Month: January 2019

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Children’s Flu: Steps To Treat It

Yes, it’s still technically flu season, and when your child gets the flu it can be a scary thing. Children are actually common carriers of the flu virus and spread it quickly. Because they aren’t the best about hygiene practices (such as washing their hands, or coughing and sneezing on each other), the flu spreads rapidly …

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Know the Symptoms of Hypothermia

Welcome to extreme weather! Most of us in the northeast are unaware of many of the serious consequences of the extreme cold, such as hypothermia and frostbite. Negative health effects are exacerbated with gripping winds and below freezing temperatures, and can easily cause hypothermia and/or frostbite quicker than usual. Prolonged exposure such as shoveling or …

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