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The common cold has already been making the rounds this year. How do you know if you have cold symptoms? And did you know you can get the common cold more than once? Get ready for the common cold this year—avoid it, get through it, and try not to get it more than once! Cold […]

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Flu is normally a winter illness. Winter is cold and dry, allowing viruses like cold and flu to spread more easily (which is why running a humidifier can help). While flu season can sometimes last until June, we don’t normally worry about it in July or August. But if you have dogs, you should. Last […]

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Keep some colloidal silver on hand, flu is here. Maine has already confirmed that it has influenza (and a couple of those are from abroad, meaning it’s spreading from multiple places). Usually, October is the start of flu season, and that’s still considered “early”. Flu season normally peaks in January/February (after the holidays), and can […]

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Families Fighting Flu is a non-profit group that does just what it says. And according to their most recent survey, many Americans underestimate how serious the flu is, and how many people are seriously affected by it each year. The CDC emphasizes getting a flu vaccine each year. According to CiDRAP, the flu vaccine is […]

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Just because you’re at work, with deadlines, meetings, and coughing coworkers, doesn’t mean you can’t support your immune system. Here are 6 ways you can keep your immune system strong throughout the work day: 1) Plan what you’ll eat. Bring a simple, healthy snack (cut up veggies, crackers, fresh fruit), and make sure you take […]

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