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Want to cut your risk of getting a cold or the flu?

Gargle with plain water! The American Journal of Preventive Medicine says holiday gatherings with family, friends and coworkers triple our risk of getting sick. But gargling with water 3 times a day cuts our risk by 35%… Because gargling flushes out invading viruses before they can attach to the mucous membranes in our throat.

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Revisited - The Despair Death of the Middle-Aged American - The Atlantic

It’s time to revisit this brilliant Atlantic article on the despair death of the middle-aged American. The article explains simply and graphically why uneducated white Americans… 160 more words

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Is it nearly the end of HIV?

In the 1980’s, when the first cases of AIDs (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) were being identified, contracting HIV (Human immunodeficiency virus) was considered an almost certain death sentence, as there were no effective treatments available. 542 more words

Infectious Diseases

Correlates of Patient Intent and Preference on Colorectal Cancer Screening

Center Assistant Professor Dr. Karen Kelly-Blake is a co-author of an article in the April 2017 issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. The article, “Correlates of Patient Intent and Preference on Colorectal Cancer Screening,” is co-authored by Masahito Jimbo, MD, PhD, MPH, Ananda Sen, PhD, Melissa A. 84 more words