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  • To Catch A Killer: Age, Behavior and The Flu

    To Catch A Killer: Age, Behavior and The Flu0

    Studying the social context of flu transmission helps manage the virus’ reach and its effects. Shivering. Cold sweats. Nausea. A sore throat and aching muscles. A runny nose. Headaches… All tell-tale signs that the flu has arrived. For most people an infection means a few days to one or two weeks of feeling uncomfortable, wrapping

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  • Sick Of Stress: Is Fear Making Us Ill?

    Sick Of Stress: Is Fear Making Us Ill?10

    Fear of terror increases pulse, the risk of disease and subsequent death. The jitters, cold sweats, fast heart rates, heavy breathing. Fear is known to provoke strong bodily reactions. But how much does fear really influence our health? Can fear make you ill? And if so, is this preventable? In a study published in PNAS

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