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5 Simple Tips to Prevent Norovirus This Winter

Tags: norovirus, stomach flu

It might be known as the “cruise ship” virus, but norovirus can appear anywhere, especially in the winter months when people gather in confined spaces.


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Do You Know When to Visit the ER for Vomiting?

Tags: crohn's, Crohn's disease, food poisoning, stomach ache, stomach flu

Vomiting can be tied to different conditions that may pass on their own. In other cases, you may need a trip to the emergency room for intravenous fluids. Know when to treat the issue at home and when to see a doctor.


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Stomach Aches: 5 Things Parents Should Know

Tags: celiac disease, constipation, gastroenteritis, GERD, IBD, pain awareness month, stomach flu

How can you tell the difference between a regular tummy ache and something more serious? Get tips from a pediatric expert.


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Stomach Flu Outbreaks in Nursing Homes

Tags: elderly, elderly patients, flu season, geriatric health, senior care, stomach flu

In nursing homes, an outbreak of norovirus, or more commonly, stomach flu, can be particularly devastating. A new study looks at where the causes may lie, especially staff. Also, find out how to assess risks of particular facilities.