Month: January 2015

Common Symptoms of Bronchitis

Bronchitis is a respiratory disease in which the mucus membrane in the lungs’ bronchial passages becomes inflamed and irritated. Bronchitis is almost always caused by respiratory viruses and does not require antibiotics. The wheezing of bronchitis may be treated with an inhaler. As the irritated membrane swells and grows thicker, it narrows or shuts off …

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CDC Says: Flu Reaches Epidemic Level

The recent and tragic death of a 17 year old teen from Minnesota has many concerned about the flu epidemic currently on rise in the United States. Statistics show that flu activity is high in nearly half the country — 22 states and Puerto Rico, and experts are urging people to take preventive action by …

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