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Avian Flu In Harbor Seals Could Infect People
The avian flu that
killed 160 harbor seals in New England in 2011 could be spread
through respiratory drops and therefore poses a potential threat to
humans, according to a new study.
Almost Everyone Needs a Flu Shot: CDC
Less than half of all Americans got a flu shot last year, so U.S. health officials on Thursday urged that everyone 6 months and older get vaccinated for the coming flu season.
Combo Therapy Best for COPD: Study
A combination drug therapy aimed at opening the airways and reducing inflammation appears to be the best treatment for older adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), especially those with asthma, a new study finds.