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Save Lives by Getting Your Flu Vaccination

We’re deep into flu season and there have already been 7 flu-related deaths reported in Connecticut. What’s worse is that the reported cases are mainly in the elderly. Adults over the age of 65 have higher risks for complications with the flu due to weaker immune systems. Anyone can get the flu if they are …

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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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Why Won’t My Cough Go Away?

Many things can cause a cough, and the most common being that your body is trying to clear your airways from some type of obstruction. Simply that. However, often times it can be something else.  Here is a list of possible causes you will want to keep an eye on: A Virus: Your cough may be a reminder …

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Trivalent or Quadrivalent Flu Vaccine?

Did you know there are a number of different Flu vaccines? Not much has changed about the vaccine you’ve been getting for ages until the development of a quadrivalent version in 2012. So here is what you need to know about the different vaccines.  What is the Quadrivalent Flu Vaccine? The Quadrivalent Influenza Vaccine was developed …

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