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11 Things You Should Do at the First Sign of Flu

Conditions How you take care of yourself when flu symptoms start can make all the difference in the lifespan of the virus. First, don’t catch the flu BeanRibbon/Shutterstock “The single best way to prevent seasonal flu is to get vaccinated each year,” says Niket Sonpal, MD, a New York City-based internist and gastroenterologist. While a… Read More »

Should you try a low calorie diet?

Once considered faddish, mounting research seems to suggest there’s a place for very low calorie diets, not only for weight loss but for added health benefits.  Editor Anna Magee reports Walk through the weight loss aisles of any pharmacy and you will find an array of weight loss shakes, bars and other potions claiming to… Read More »