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5 (Very Germy) Places You Probably Forget to Clean

We all -- well, most of us, anyway -- try to keep our homes clean. And, in the midst of a particularly nasty flu season, now it's more important than ever to protect ourselves from germs, dust, and an…

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How to Tell If Your Cold or Flu is Serious

The flu virus is now widespread across much of the United States. Nearly 3% of the population is currently sick with the flu, emergency rooms are overloaded and some areas are even experiencing vaccin…

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7 Fruits and Vegetables That Boost Your Immune System

  With cold and flu season just around the corner, now it's more important than ever to get your immune system in the best shape you can. Getting enough sleep and exercise, and keeping your st…

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7 Surprising Facts About Colds & Flus

  Cold and flu season is just around the corner. Are you ready? Read on to check out some of the most surprising facts about colds and flus. You can monitor outbreaks in your area through t…

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5 Ways to Avoid the Flu

How are you faring this flu season? If you've managed to dodge the ick that's going around so far, high five! Here are a few ways that you can make you chances of coasting through flu season unscathed…

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Should You Get a Flu Shot? The Complete Guide

It’s that time again. Flu season is upon us, and everywhere we turn — from the family doctor’s office to the nightly news — we are reminded to get our flu shot. It couldn’t be easier: You can get…

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Fight the Flu Naturally with Vitamin D

While the change in seasons means beautiful fall foliage and often gorgeous weather, it also means that cold and flu season is upon us. According to a study published in The American Journal of Clini…

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