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    • NOVEMBER 18, 2019
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    Key Differences Between a Regular Cold and the Flu

    Key Differences Between a Regular Cold and the Flu

    As summer comes to an end, we should welcome fall with festive hearts. With that said, we should also start preparing ourselves for the most common illnesses that occur during the colder months: cold and flu. If you are like most people, you have battled a cold or flu at some point in your life,

    • OCTOBER 30, 2019
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    Unproven Home Remedies That Don’t Work for Treating the Flu

    Unproven Home Remedies That Don’t Work for Treating the Flu

    The flu isn’t just a bad cold. It’s influenza, a viral infection that strikes your throat, nose and lungs. Although people may refer to a stomach virus as the “stomach flu,” that’s not the same thing. Influenza generally gets better on its own. You can take steps to give your body the best chance of

    • OCTOBER 23, 2019
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    Often Overlooked Strategies That Can Help You Avoid the Flu

    Often Overlooked Strategies That Can Help You Avoid the Flu

    If the flu virus is a frequent visitor to your household, you may think the only thing you can do is wait for it to run its course. Perhaps you stock up on boxes of tissues, herbal teas and DVDs to help get you through the congestion, coughing and nausea the virus brings. However, if

    • OCTOBER 16, 2019
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    Antibiotics Are Ineffective at Reducing Flu Symptoms

    Antibiotics Are Ineffective at Reducing Flu Symptoms

    The flu can make you feel awful. Your body aches, your throat is swollen and your head throbs. You would do anything to relieve your symptoms. You might think that you can ease the pain by taking antibiotics. However, antibiotics won’t help with the flu. What Are Antibiotics? The discovery of antibiotics changed the world

    • AUGUST 16, 2019
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    Summer Road Trips: What Should You Keep In Your First-Aid Kit?

    Summer Road Trips: What Should You Keep In Your First-Aid Kit?

    Summer is a great time for ice cream, water parks, and road trips. If you are planning a fun, summer road trip, you should also be preparing an essential first aid kit for those unexpected emergencies. Don’t go on a road trip without these essentials in your first aid kit! Medicines Anti-Diarrhea: During a summer

    • AUGUST 16, 2019
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    Five Things That Can Cause Your Nose to Start Bleeding

    Five Things That Can Cause Your Nose to Start Bleeding

    Whether you get a nosebleed from the weather or certain medications, dealing with this common condition can definitely be a pain. Wouldn’t you agree? After experiencing many red messes, you will probably eventually wonder what causes nosebleeds anyway. We’ve compiled a list of five and more things that cause nosebleeds, and ways to prevent this

    • JULY 9, 2019
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    Why You Shouldn’t Take Too Much Pain Medication

    Why You Shouldn’t Take Too Much Pain Medication

    Many people in the Dallas-Fort Worth area develop conditions that require serious pain relief. Mild pain can usually be managed with OTC (over-the-counter) medications like ibuprofen and acetaminophen. However, pain that results from surgery, broken bones, automobile accidents or a debilitating medical condition can be severe enough to warrant something stronger. In that case, your

    • JULY 9, 2019
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    7 Tips on Staying Hydrated During the Summer Heat

    7 Tips on Staying Hydrated During the Summer Heat

    Summertime is back with a vengeance and temperatures are on the rise in Texas. This is a great time to head out for a day on the water whether you’re at your own pool or boating on a local lake. No matter what you do outside this summer, make sure to stay hydrated and to

    • MAY 28, 2019
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    What You Should Know about Sun Safety

    What You Should Know about Sun Safety

    Fun in the sun is exactly that – fun. It’s great to be able to enjoy pleasant weather, take part in outdoor activities, and make memories on the sports field, at the beach or even working in your garden. However, your sun time might be a little less fun if you don’t take appropriate sun

    • MAY 14, 2019
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    Seven Tips for Putting Together Healthy Lunches your Kids Will Actually Eat

    Seven Tips for Putting Together Healthy Lunches your Kids Will Actually Eat

    A healthy lunch keeps students running strong throughout the long school day. And, feeding them essential nutrients can help them avoid sicknesses that travel like wildfire through classrooms during the year. However, getting kids to eat nutritious foods isn’t always easy. They may prefer that you stuff their lunch sack with chicken nuggets and Sour