Holistic Health: New Flu-Fighting Breakthrough

According to a just-published report in Biomacromolecules, a new fiber made from ground shrimp shells may be the next big thing in our anti-flu arsenal.

Researchers predict that it could enhance the protective power of face masks, air conditioners and air purifiers by capturing influenza viruses before they can get into the eyes, nose or mouth.  Flu season started in October. Did you get your flu shot yet?


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I'm a writer, reporter and editor who has been on the health beat for over 15 years. I've worked on staff at Whole Living Magazine and More Magazine, where I conceived an investigative piece on unwarrented hysterectomies that earned a 2009 National Magazine Award nomination. Other publications I've worked at include Self, Vogue, and Lucky. View all posts by alternahealthgrrrl

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