Month: January 2016

Is it Safe to Play in the Cold?

Winter Storm Jonas may have been the only winter storm to hit the North East with significant force to date this season, but that doesn’t mean ‘Ol Man Winter is taking it easy on us.  For those of you that took advantage of the fresh powder Jonas brought with it, “ski season” was lacking a …

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Flu Season Facts, Part 1

The influenza virus is a seasonal epidemic that typically hits the United States around October and can last until May. Even though this is a yearly occurrence, there are still some misconceptions about the flu and what people should do to protect themselves. To keep our readers informed, we are doing a two-part series on …

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There's Still Time to Get a Flu Shot!

While we may have already entered the height of flu season, it’s still not too late to get yourself a flu shot. And don’t think you’re out of the woods yet; the Center for Disease Control reports that flu season years carries over all the way into May some years. That means you’ll still be vulnerable for several …

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There’s Still Time to Get a Flu Shot!

While we may have already entered the height of flu season, it’s still not too late to get yourself a flu shot. And don’t think you’re out of the woods yet; the Center for Disease Control reports that flu season years carries over all the way into May some years. That means you’ll still be vulnerable for several …

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Beware of Winter Weather Hazards!

After an unseasonably warm start on the East Coast, winter is finally letting us feel its chill. It might seem like yesterday that high temperatures were breaking records all over the place, so it can be easy to disregard the recent cold. Winter weather can present a lot of hazards though, so it’s important to …

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