Symptoms and Conditions: Flu

When athletes get sick

By: Dr. Lora Scott; medical director of sports medicine In 2009 the swine flu hit our community. At the time, I was working as a team physician at the University of Cincinnati and saw the outbreak firsthand in our athletes. … Continue reading

Every child needs a flu shot…especially those with special needs!

By: Patricia Abboud, MD As a pediatrician that works in the critical care unit, I see children at their sickest.  During the winter season our ICU is full of children with difficulty breathing due to a variety of  reasons including … Continue reading

A flu-free home

By: Dr. Stacy Meyer It’s that time of year when the dreaded flu rears its ugly head. Ensure your family has put up a defense system to keep your home flu-free. Germs cause the flu, and many other sicknesses from … Continue reading

Handwashing tips from the Polished Girlz

HI! My name is Alanna Wall. The “Polished Girlz” nail team was started by me when I was 10 years old. I wanted to combine my love of drawing and nail design for different projects, but once the glitter was … Continue reading

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