Category Archives: NPR


Jan

06

2019
Is It A Nasty Cold Or The Flu?

Is It A Nasty Cold Or The Flu?

Knowing how to differentiate between symptoms of each can be important, especially if you’re at high risk for flu’s complications. Influenza can lead to pneumonia, hospitalization and even death. (Image credit: CSA-Printstock/Getty Images)


Dec

29

2018
How To Help Kids Overcome Their Fear Of Doctors And Shots

How To Help Kids Overcome Their Fear Of Doctors And Shots

Half of the parents of young children in a recent survey said their kids fear going to the doctor. Some admit skipping vaccines and needed appointments. Here’s how to nip medical anxiety in the bud. (Image credit: Ryan Johnson for NPR)


Dec

28

2018
The Health Of The World In 2018, By The Numbers

The Health Of The World In 2018, By The Numbers

There is cause for optimism — and for despair. One statistic is so distressing that the Red Cross calls it “a hideous milestone for the 21st century.” (Image credit: Hani Mohammed/AP)



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