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A Few Natural Cold and Flu Remedies That May Come in Handy

Cold and flu season is without a doubt in full swing. There are a few people in the building who are either out sick or just getting over something. Fact of the matter is, it sucks and we all ask ourselves, 'what can I do to feel better?' The obvious answer is to go to the doctor.

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Is The Flu Shot An Option For You? Find Out The Pros & Cons

I'm sure you have already heard that the flu is in full swing- attacking the immune system and knocking people down for about a week. That is not how you want to spend Mardi Gras.

Many people wait to get a flu shot because they are skeptical when it comes to vaccinations and certain medications

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The Warning Signs of Strep Throat You May Not be Aware Of

It is the prime time here in South Louisiana for everyone to be sick. As soon as one person in the family or office catches a cold, so do the rest of us. Many of us just give it up to the common cold or a sinus infection. What you may not know is that it could be something a little worse.

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A Few Tips to Sleeping Better with a Cold

If you hate colds and you know it clap your hands! Ok, yes we all do. During this time of year, it is all too common to catch a cold. Unfortunately, they not only make you feel terrible, they keep you from getting a good nights sleep. If you are like me, you find yourself sleeping with your mouth wide open because you can't breath through your nose, you toss and turn, and coughing spurts always get the best of you. Fret no more my friends. Thanks to WebMD.com, I think I may have uncovered some tips to help us snooze a little better while fighting a cold (AKA: the nastiness).

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Tips to Keep You and Your Sinuses Clear this Fall Season

With all of the weather changes that we go through in South Louisiana and especially during cold and flu season, it always a good idea to keep up with keeping yourself healthy. Here are few of my self help tips to stray away from what I call 'the crud.'

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Middle School Put on Lockdown Because of ‘Obnoxious Odor’, Turns Out It Was Axe Body Spray

On Wednesday, sixth grade students at Medgar Evers College Preparatory School in Brooklyn, New York started getting sick from an "obnoxious odor". It was so bad that the school was actually put on lockdown.

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Sinuses Go Away

I can always tell the season is changing, why?  Because I get sick, and I start to move like a tortoise.  But being a college student, mommy isn't there to make sure I take my medicine or take me to the doctor..so what do I do, just take some advil and Zyrtec.  What's your best advice about over the counter medicine..what really works?  What should I be taking?

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You Sick, Or Not?

So do you really have the flu, or are you just ready for the holidays? Dr. Brad says both are quite possible...No but really here are some symptoms to know if your kids, husband, or yourself are faking sick or really are sick!

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