Archive | November, 2013

What is the flu, and should I get my child vaccinated?

by Amy R. Beach, CRNP A: The flu, or influenza, is a respiratory illness caused by the influenza virus. It is spread by coughing, sneezing or close contact. Symptoms of the flu can include fever and/or chills, sore throat, muscle or body aches, nasal congestion, cough, headache and fatigue. Children may also have vomiting and […]

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