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Flu Spreads, Leaves Small Workplaces Short-Handed

If your favorite small store or other small business is short-handed this winter, you might have to blame a worse-than-average flu season. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, flu cases nationwide and in 35 out of 50 states are moderate to high, and absences are hitting businesses hard. 264 more words

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Days #24 - 27: Sick days & Second Block

A severe cold has had me dragging for the past 4 days, which translated into not wanting to do much of anything. I had to work on Saturday, so I sat at my desk miserably and stitched to make the time pass as fast as I could. 157 more words

Lifestyle

Honey - our sweet medicine

I usually survive the Slovak flu season, which peaks at the turn of January and February, with a raspy throat and a headache that normally eases off after taking a paracetamol and drinking plenty of hot lemon tea. 428 more words

Lifestyle

Highly Contagious Canine Flu Hits Chicago

CHICAGO, Illinois  —  The canine flu, which is highly contagious and spreads quickly, has hit Chicago.

Approximately 100 dogs at The Anti-Cruelty Society have the virus, and the organization has stopped all dog adoptions until the animals get better. 31 more words

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Flu The Coup

I apologize for my lack of writing. I was blessed with the stomach flu. And then my son got it. Our house is like a giant Petri dish. 198 more words

Health

Stay Well This Winter

Last week, Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow, indicating six more weeks of winter. Although Groundhog Day is just folklore and weather predictions call for warmer temperatures over the next few days, this is Nebraska, where the weather could suddenly change at the drop of a hat. 431 more words

Wellness Tips

MDH: Flu Season Has Peaked, Child Death Reported

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A child in Minnesota has died after getting the flu. It’s the first pediatric death due to influenza in the state this season. 221 more words

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