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I have succesfully made it through my 4th round of maintenance. It has certainly not been a walk in the park. With each round of chemo, it feels tougher and tougher. 517 more words

But we all know frogs go...

I noticed this morning at 5:30am when my alarm went off for the gym, that Night Time Brain (NTB), aside from being vehemently opposed to attending any kind of day time routine, also has a much greater rapport (read: influence) over the rest of my body than Day Time Brain (DTB). 777 more words

Gym Etiquette and Flu Season

Since getting into fitness in January 2013, I’ve been a real stickler for “gym etiquette”. ┬áThis blog post details my views on this and what you need to do given it’s flu season!


Flu vaccine offered modest protection last year: study

TORONTO – The 2012-13 influenza season was a harsh one, and one in which flu vaccine offered disappointingly modest protection against the main circulating strain, H3N2. 1,125 more words


#BlessYou: The Flu Goes Hi-Tech

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Tracking the flu goes hi-tech. A new study uses Twitter to predict outbreaks of the illness. Doctors say it could help hospitals respond more effectively. 310 more words


Large study suggests flu drugs saved lives in 2009 H1N1 pandemic

TORONTO – A large international study suggests that sometimes maligned flu drugs saved lives during the 2009 H1N1 pandemic.

The work, which is based on data from 38 countries, suggests that deaths were 25 per cent lower among hospitalized adults who were given the drugs than patients who did not receive the treatment. 832 more words