Flu Season Finally Slowing Down

FRIDAY, March 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — As winter nears its end so too does a tough flu season, with new data showing a decline in doctor visits and less severe strains of influenza beginning to dominate. But hospitalizations for the flu remained a problem, and there have been additional pediatric deaths. For the fifth…

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Violence Trailed Trump's Campaign

FRIDAY, March 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Violence followed Donald Trump during his presidential campaign, a new study finds. Researchers analyzed police data for 31 Trump rallies in 22 cities and 38 Hillary Clinton rallies in 21 cities in 2016. All of the cities had populations of more than 200,000. On days when Trump rallies…

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5 Ways Out of an Exercise Rut

FRIDAY, March 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Do you feel like you’re stuck in second gear when it comes to exercise? Maybe you just don’t experience the initial thrill of getting in shape anymore. Just as with dieting, it’s possible to hit a fitness plateau. Here are five ways to re-engage. To rekindle your enthusiasm…

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Recycled Toilet Water Aces Its Taste Test

FRIDAY, March 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Think you could taste the difference between recycled toilet water, bottled water or tap water? It’s unlikely, results of a blind taste test suggest. Years of drought in California have given momentum to household use of recycled wastewater. Six water agencies in the state already use wastewater that’s…

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