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Prevent & Fight Influenza

The United States is well into the 2013-14 flu season, which typically begins in October and ends in May. Whether you realize it or not, you probably know someone that has been infected with the influenza virus this year. The unpleasant symptoms, which include a high temperature, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, sore throat, cough, cold sweats […]

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Hand Washing: Do It More Often & More Effectively

How many times do you wash your hands each day? Whatever the number is, it may not be enough! December is the month designated to remind us all of the importance of handwashing. According to the Centers for Disease Control, washing your hands is the single most effective way to prevent sickness. By washing your […]

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August is Immunization Awareness Month — Stop Disease & Illness in Its Tracks!

Maybe it’s still hot outside, but the truth is that summer is beginning to wind down and it’s time to start thinking about a new school year. Notebooks, backpacks, pencils and clothing are all important, but what’s even more important is your child’s health. There are many things you can do to prepare for a […]

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