Month: January 2016

Flu Season Facts, Part 2

Here is the second part of our series on flu season! We hope you took our advice from last week and got your flu shot! We’re going to get a bit more into the nitty-gritty about how the flu spreads and what makes the flu vaccine work. So hang on, we’re diving right in!   …

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Surviving the Winter: Avoiding Slipping, Hypothermia & Dehydration

We should be grateful that we avoided Winter Storm Jonas, which ravaged several major mid-Atlantic cities with 2+ feet of snow. However, we’re not quite out of the woods yet, folks. We were lucky to get a mere dusting over the weekend, but unfortunately, we’re now due for a major winter storm. With Winter Storm Jonas, there are …

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Surviving the Winter: Avoiding Slipping, Hypothermia & Dehydration

We should be grateful that we avoided Winter Storm Jonas, which ravaged several major mid-Atlantic cities with 2+ feet of snow. However, we’re not quite out of the woods yet, folks. We were lucky to get a mere dusting over the weekend, but unfortunately, we’re now due for a major winter storm. With Winter Storm Jonas, there are …

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Flu Season Facts, Part 1

The influenza virus is a seasonal epidemic that typically hits the United States around October and can last until May. Even though this is a yearly occurrence, there are still some misconceptions about the flu and what people should do to protect themselves. To keep our readers informed, we are doing a two-part series on …

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Beware of Winter Weather Hazards!

After an unseasonably warm start on the East Coast, winter is finally letting us feel its chill. It might seem like yesterday that high temperatures were breaking records all over the place, so it can be easy to disregard the recent cold. Winter weather can present a lot of hazards though, so it’s important to …

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