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Illustrations of the 1896-1897 Influenza Epidemic in Paris

This image has been used here at Contagions in various cropped versions as the header and avatar for several years now. I found a couple more related illustrations that are worth sharing and put the illustration in better context. 82 more words

History Of Medicine

A Detour in Activism

To let some of my readers know, I have taken a detour in activism. I have become very active in teaching in my community how to use weeds/herbs in their own backyards for medicine. 735 more words

Athlete's Foot

New Cholesterol Drug Cuts Heart Risk in Half

There’s new expermental cholesterol lowering drugs on the market, but don’t jump the gun and try to obtain them just yet.  I will explain what they are shortly, but as with the statins, there are side effects, which we will go over together. 715 more words

Current Events

Holistic Cure for the Flu

by Dave Christensen

Chills, Fever, Congestion, Body Aches?

For over fifteen years, whenever I’ve had the flu, I’m talking about the point of being contagious and shivering with  fever, I have used this juicing recipe to cure it. 770 more words

Healthy Body

FLU SEASON IS UPON US!

DO YOU KNOW THE BEST WAY TO KEEP THOSE GERMS AT BAY AND BE PROTECTED? 643 more words

Viral infections in pregnancy

There are a number of viruses that can impact the fetus should a pregnant woman become infected.  It is important for GPs to understand the potential harm various viruses can cause both the fetus and pregnant woman.  112 more words

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CDC: Pregnant Women Should Get Flu Shot

By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A couple of major organizations have gotten together to make a big recommendation. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices issued a statement urging pregnant women to get their flu vaccinations. 44 more words

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