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Don’t Kid Around About These Things Parents Should Know About Flu
Medically Reviewed by Patty Weasler, RN Children

Don’t Kid Around About These Things Parents Should Know About Flu

Arming yourself with knowledge (and your child with a flu shot) can go a long way in ensuring your little one gets through this particularly nasty flu season unharmed. Let’s take a look at 12 facts that relate to the flu, specifically in kids.

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Common Questions About the Flu Answered
Medically Reviewed by Patty Weasler, RN Your Health

Common Questions About the Flu Answered

People have become more concerned about the flu and ask a lot of questions – which is a fair thing to do when faced with a widespread illness. However, with the questions come some misdirected answers and myths, so let’s take a look at what health experts have to say about 12 common inquiries about the flu.

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Flu Symptoms In Kids: Signs Your Child Has The Flu
Reviewed by Patty Weasler, RN Children

Flu Symptoms In Kids: Signs Your Child Has The Flu

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), any child showing severe signs of the flu should go to the doctor, but it can sometimes be hard to tell whether or not a child is suffering from the flu, a cold, or the severity. To help parents distinguish whether or not their child has the flu and if it’s serious, here are 12 common signs to watch out for.

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Influenza Statistics From This Year
By Katherine George Your Health

Influenza Statistics From This Year

The flu has been a nationwide topic of discussion among families, communities, and of course, the media. We battle the flu every year, but this season it seems to be particularly bad with extremely high levels of influenza-like illnesses being recorded by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). According to the acting […]

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