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UA researcher investigates new flu treatments

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To combat treatment resistant flu viruses, University of Arizona College of Pharmacy researchers are developing new, and effective treatments for the influenza A viruses. Jun Wang, PhD, and COP assistant professor and BIO5 Institute Investigator, and his team have been working to combat the evolution of multi drug-resistant flu viruses. Each year, 10 to 20… Read More →

Fighting the Flu – Colon to the Rescue

Dr. Frank W. Jackson, MD
by in Prevention

It’s no secret that flu season has come early this year and by the looks of it, it’s not ending anytime soon. With friends, family and co-workers all coming down with the germy illness, there is no better time to focus on ways to boost your immune system. While many will miss school and work-… Read More →

Fighting the Flu – Colon to the Rescue

Dr. Frank W. Jackson, MD
by in Featured | Healthcare

It’s no secret that flu season has come early this year and by the looks of it, it’s not ending anytime soon. With friends, family and co-workers all coming down with the germy illness, there is no better time to focus on ways to boost your immune system. While many will miss school and work-… Read More →

How can you avoid the flu?

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by in Featured | Healthcare

Are you looking for the secret to avoiding the flu this year? The flu vaccine effectiveness this year is 62%. According to the CDC,  a report of 47 states have widespread flu activity. More than 200,000 people are hospitalized with a bad case of the flu and thus experiencing symptoms of fever, body aches, congestion,… Read More →

Flu spreads in Arizona

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Arizona health officials say flu activity is widespread in the state this week with influenza reported in 14 of its 15 counties. State Department of Health Services officials say about 1,000 of the nearly 2,200 flu cases were reported last week. Because many people aren’t tested for the flu, officials say that number likely is… Read More →

What Businesses Should Know About This New Strain Of Flu Virus

Stop the Spread of the Flu

The second wave of the influenza pandemic should be upon us in earnest soon. So far, the virus remains similar in severity to regular flu (although a disproportionate share of those seriously ill are children and young adults). However, it continues to mutate and there remain unknowns. The one near certainty we have learned from… Read More →