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Kiwi: your vitamin C in winter

The kiwifruit, a native of China, where it was already cultivated 700 years ago is an edible berry produced by several species of vines of the genus Actinidia, family Actinidiaceae, widespread mainly in the variety of green and gold. 170 more words


Fighting the flu: boosting the immune system in the elderly

It’s late November. It’s starting to get pretty chilly; you’re debating whether it’s OK to put the heating on yet; and then you start to get just a hint of a sore throat. 484 more words


Cold and Flu Season Is Here!!

Cold and flu season has begun, but it doesn’t have to get us.  Prevention is the key for getting through the winter without having to fall prey to all those nasty viruses.   234 more words


Never Get Sick Again

by Katiebird Yates

My title may be a little hyperbolic–especially since, as I write this article on avoiding illness, I am, in fact, sick. Again. For like the 100th time this year. 843 more words


The Flu/Baked Zucchini Recipe+Miso Soup

So Justin and I have so much coming up (holidays/New York) BUT we were both hit with the flu two days ago! Justin never gets sick so I was really surprised when he ended up with a fever that wouldn’t break and a bad cough. 208 more words

Knights' Langford wins 150th match

Three-time state champion Mitchel Langford won his 150th career wrestling match for North Henderson on Thursday.

Langford is now 150-2 in three years – both losses were forfeits due to an extreme case of the flu during his freshman season. 139 more words


Flu Cases In Suburban Cook County On The Rise

CHICAGO (CBS) – Cook County public health officials on Tuesday warned of a big increase in suburban patients with flu-like symptoms recently.

In the past week, the Cook County Department of Public Health has seen a 32 percent increase in emergency room visits in suburban Cook County for cases of the flu, or flu-like symptoms, when compared to the week before. 244 more words