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Straight, No Chaser: Treating Halloween Mishaps

In the previous Straight, No Chaser, we offered you tips for a safe Halloween. However, safety tips are only as good as your inclination to use them. 393 more words

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Straight, No Chaser: Halloween Health Tips

Are you taking the young ones trick-or-treating this year? Straight, No Chaser and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) want you to have a safe halloween. 445 more words

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Tips to Avoid Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and Sudden Unexpected Infant Deaths (SUID)

Whether you’re expecting, a parent or even a grandparent, most have heard of SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome). What you’re really concerned about is Sudden Unexpected Infant Deaths (SUID); SIDS is the leading cause of this category. 745 more words

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Straight, No Chaser: Infection Prevention

There are things you know, there are things you know but don’t really know, and there are still other things that you think you know that you don’t know at all. 491 more words

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Straight, No Chaser: Avoiding the Flu Without Getting Vaccinated

It’s time to get your flu shots! Of course, many people choose not to get the influenza vaccine (the “flu shot”) for various reasons, some more reasonable than others (including an allergy to eggs). 435 more words

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Straight, No Chaser: So You're Afraid of Ebola but Not Influenza?

We fear the unknown and mock what we don’t understand. Amidst a national panic about less deaths than you can count on one hand (and condolences to those affected), every year 36,000 people die and over 200,000 are hospitalized each year due to the flu—in the U.S. 853 more words

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Straight, No Chaser: SIDS Awareness - A Lesson on Ebola?

Based on all the sense of hopelessness and fear in the face of illness lately, I thought it would be helpful to share with you some sort of evidence of progress regarding a disease many have come to fear. 466 more words

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