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  • 2012-2013 Flu Season

    01/15/2013


    The 2012-2013 Flu season has hit the USA exceptionally hard, and some parts of the country like the Northeast have been particularly affected. Please click on the following links for more information on this season’s flu and the efficacy of flu vaccines...

  • Lyme Disease

    06/15/2012


    Lyme disease is an infection that is usually spread by ticks (and sometimes other insects) that carry the bacterium. You can get Lyme disease if you are bitten by an infected tick. Most people who have had a tick bite, however, do not get Lyme disease because only about 25% of ticks are infected...

  • Distinguishing Flu From the Common Cold

    11/1/2011


    It's important to know the difference between flu and cold symptoms. A cold is a milder respiratory illness than the flu. While cold symptoms can make you feel bad for a few days ,flu symptoms can make you feel quite ill for a few days to weeks. The flu can also result in serious health problems such as pneumonia and ...

  • Summer will be here before you know it! Protect yourself

    04/1/2011


    Sunlight can help our mental outlook and help us feel healthier; however, sunlight can be damaging to the skin, causing immediate problems as well as problems that may develop years down the road. Sunburn is skin damage from the sun's harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays. Most sunburns are superficial and cause mild pain and redness and affect only the outer layer of skin (first-degree burn)....

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