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Can Zinc Help My Cold?

I’ve had a cold since Sunday and it’s pretty miserable. As far as I can tell, there’s nothing to do but wait it out. I’ve tried various treatments for symptoms, with limited results. Looking through the rack at the drugstore … Continue reading

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MercolaWatch:Desperate Times for Vaccine Safety and Efficacy Denialism

Barbara Loe Fisher guest stars in the Mercola.com article I will be looking at this week. The anti-vaccine folks have cleverly started to use the term “denial” in their rhetoric as the Mercola article is entitled “Desperate Times for Vaccine … Continue reading

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Groundhog Day: the Flu Vaccine and Narcolepsy

Winter, with its wonderful festivals and awful weather is the time of year we are often physically closest to our fellow men, women and children.  For much of the day we are indoors breathing the same few cubic metres of air … Continue reading

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Things You Can Do Throughout the Day to Keep the Nasty Flu Virus at Bay

Let’s Face it, the Flu sucks for everybody, but there are simple ways to avoid it. We’re only a couple of months into this year’s Flu season and we’ve already had 3 people stay out of work for a solid … Continue reading

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