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Protocol To Stay Healthy In a Flu Season; Study conveys

In a study, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have described that influenza-related deaths in the United States have ranged from a low of 12,000 in 2011–12 to 56,000 in 2012–13. This year's influenza outbreak is already the most widespread on record since health officials began keeping track about a dozen years ago, with millions of Americans being infected by emerging and current strains such as the dominant H3N2.

Mild Depressive Symptoms Linked with Head And Neck Cancer

Researchers from the University of Louisville School of Medicine, was concerned to see if depressive symptoms might also affect patients' health outcomes. Many patients diagnosed with head and neck cancer experience symptoms of depression, which can make it difficult for them to manage treatment side effects, quit smoking, or maintain adequate nutrition or sleep habits. The study got published in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society.

Beneficial Bacteria on the Skin of Mice Accelerates Wound Healing

According to new research from scientists at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health,  Beneficial bacteria on the skin of lab mice work with the animals' immune systems to defend against disease-causing microbes and accelerate wound healing . The study findings were published in the  Cell .