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4 Signs You Might Be Getting the Flu

Flu season has arrived. It is very important to get your flu shot as soon as possible to lower your chances of contracting the flu. The flu is extremely contagious and more than 3 million Americans are diagnosed with it every year. This virus spreads so quickly and easily because

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4 Signs Your Sick Child Should Stay Home from School

Most parents experience a morning that leaves them stumped when their child wakes up and says they are sick. Do you send them to school or do you keep them at home? Knowing what the right thing to do in these situations can be difficult. If your child is, in

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Flu Shot – Myths vs. Facts

It’s that time of year again! With kids back in school, it’s the perfect time to start thinking about the flu vaccination. We recommend bringing your family to get flu shots in September or October, in order for it to be in effect during peak flu season in the winter.

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5 Ways to Fight the Flu This Season

It can be a real challenge to stay healthy during peak flu season, but with a few good flu prevention habits, you can reduce your risk of getting the flu this year. While getting vaccinated remains the first line of defense from the flu, there are several other actions that