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Video: Jennifer Lopez Joins the Fight Against Pertussis in New PSAs

... infants and some adults, pertussis causes severe coughing characterized by the unforgettable "whoop" sound made when gasping for breath after a coughing fit. It creates a sticky, thick mucous that makes it difficult to eat, drink and breathe. The coughing fits can be so violent that infants cannot catch ...

Chronic Coughs Need a Doctor's Attention

... Dec. 27 (HealthDay News) -- If you wake up due to coughing or have a cough that lasts for weeks, you may ... irritating particles from the respiratory tract. coughing is a useful function and does not always mean ... is a problem ... Goldsobel explained. "However, coughing at night, after going to sleep indicates the need ...

New Vaccine from Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health is First for Canine Influenza Virus

... occurs several days or more after the dog contracts CIV. The onset of coughing is a sign that the dog is vulnerable to pneumonia. "Preventing a viral ... the incidence and severity of lung lesions, as well as the duration of coughing and viral shedding. The vaccine, made from inactivated virus, is intended ...

Swine Influenza Outbreak - How to Stay Healthy

... flu spreads. Flu viruses spread mainly from person to person through coughing or sneezing or people with the influenza." The CDC says "germs can be ... your hands often. Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when coughing or sneezing to avoid contaminating commonly touched surfaces. ...

Flu Activity Increases in the U.S.

... the flu include covering your mouth with a tissue or sleeve when coughing or sneezing. "Sneezing or coughing in your hands is the quickest way to spread the virus so if you do cough ...

Indevus Pharmaceuticals Provides Update on NEBIDO(R) NDA Status

... is characterized by short-term reactions involving an urge to cough, coughing episodes or a shortness of breath. In rare cases the reaction has been ... the safety profile of NEBIDO given the large European experience. Rare coughing reactions have been well-described in the European product labeling of ...

New Survey Suggests Confusion, Lack of Awareness About Heart Failure Could Be Preventing Critical Early Detection and Treatment

... adults recognize that unexplained weight gain/loss (8 percent), and coughing and wheezing (17 percent) are common heart failure symptoms. -- ... a visit to the hospital is necessary. Symptoms of heart failure include coughing or wheezing; fatigue from everyday activities, such as climbing stairs or ...

Simple Tips Keep the Flu at Bay

... flu, try not to spread it to people around you. Flu viruses are spread by coughing and sneezing. Most people can spread the flu beginning one day before ... work or school and avoid public places. Cover your mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing. Take steps to protect yourself from getting the flu. If ...

School Closures May Not Be Necessary When Swine Flu Strikes

... Students and school staff should exercise good flu hygiene, such as hand washing and covering noses and mouths with tissue when sneezing or coughing (use a shirt sleeve if tissue is unavailable). If flu is suspected, the affected person should contact a health-care worker as soon as possible. ...

HOWARU(R) Protect Clinically Shown to Reduce the Incidence and Severity of Cold and Flu Symptoms in Children

... group, the groups that received the single and combination probiotic supplements reduced their fever incidence by 53% and 72.7% respectively. Their coughing was reduced by 41.4% and 62.1% and their runny noses were lessened by 28.2% and 58.5%. The duration and severity of cold and flu symptoms were also ...

Southern California Surgical Center (heart411.com) Specializes in Mitral Valve Replacement

... California Cardiothoracic Surgery Center specializes in cardiothoracic surgery including mitral valve replacement. Fatigue shortness of breath and coughing might not seem like serious symptoms. In fact, most people brush off these seemingly minor symptoms and avoid visiting the doctor. Unfortunately, ...

Travelers Face Greater Risk of Leg Clots

... an affected leg, and leg redness or discoloration. Signs of a pulmonary embolism include shortness of breath or pain when breathing, as well as the coughing up of blood. Meanwhile, Mozaffarian said more research is needed to develop reliable ways to prevent the onset of problems in the first place. ...

Indiana U. research at the American College of Sports Medicine conference

... asthma. Smaller amounts of caffeine -- for example, 3 and 6 milligrams of caffeine per kilogram of body weight -- also reduced the wheezing, coughing and other symptoms of EIA. Timothy Mickleborough, an associate professor in the Department of Kinesiology and co-investigator of the study, said ...

