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Aortic system and flu shot graphic
Tags: aortic aneurysm, aneurysms, aorta, flu, flu shot, vaccination, heart health, genetics
Have you gotten your flu shot yet? Health experts say it is never too late to get a flu shot, which can protect you in ways that may surprise you. Not only does getting a flu shot significantly decrease your chance of getting... (read more)
USA, Arizona, Pick up truck going through desert on Route 66
Tags: Valley Fever, pneumonia, flu, lung health, fungus, pets, dogs, Central Valley, Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Utah
In the desert soils of Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas and Utah a disease is living right under foot, and researchers at UA are trying to find ways to fight it! Coccidioidomycosis, or “cocci” for... (read more)
Tags: antibiotics, emergency, fatigue, flu, healing, public health, urgent care
With cold and flu season in full swing, should you head to the emergency department or an urgent care center when your symptoms become severe?Urgent care centers are designed to provide treatment quickly to patients with less... (read more)
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