7 Flu and Cold Myths Debunked
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7 Flu and Cold Myths Debunked

Flu season is here and it's likely that you or a family member will contract some kind of illness before the season ends. But it’s still worth the effort to avoid getting sick! And that begins with knowing what’s true about the flu and what’s not.

What You Need to Know About the Flu
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What You Need to Know About the Flu

Influenza (flu) is caused by a virus that can lead to a hospital visit or even death. Flu season can start as early as October and last as late as May. Make sure you and your family are prepared. Get your flu shot now!

How to Have a Successful Doctor’s Appointment
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How to Have a Successful Doctor’s Appointment

Regular health exams by a Primary Care Physician (PCP) can stop problems before they start or catch problems early, giving you better chances for treatment and cure.

Medications Can Help You Quit
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Medications Can Help You Quit

Medications can double your chances of quitting tobacco for good. Using medications doesn't mean you aren't strong enough to quit on your own. It can even strengthen your resolve to quit.

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Sports Safety for Kids

Sports and recreation are important parts of a healthy, active lifestyle for kids. But injuries can and do happen. Take steps to help keep kids safe on the field, the court, or wherever they take part in sports and recreation.

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Why Vaccines Are Important

National Immunization Awareness Month, observed each August, highlights the importance of vaccines in preventing serious, sometimes deadly diseases. It’s a yearly reminder to stay up to date on recommended vaccines.

Stopping Tobacco Use: A Little Help from Your Friends
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Stopping Tobacco Use: A Little Help from Your Friends

Getting support from the important people in your life can make a big difference when you stop using tobacco. Friends, family, co-workers and others can help. You are not alone.

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Health IQ Challenge: Facts About High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure (HBP)—also called hypertension—can be dangerous! Test your knowledge about this common condition.

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Too Much Summer Screen Time?

In today's world, children are surrounded by digital media. Many kids spend hours in front of devices like computers, TVs, smartphones or tablets. How much screen time is OK for your child?

Managing Your Quit Day
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Managing Your Quit Day

You’ve decided to quit smoking. Congratulations! Your first day without cigarettes can be tough. Follow these five steps to increase your chances for a successful quit day.

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