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Scabies a highly contagious mite species

Scabies is not a term you hear discussed at the workplace or possibly at family gatherings but it is a very wide spread condition still present and causing problems for people. Scabies is known as a highly contagious infection caused by a tiny microscopic mite. These mites are usually only about 0.3mm long and burrow…

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Top Things to AVOID during Swine Flu (H1N1) – PART 3

3. Don’t STOCKPILE antivirals It has been stated that the  H1N1 virus (originally known as Swine Flu and commonly type incorrectly as N1H1) has proven vulnerable to the antiviral drugs Tamiflu and Relenza so far. This is great news to people. The government had originally set up pandemic preparations by  stockpiling 50 million doses of…

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Top Things to AVOID during Swine Flu (H1N1) – PART 4

4. Don’t Leave your home if you feel ill image by: Stephen Chernin / AP With the lacking of an exact vaccine, the only logical defenses we have against the spread of H1N1 are simple ones. Cover your mouth when you cough or sneeze; trying use your arm and not your hands while doing so. …

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Ringworm in over fifty percent of the population

Ringworm is estimated to exist in some form for over 70% of the population. Ringworm can be treated and controlled but it is a highly contagious fungal infection of the skin. It is a common misconception that ringworm is a worm. However, ringworm worm is not a worm at all but a fungal infection that…

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Top Things to AVOID during Swine Flu – PART 1

Don’t Just Rush to the Emergency Room Joe Raedle / Getty Since this global swine flu issue is taking off in the media and by word of mouth nearly everywhere you turn, there’s no wondering why so many people may easily panic and overact to even the smallest sign that they feel ill right now.…

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Top Things to AVOID during Swine Flu (H1N1) – PART 5

5. DO NOT PANIC News anchors and media keep pondering and asking the question, “When is it best to panic?”  NEVER, sounds like a good idea. When people panic, be it on a personal or national level, things tend to drift more towards the Disastrous level; in a pandemic, its easy to see that this would easily become…

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Top Things to AVOID during Swine Flu – PART 2

2. Don’t Fear the Pork On April 29, the CDC stated that “swine flu” would no longer be the proper term for this strain of flu. It is now being called  “2009 H1N1 flu.” It doesn’t roll off the tongue as easily, but it’s more accurate and less offensive. For one thing, there isn’t any…

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Think Swine Flu(H1N1) is Blowing over? Think again.

According to a report found on CNN yesterday, the CDC (centers for disease control), though most of the anxiety and fear stemming from Swine flu has subsided, Swine Flu HAS NOT. As indicative of recent records, swine flu is still on the rise, and is likely to cause more deaths and illnesses in the United…

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