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May 24, 2017

 

A woman and baby are facing the camera. They appear to be on an airplane. Both are wearing white surgical masks.

Predicting the Flu Future

The first flu virus you had a child can help determine which strain of avian flu could most affect you.

December 1, 2005

 

A Web of Disorders

Eat too much and you might wind up obese. Eat the wrong things and watch your cholesterol shoot through the roof. As if that’s not enough, doctors have found that, taken together, conditions like high blood pressure and obesity are good predictors of illnesses including heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Something I Ate

While flu symptoms can include headaches, stomach cramps, and diarrhea, more often than not, flu symptoms tend to be muscle aches and sinus problems.

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