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How to Spare Family and Coworkers Your Flu Misery

Posted 8 days ago by Drugs.com

FRIDAY, Feb. 16, 2018 – You've caught the flu, but you have to go to work and you can't desert your family. What do you do? Believe it or not, one expert says there are ways to stem the spread of sickness – even if you can't avoid being around other people. It sounds like a tall order during this brutal flu season, with 48 U.S. states reporting widespread infection and no signs that things are ...

Health Tip: Quiet Your Cough

Posted 18 days ago by Drugs.com

-- A persistent cough may transmit an illness and keep you up at night, but there are things you can do to help tame your discomfort, the U.S. National Library of Medicine says. A cough may be triggered by conditions including asthma, allergy, the common cold, a lung infection and sinusitis with postnasal drip. The agency suggests how to ease your hacking: If you have a dry, tickling cough, use ...

Health Tip: Traveling During Flu Season

Posted 29 Jan 2018 by Drugs.com

--If you plan to travel during flu season, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests: Get the flu vaccine. It's still not too late. Don't travel if you feel sick. Avoid close contact with sick people. Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue. Wash your hands often with soap and water. If they are not available, use an alcohol-based sanitizer. Avoid touching your eyes, nose and ...

How to Fight the Flu This Season

Posted 19 Jan 2018 by Drugs.com

FRIDAY, Jan. 19, 2018 – The flu is causing widespread misery across the United States this winter, but the American Lung Association says there are things you can do to avoid being felled by the virus. In what is being described as the worst flu season in years, 49 states are now experiencing widespread activity. So far, only Hawaii and Washington, D.C., have been spared rapidly rising rates of ...

Flu May Be Spread By Just Breathing

Posted 19 Jan 2018 by Drugs.com

FRIDAY, Jan. 19, 2018 – In the midst of an especially tough flu season, here's more bad news: Researchers say it may be possible to spread the virus simply by breathing. Until now, it was thought that people picked up a flu virus when they touched contaminated surfaces or inhaled droplets in the air ejected by an infected person's coughs or sneezes. But the new study finds coughs and sneezes may ...

FDA Medwatch Alert: Prescription Opioid Cough and Cold Medicines: Drug Safety Communication - FDA Requires Labeling Changes

Posted 14 Jan 2018 by Drugs.com

ISSUE: FDA is requiring safety labeling changes for prescription cough and cold medicines containing codeine or hydrocodone to limit the use of these products to adults 18 years and older because the risks of these medicines outweigh their benefits in children younger than 18. FDA is also requiring the addition of safety information about the risks of misuse, abuse, addiction, overdose, death, ...

Is It a Cold or Flu? Here's How to Tell

Posted 12 Jan 2018 by Drugs.com

FRIDAY, Jan. 12, 2018 – With a severe flu season now widespread across 46 states, do symptoms you or a loved one have point to the dreaded illness? Amid the sniffles, coughing and fever, "it's sometimes difficult to determine whether you have the common cold or the flu," said Dr. Boris Khodorkovsky. He's associate chair of emergency medicine at Staten Island University Hospital in New York City. ...

FDA Bans Use of Opioid-Containing Cough Meds by Kids

Posted 11 Jan 2018 by Drugs.com

THURSDAY, Jan. 11, 2018 – Trying to put a dent in the ongoing opioid addiction crisis, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday slapped strict new restrictions on the use of opioid-containing cold and cough products by kids. These prescription medicines involve any that include codeine or oxycodone, the FDA said. "After safety labeling changes are made, these products will no longer be ...

Protecting Your Health From Wildfire Smoke

Posted 12 Dec 2017 by Drugs.com

TUESDAY, Dec. 12, 2017 – Fire and smoke from the wildfires raging in Southern California aren't just destroying homes and lives, they're a serious health risk, as well. The smoke can irritate the eyes, nose, throat and lungs and can cause coughing, wheezing or breathing problems, according to the American Thoracic Society. The smoke can be especially dangerous to those with lung diseases such as ...

Smoggy Streets May Make Daily Walk a Health Hazard

Posted 6 Dec 2017 by Drugs.com

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 6, 2017 – It's common doctors' advice to the elderly: Walk around the block each day to help stay fit. Trouble is, that advice might do more harm than good if you live in a neighborhood with smoggy air, a new study shows. British research suggests the unhealthy effects of breathing dirty air might outweigh whatever benefit the daily walk brings. "For many people, such as the ...

Health Tip: Managing Diabetes When You Have The Flu

Posted 4 Dec 2017 by Drugs.com

-- The flu can develop quickly and cause aching muscles, high fever and chills. If you have diabetes, it's important to have a plan before you get sick. The National Diabetes Foundation offers these suggestions: You doctor may suggest that you check your blood glucose more frequently and monitor for ketones. Your doctor also may advise to adjust your medication while you're sick. Be aware that ...

Health Tip: Prevent Respiratory Infections

Posted 24 Nov 2017 by Drugs.com

-- Our lungs have a natural defense system that protects them from dirt and germs. But that isn't enough to prevent all cases of lung disease. The American Lung Association says here's what you can do to keep your lungs healthier: Don't smoke. If you do, quit. Avoid air pollution. On smoggy days, stay inside. Wash your hands often with soap and water. An alcohol-based sanitizer may be used in a ...

What Really Works to Fight a Stubborn Cough?

Posted 8 Nov 2017 by Drugs.com

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 8, 2017 – If you're looking for a cough remedy this cold season, you might be out of luck. Nothing has been proven to work that well, according to a new report from the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP). After reviewing clinical trials testing everything from cough syrups to zinc, an ACCP panel came to some less-than-positive conclusions: Over-the-counter medicines – ...

Switch From Smoking to Vaping Could Save Over 6 Million U.S. Lives

Posted 3 Oct 2017 by Drugs.com

MONDAY, Oct. 2, 2017 – Millions of cigarette smokers could live substantially longer if electronic cigarettes are embraced as a replacement for tobacco during the next decade, a new study contends. As many as 6.6 million cigarette smokers could live a combined 86.7 million more years under policies that encourage them to swap their smokes for e-cigarettes, according to "optimistic" projections ...

After Deepwater Oil Cleanup in Gulf, Ill Effects Persist

Posted 2 Oct 2017 by Drugs.com

MONDAY, Oct. 2, 2017 – Workers exposed to dispersants while cleaning up a major oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico developed health symptoms, including wheeze and eye irritation, a new study says. Dispersants are chemicals used to break up oil slicks into smaller patches that can be degraded naturally or diluted by large volumes of water. U.S. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences ...

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