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Keep Fighting the Flu

February 21, 2019

Flu season is still going strong, and in an effort to fight it schools in several states are closing to prevent the disease from spreading. It’s possible the continued strength of flu season means it will go late this year, which could mean watching out for flu until May or June. The waves of snowstorms […]

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It’s cold outside, and some parts of the country are huddled up inside away from freezing temperatures and piles of snow. Perfect conditions for Vitamin D deficiency. Most Americans are already low on Vitamin D, and with less sunlight during the winter and storms keeping us in, Vitamin D levels are likely starting to bottom […]

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Beyond Flu: RSV

December 27, 2018

If you aren’t super familiar with RSV, you still may have heard it mentioned in conjunction with children—it’s super common, but can get serious quickly with babies (often requiring time in the hospital). But RSV isn’t a get-it-once virus. Like the flu and cold, you can get RSV every year, or even several times a […]

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Are You At Risk for SAD?

December 10, 2018

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) are those depression like feelings that crop up during the darker fall and winter months. With less light, our circadian rhythm gets messed up, we get less Vitamin D, and we can feel down. But some people are more at risk than others—are you at risk? If you’re further north, at […]

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There are some places where wearing layers is normal, you may start your day with a drizzle and end it in a high humid heat. For the rest of the country, this winter may be making everyone a little crazy. Some areas have extreme lows—inside it’s warm, outside it’s well below freezing. Other areas are […]

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