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Tips to Prevent the Common Cold
Cold and flu season has arrived, but that doesn't have to mean you or your family will get sick. Outsmart germs with these simple strategies.
Scrub Your Hands to Protect Your Health
Dec. 2 through 8 is National Handwashing Awareness Week — the perfect time to remind everyone that keeping your hands clean is one of the most important ways to stay healthy.
Staying Healthy During Flu Season
Not every sickness gets its own season. Seasonal flu activity often begins as early as October and November and can continue until as late as May.
Flu Season Is Here: Your Daily Dose of Tips
Flu season is upon us. But with a few simple steps, you can help protect yourself from catching the flu.
Scrub-a-Dub-Dub Those Hands
Oct. 15 is Global Handwashing Day, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reminding everyone that keeping your hands clean is one of the most important ways to stay healthy.
Flu Myths Debunked
Myths about the flu shot are widespread, and these misconceptions often cause people to opt out of this important vaccine. It's time to learn the truth about some common flu misconceptions.
False Measles Outbreak Report Raises Concerns
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is saying social media reports of a multistate measles outbreak in the United States are not true. Still, measles remains a health threat.
Zika Update
The threat of Zika virus isn't over.
Avoiding Bacteria in Lakes, Rivers and Oceans
Labor Day is just around the corner, and the summer heat is showing no signs of letting up. It's a tempting time to go swimming, but cool off from the heat responsibly.
Flu Season Is Coming: Are You Ready?
Take precautions today to avoid the flu this fall.