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The Norovirus ‘Stomach Flu’ and How It Spreads
Health officials are warning about recent outbreaks of the Norovirus, which is commonly referred to as the stomach flu.  (It's not the flu at all, but I've given up telling people that.)  Diarrhea, vomiting, sometimes accompanied with a fever and body aches are the symptoms of th…
The Never Ending Crud? Do You Have It?
It was September 5th of this year when I started to feel a tickle in my throat.  Next it was a sore throat, followed by runny nose.  A day later I had a full on crappy cold.  Usually colds for me last a week or 2 at the most.  Today it is October 24th, and I still have it.  …
Flu Shots Are Now Available At Neighborhood Essentia Clinics
About a month ago my daughter and I talked about getting our annual flu shots, something we do together every year.  Then, we both got colds so the idea was put on hold.  Now that we're both healthy again I set out to see where we could go.  I found that Essentia Clinics is offer…
Why Going To The Doctor Is A Last Resort For Me
This photo is a diagram representing the test that was performed on me.  This is why going to the doctor is my last resort. However, despite my best efforts, I could not make it to work every day while I was sick.  I had a cold that started around September 16th.  (It's my birthday cold, I get one e…