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How To Prevent the Flu | Tips to Keep Your Family Healthy

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How To Prevent the Flu | Tips to Keep Your Family Healthy

It’s that time of the year. Flu season is upon us! We are already seeing influenza cases in some St. Louis clinics. Flu season comes around regularly each fall. Unfortunately, some years it is worse than the others. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that each year about 20,000 children younger than five years of age are hospitalized from flu complications like pneumonia.

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A Quick guide to treating a fever

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A Quick guide to treating a fever

A fever is a common sign of illness, but that's not necessarily a bad thing. In fact, fevers seem to play a key role in fighting infections. So should you treat a fever or let the fever run its course? Here's help making the call.

These recommendations are for otherwise healthy people — for instance, those who are not immunocompromised or taking chemotherapy drugs and haven't recently had surgery.

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