Tag Archives: Influenza

Nine Health Myth Busters

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    Drink 8 8-ounce glasses of water every day. This rumor was started by the U.S. Food and Nutrition Board back in 1945. It’s important to keep your body hydrated, but keep in mind that we get plenty of water from the foods we eat and other fluids such as coffee, tea and milk. […]

Depressed? Could be the flu.

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A new report by Vanderbilt University reveals a link between depression and inflammatory infection in the brain. Published in the December 2010 issue of Neuropsychopharmacology,  these new findings, scientists hope, will bring us closer to understanding the correlation between mental illness and influenza. Says Dr. Randy Blakely, PhD, director of the Vanderbilt Center for Molecular Neuroscience, “Many […]