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Flu V. Cold

Cold and Flu season is upon us, as the cold weather outside is keeping us trapped indoors, it seems as though its harder to stay away from sickness. Many will end up with the common cold, but it is often hard to distinguish whether you have a cold or the Flu. Knowing the difference is…

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Health Officials Dealing with Worst Flu Outbreak in 10 Years

With tens of thousands of patients flocking to hospitals and at least 37 children dead, this year’s flu season is shaping up to be the worst in nearly a decade—and it’s not over yet. It appears that children returning to school after the winter holidays are sharing more than just their new toys. They’re driving…

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year…For a Flu Shot

National Influenza Vaccination Week is December 3-9 “For people at high risk, getting the flu can be far more serious than for other people,” says Dr. Matthew CiRullo, family medicine physician. “Flu is more likely to lead to hospitalization or death for people in the high-risk groups, and their first line of defense is vaccination.”…

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