Refusing immunizations puts children at increased risk of pertussis infection

... by immunization." Pertussis more commonly known as whooping cough is a highly contagious bacterial disease that causes uncontrollable, violent coughing and can be deadly in infants, especially those under two months of age who are too young to be fully vaccinated. In 1976 there were just over 1,000 ...

Refusing Immunizations Puts Children at Increased Risk of Pertussis Infection, Kaiser Permanente Study Finds

... immunization." Pertussis - more commonly known as whooping cough - is a highly contagious bacterial disease that causes uncontrollable, violent coughing and can be deadly in infants, especially those under two months of age who are too young to be fully vaccinated. In 1976 there were just over 1,000 ...

Protein May Hold Key to Blocking Allergy-Induced Asthma

... smoke and certain chemicals that can trigger asthma. The protein is found in airway nerve cells that control pain and irritation and trigger coughing and sneezing. The researchers also found that a drug called HC-030031 -- which is known to inhibit pain related to TRPA1 -- reduced asthma ...

Video: Novartis Receives Approval From FDA to Market Prevacid(R) 24HR as First and Only OTC Proton Pump Inhibitor in Original Prescription Formulation

... As a result, sufferers often have a burning sensation in the chest and/or throat, a sour or bitter taste in the mouth, difficulty swallowing, chronic coughing and wheezing or other asthma-like symptoms. These symptoms of frequent heartburn can become worse when one is lying down or bending over. ...

U.S. FDA Licenses Sanofi Pasteur's New Influenza Vaccine Manufacturing Facility

... respiratory illness with severe health implications that, at times, can lead to death. Influenza viruses spread in respiratory droplets caused by coughing and sneezing. They usually spread from person to person, though sometimes people become infected by touching something with influenza virus on it ...

Along With Hand Washing and Covering Up When Coughing, Add Nose Washing to Steps Consumers Looking to Take for Flu Prevention

... MADISON, Wis., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Add nose washing to the steps that consumers are looking to take -- in addition to frequent hand washing and coughing in a tissue -- in an effort to avoid infection with the flu. According to data from Google Insights For Search, "neti pot" increased as a search ...

Safety Product Company Sees Increased Inquiries Resulting from H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu)

... Tirotta continues: "The virus is not food-borne and has nothing to do with eating pork -- it is air-borne, spread through tiny particles via coughing and sneezing. So be sure to cover your mouth when you cough or sneeze, dispose of any used tissues and wash your hands thoroughly. If you are out ...

Questions Grow as World Health Organization Raises Pandemic Alert for Swine Flu to Level Five

... Germs can land on surfaces, be picked up on hands and easily spread by touching the face. Fully cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when coughing or sneezing and properly dispose of the tissue directly after you use it. If you are sick, stay home from school or work to prevent the ...

Pandemic Flu Preparedness Guides for Families, Businesses, Medical Providers, and Community Groups Released by Trust for America's Health

... Avoid close contact with people who are sick, stay at home when you're sick or have flu symptoms, cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when coughing or sneezing, clean your hands, avoiding touching your eyes, nose, or mouth, and practice general good health habits. Practice other good ...

Workforce Swine Flu Pandemic Survival Preparedness Tips For Business

... when you are sick to help prevent others from catching your illness. Cover your mouth and nose. Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when coughing or sneezing. It may prevent those around you from getting sick. Clean your hands to protect yourself from germs. Avoid touching your ...

Swine Flu Prevention: Information & Products from Allegro Medical

... keep your hands sanitized. Avoid close contact with sick people, if you can help it. The flu is spread mainly through people sneezing and coughing around each other. The CDC recommends that if you get sick, stay home from work or school to prevent the spread of infection. Practice good ...

New American Lung Association Report Finds 60 Percent of Americans Live in Areas Where Air is Dirty Enough to Endanger Lives

... the lungs, resulting in something like a bad sunburn . The health effects of breathing ozone pollution can be immediate. Ozone can cause wheezing, coughing and asthma attacks. Breathing ozone pollution can even shorten lives. "More than 175 million Americans live in areas with unhealthy smog ...

Experienced Critical Care and ER Doctor Offers Tips to Prevent and Identify Swine Flu

... surfaces such as desktops, phones, and computer keyboards. Stop The Spread: Influenza is thought to spread mainly person-to-person through coughing or sneezing. If you get sick, stay home from work or school and limit contact with others. In response to the outbreak, the ...

