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Get ready for flu season

By Roxanne M. Poon, RN, BS, CPHQYou are sitting in class and suddenly begin to feel feverish and have the chills. You may also experience a cough, sore throat, and headache. Maybe you have...
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Your vaccination guide: Which ones you need, what they do, and where to get...

Rate this article and enter to winIn college, more than just your class schedule and study habits shift—for many students, college is a time to start taking control of your own health care. Instead...
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Ask the doc: Do I really need to get a flu shot?

“Do I really need to get a flu shot?"—Leah M., Michigan Technological UniversityYes.An emphatic yes if you are in one of these categories: You are at higher risk for complications from influenza; for example,...