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Flu Transmission

The CDC says this year’s very bad flu season could peak this month. The holidays succeeded in spreading flu—if you’re city didn’t have an outbreak before, it likely does now. The good news is the worst will soon be behind us, the bad news is we still have that peak to get over! So make […]

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A Hug A Day Keeps The Flu Away

December 25, 2014

Officials are warning that it will be a nasty flu season this year, and have been pushing for everyone to get the flu shot (even though it will be less effective this year) before getting together for holiday gatherings. There are lots of ways to prevent the flu, from immune system support (colloidal silver!) to […]

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This year’s predominant flu strain has caused bad outbreaks in the past, with more than average hospitalizations and even deaths. On top of that, this year’s flu shot isn’t well synced up with the circulating strains. Preparation is the word of the day. The CDC still wants people getting the flu shot, and if that […]

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Health headlines are all pretty focused right now—so let’s not let flu season sneak up on us! If you check Google flu trends—flu season is already starting. So far it’s a little worse than last year, but not as bad as the year before when it was horrible—but it’s still got room to keep trending […]

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H1N1 Wide Spread

January 20, 2014

Maybe it’s the cold snap, maybe it’s just bad luck, but the vast majority of the US is fighting against flu transmission right now, despite early promises of a mild flu season. The very young and very old are most at risk, but plenty of those in-between have had to call in sick at some […]

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