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National vaccination day

National Vaccination Day

Vaccines are a hot topic in the world today. While many people currently associate the word vaccine with COVID (and we highly recommend that you get the COVID vaccine), there are several essential vaccines that every American should have. Dating back to the 1700s, vaccination methods have been able to

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Cold, Flu, or COVID-19?

In previous years, you may have not given a cough or a runny nose a second thought. But with COVID-19 cases still on the rise, you’re likely paying close attention to how you feel.  Several viral illnesses share many of the same symptoms, so it is helpful to know how

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How to Stay Healthy Going Back to School

This year, with the ongoing coronavirus, many parents ask themselves what to expect from this school year. Remote learning? In-person with masks? Maybe a hybrid of both? Whatever your child’s school decides, you and your child must take extra precautions to stay safe and healthy this year. Here are just

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The Flu or Just a Cold?

Getting sick any time during the year is never a great feeling, but feeling under the weather during flu season can be very worrisome. Although some are similar, symptoms of a cold and symptoms of the flu are actually vastly different. Check out the symptoms of each below to see

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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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5 Reasons to Get Your Flu Shot

Flu season always seems to come back around way too soon, making it easy to put off getting a flu shot or to avoid it altogether. However, the flu can be more dangerous than you may think. Here are 5 reasons to get your flu shot this season! It can