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This week in health: Suicide Prevention Week, unhealthy health foods, and more

Canada.com Health takes a look at a few stories you may have missed this week.

National Suicide Prevention Week

Suicide is a difficult subject, brought once again to the fore by the recent death of beloved comedian and actor… 757 more words

Health And Fitness

No Remedy for Ebola?

by Yohanan Burket

The establishment medical system says there is no cure for Ebola. The vaccine that they hastily put together may or may not work, but is likely not to work based on the history of vaccines. 617 more words


Serious respiratory illness hits hundreds of U.S. kids

WATCH ABOVE: Global National health specialist Dr. Ali Zentner explains what are the symptoms of the enterovirus and how concerned parents should be.

CHICAGO – Hundreds of children in more than 10 states have been sickened by a severe respiratory illness that public health officials say may be caused by an uncommon virus similar to the germ that causes the common cold. 543 more words


New single-dose influenza drug appears safe and effective

(American Society for Microbiology 6 September 2014) An analysis of phase 2 and phase 3 clinical trials shows that a single injected dose of the neuraminidase inhibitor peramivir is safe and effective at alleviating influenza symptoms, including fever and viral shedding, when administered within 48 hours of the onset of symptoms.

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Be prepared!

It doesn’t matter how we try, cold and flu season always sneaks up on us. Many of you may have read in the news the recent outbreaks in the Midwest with the “Enterovirus EV-D68″ virus. 798 more words


It's Not Easy Being a Flu Bug!

It’s not easy being a Flu Bug! There was a time when we could spread easily from person to person and country to country in a matter of weeks. 343 more words