Jani-King of Cleveland Ready to Fight Swine Flu

... contagious and it is thought to be spread in the same way that the seasonal flu spreads. Flu viruses are spread mainly from person to person through coughing or sneezing of people with influenza. Sometimes people become infected by touching something with flu viruses on it and then touching their mouth or ...

BioTech Medical Well-Positioned to Immediately Respond to Swine Flu Emergency with SDC-Based SpectraSan 24 Disinfectant

... in conjunction with our parent company, SCI Industries." According to the CDC, person-to-person transmission of flu occurs mainly through coughing or sneezing of people infected with the influenza virus. People may become infected by touching something with the flu viruses on it and then ...

Skinvisible's DermSafe(R) Hand Sanitizer Kills Swine Flu Virus

... for Disease Control states that the virus spreads the same way the regular flu does; "Flu viruses are spread mainly from person to person through coughing or sneezing of people with influenza. Sometimes people may become infected by touching something with flu viruses on it and then touching their mouth ...

Experts Say Panic Over Swine Flu Is Premature

... infect humans. However, human infections do occur, usually after exposure to pigs. Symptoms resemble those of the regular flu, including sore throat, coughing and fever. The strain of swine flu circulating in North America appears to be a combination of pig, bird, and human flu strains, experts say. ...

ReStockIt.com Greatly Cutting Prices on Hand Sanitizers, Masks to Help Combat Swine Flu Epidemic

... or sneeze - alcohol-based hands cleaners are also effective, avoid touching eyes, nose, and mouth, cover their mouths or nose with a tissue when coughing or sneezing, and keep up with health information in their own community. The use of Purell and other hand sanitizers also really work to stop the ...

40 Swine Flu Cases Now Reported in U.S.

... infect humans. However, human infections do occur, usually after exposure to pigs. Symptoms resemble those of the regular flu, including sore throat, coughing and fever. More information For more on swine flu, visit the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . ...

Obama Says Swine Flu Outbreak No Cause for 'Alarm'

... humans. However, human infections do occur, usually after exposure to pigs. Symptoms resemble those of the regular flu, including sore throat, coughing and fever. More information For more on swine flu, visit the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . ...

U.S. Declares Public Health Emergency in Response to Swine Flu

... humans. However, human infections do occur, usually after exposure to pigs. Symptoms resemble those of the regular flu, including sore throat, coughing and fever. More information For more on swine flu, visit the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . ...

WHO Warns of Possible Pandemic as Mexico Seeks to Contain Swine Flu

... humans. However, human infections do occur, usually after exposure to pigs. Symptoms resemble those of the regular flu, including sore throat, coughing and fever. Dr. Marc Siegel, associate professor of medicine at New York University School of Medicine, said the current outbreak was unlikely to ...

At Least 20 Dead, Hundreds Ill in Swine Flu Outbreak in Mexico

... humans. However, human infections do occur, usually after exposure to pigs. Symptoms resemble those of the regular flu, including sore throat, coughing and fever. CDC investigators were working with health officials in California and Texas to identify the source of the infection and to see if any ...

At Least 16 Dead, Hundreds Ill in Swine Flu Outbreak in Mexico

... humans. However, human infections do occur, usually after exposure to pigs. Symptoms resemble those of the regular flu, including sore throat, coughing and fever. CDC investigators are working with health officials in California and Texas to identify the source of the infection and to see if any ...

Swine Flu Cases Now Total 7: CDC

... humans. However, human infections do occur, usually after exposure to pigs. Symptoms resemble those of the regular flu, including sore throat, coughing and fever. CDC investigators are working with health officials in California and Texas to identify the source of the infection and to see if any ...

Lilly Granted Preliminary Injunction to Prevent Launch of Generic Raloxifene

... lungs, or eyes. Stop taking EVISTA and call your doctor if you have swelling or feeling of warmth in your legs, chest pain, shortness of breath, coughing up blood or sudden changes in vision, as these may be signs of a blood clot. Being unable to move around for long periods may increase this risk. If ...

Group Urges Public to Take Free Asthma Tests in May

... sites across the United States in May, which is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month. Adults and children with symptoms such as wheezing, coughing and shortness of breath are encouraged to take advantage of the screenings that will be conducted by allergists. "Many people don't realize their ...
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