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Flu’s Aches and Pains

Last year’s flu season set a record as the longest-lasting season in a decade, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports. This year’s season, which began in October, has the potential to be just as long … and even more severe.  “The flu season is very unpredictable with time, severity and length...

Avoiding Winter Illness

When everyone around you is sneezing, coughing and complaining of body aches, you may feel destined to join them – but you don’t have to. By following these practical steps, you can outsmart Old Man Winter and keep germs at bay. Wash Your Hands Brian Thatcher, a primary care physician with INTEGRIS in Yukon, says scrubbing your hands with soap and...