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Fighting off flu with Tamiflu — The People’s Pharmacy

This year's flu shot may not be as effective as people would hope. Australia experiences influenza outbreaks six months ahead of North America. Their data suggest that the flu virus has mutated; the vaccine had low effectiveness. Oseltamivir (Tamiflu) is an oral pill that blocks viral replication. As a result, your immune system is better able to fight off the infection.

Opinion

Why your weight-loss app doesn’t work – and why that matters

There are few things worse than being an obesity scientist at a holiday party. Once they learn my profession, most people skulk away, often hiding their food in the process. The brave few who remain often lean closer and quietly ask for the “secret” to weight loss – as if we scientists were a “DaVinci Code”-style cabal devoted to suppressing the true “secret” to dieting.

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