What Is Pneumonia?

If you’re over 65, you’re at increased risk for this potentially fatal respiratory illness.
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What Is Walking Pneumonia?

On Sunday, Hillary Clinton left a memorial service for victims of the 9/11 attacks in New York City rather suddenly. She was rather unsteady on her feet and was seen being helped into an SUV. Later that day, her physician announced Clinton had been d...

Should You Get a Pneumonia Vaccine?

Respiratory infections can sometimes lead to pneumonia, so it’s important to get a pneumonia vaccine if you’re 65 and up or have certain health conditions.
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A Guide to Flu and Pneumonia Vaccines

Recently, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) changed their recommendations on how often and when to vaccinate for pneumonia and the flu, as well as which vaccines to give.
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How Long Is Pneumonia Contagious?

Question Originally asked by Community Member Caroline How Long Is Pneumonia Contagious? How long is bacterial pnuemonia contagious? Thanks for any answers. Answer Hi there, Caroline – How long a person with bacterial pneumonia is contagious to other...

What Effects Does Pneumonia Have On Your Brain

Question Originally asked by Community Member dawn What Effects Does Pneumonia Have On Your Brain I was watching something on TV and missed part of it that was about pneumonia and the brain. I was just wondering what effects pneumonia can have on the ...

Can Back Pain Be Caused By Pneumonia

Question Originally asked by Community Member mike Can Back Pain Be Caused By Pneumonia Hi there, could you tell me if pneumonia can cause me to have back pain? Thank you very much. Answer Mike, I think you need some doctor’s advice here. Back pain g...

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