregnant Women
Flu Shot Recommended for All Pregnant Women
October 22, 2014; 2:22 PM

Pregnant women should get the flu shot, regardless of how far along they are in their pregnancies, according to updated guidelines released by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).
Climate Change, Pollen and Allergy Season
Climate Change, Pollen and Allergy Season
October 14, 2014; 10:41 AM

Rising temperatures and changes in precipitation can affect the growth and distribution of allergenic plants and pollen distribution worldwide.
Flu Vaccine: Should Your Kids Get the Nasal Spray?
Flu Vaccine: Should Your Kids Get the Nasal Spray?
September 20, 2014; 8:50 AM

In a new recommendation this flu season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that the nasal spray form of the flu vaccine is the preferred way to vaccinate kids ages 2 to 8.
Sitting is the New Smoking—Ways a Sedentary Lifestyle is Killing You
Sitting is the New Smoking—Ways a Sedentary Lifestyle is Killing You
September 19, 2014; 12:38 PM

The research is in on the sitting epidemic and the results aren’t good.
NASA Produces a Website for Countries, States, Cities to Track Their CO2 Emissions
NASA Produces a Website for Countries, States, Cities to Track Their CO2 Emissions
September 15, 2014; 10:02 AM

Countries and states wanting to verify their carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels can now get some help double-checking their numbers with the launch of a new NASA-funded project.
Antibiotics May Have Been Wrongly Prescribed for Influenza, CDC Finds
Antibiotics May Have Been Wrongly Prescribed for Influenza, CDC Finds
September 13, 2014; 9:45 AM

During the 2013 flu season, more people needed antiviral medications than got them, and meanwhile, antibiotics were inappropriately given to a large proportion of patients with influenza (a viral disease that is not helped by taking antibiotics), according to a new study.
Tips for Eating Healthy on Campus from a Top Nutritionist
Tips for Eating Healthy on Campus from a Top Nutritionist
September 04, 2014; 10:38 AM

Expert advice to help keep your on-campus nutrition on track.
Trash Burning Worldwide Significantly Worsens Air Pollution
Trash Burning Worldwide Significantly Worsens Air Pollution
August 26, 2014; 8:21 AM

Unregulated trash burning around the globe is pumping far more pollution into the atmosphere than shown by official records.
Space Does Weird Things to Astronaut Immune Systems
Space Does Weird Things to Astronaut Immune Systems
August 25, 2014; 10:25 AM

Life in space does strange things to the human body — it stretches the spine, it turns muscles to jelly, and now new research led by NASA shows that spaceflight confuses the immune system, too.
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