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CPAP machines: Tips for avoiding 10 common problems

CPAP machines: Tips for avoiding 10 common problemsCPAP is an important treatment for obstructive sleep apnea, but it may be frustrating at first. Learn how to avoid uncomfortable masks and other common CPAP problems.By Mayo Clinic Staff Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy is a common treatment for obstructive sleep apnea. A CPAP machine uses…

Flu shot: Your best bet for avoiding influenza

Flu shot: Your best bet for avoiding influenzaGetting a flu shot will often protect you from coming down with the flu. And although the flu shot doesn’t always provide total protection, it’s worth getting.By Mayo Clinic Staff This year’s annual flu shot will offer protection against four of the influenza viruses expected to be in…