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Strep Throat

The feeling is familiar: you’re going about your busy day when you feel a slight soreness in your throat. Is this just a slight irritation or could it be something more serious – possibly strep throat? Read on to learn about strep throat, its symptoms, and treatments.

Six Ways to Soothe a Sore Throat

It is a familiar feeling that gets in the way of a busy day. You suddenly notice that your throat feels scratchy and hurts when you swallow. Here are six ways to soothe your next sore throat.

A Flu Update

As the CDC reports a recent increase in flu cases in the mid-Atlantic, it seems we are experiencing a late flu season. Now that flu season is here, it is important to remember what symptoms to look for, the practices that can help prevent contracting flu, and what to do is you suspect you have the flu.

What's going around? Cold, Allergy, or Flu?

What's going around? Cold, Allergy, or Flu?
Are you not feeling well? Use this handy table to determine if the source of your ailments is a cold, allergies, or the flu.

Six Ways to Soothe a Sore Throat

You suddenly notice that your throat feels scratchy and hurts when you swallow. It could be caused by a temporary irritation or something more serious. Here are six ways to soothe your next sore throat.