Tag: Pneumonia

Winter bugs are no match for vitamin D

Flu season is well and truly upon us and if you’re on the older side, the flu could open the door to pneumonia, a nasty secondary infection that’s likely to land you in the hospital — or even [...]

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Superbugs plague care homes

Research shows that more than a quarter of the residents in nursing care facilities are infected with superbugs. And these drug-resistant bacteria cause pneumonia, bloodstream infections, wound [...]

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Keep pneumonia at bay in 5 simple steps

Pneumonia can spread in a number of ways, and a new study shows that it may even be lurking in your kitchen or bathroom – but you can lessen your chances of getting it with a few simple changes.

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