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Psychiatric patients who quit smoking less likely to be rehospitalised

Patients who participated in a smoking-cessation program during hospitalization for mental illness were able to quit smoking and were less […]
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Treating cold and flu symptoms with medication

Cold and flu treatments Relieving specific symptoms Stuffy nose treatments Nasal decongestants Other medicines for relieving stuffy noses Vaporubs Sore […]
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Nasal sprays and washes for cold and flu

Nasal irrigation (washing the nasal cavity with fluid) can be used to remedy cold and flu symptoms like a blocked nose and is usually used in conjunction with other cold and flu remedies or treatments.
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Avocado and coconut ice cream

This raw food recipe for vegan icecream with avocado and coconut is not only vegan, it’s also sugar free and gluten free. But it’s rich, sweet, super creamy vegan dessert that is adaptable and easy.
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Kale chips

These crispy homemade chips are packed with flavour and nutrients. It’s amazing that just by drying kale, a delicious leafy green, you end up with such a tasty and simply crafted snack.
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Cold and Flu: Natural Remedies

General measures for speedy recovery from cold and flu Rest Diet Exercise Avoid smoking Relieving specific cold and flu symptoms […]
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Cough and sneeze etiquette

Introduction to cough and sneeze etiquette Why is cough and sneeze etiquette important? How to practise good cough and sneeze […]
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How Legionella subverts to survive

In humans, Legionella is responsible for the so-called Legionnaires’ disease, a form of bacterial pneumonia that is often lethal. The […]
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Potential for MERS coronavirus to spread internationally after mass gatherings …

The life-threatening MERS coronavirus that has emerged in the Middle East could spread faster and wider during two international mass […]
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Cold and flu prevention at work

Cold and flu spread easily in the workplace. Occupational health and safety measures for cold and flu prevention include employees getting a flu shot and infection control measures like hand washing and staying away from work while contagious.