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Flu Forecast

Tue Jul 29

1 (Beneficial)
Hi 89° Lo 58°
1 = Beneficial
Weather conditions create a lowered risk of catching the flu, and will help to make a case of the flu less severe and of shorter duration.
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Wed Jul 30

1 (Beneficial)
Hi 86° Lo 57°
1 = Beneficial
Weather conditions create a lowered risk of catching the flu, and will help to make a case of the flu less severe and of shorter duration.
Details

Thu Jul 31

1 (Beneficial)
Hi 87° Lo 58°
1 = Beneficial
Weather conditions create a lowered risk of catching the flu, and will help to make a case of the flu less severe and of shorter duration.
Details

The arrival of flu season each winter impacts schools, workplaces and families. The AccuWeather.com Flu Forecast combines the effects of the weather with relevant demographic factors to provide a scale showing the overall probability of flu transmission and the severity of flu symptoms.

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Antibiotics May Have Been Wrongly Prescribed for Influenza, CDC Finds
Antibiotics May Have Been Wrongly Prescribed for Influenza, CDC Finds
July 17, 2014; 9:45 AM

During the 2013 flu season, more people needed antiviral medications than got them, and meanwhile, antibiotics were inappropriately given to a large proportion of patients with influenza (a viral disease that is not helped by taking antibiotics), according to a new study.
Eight Myths About Bug Repellent Debunked
Eight Myths About Bug Repellent Debunked
July 10, 2014; 12:57 PM

Don't trust these myths for protecting your skin against mosquitoes
Many Kids with Persistent Coughs Have Whooping Cough
Many Kids with Persistent Coughs Have Whooping Cough
June 26, 2014; 9:58 AM

About a fifth of children seen by their doctors for persistent coughs may actually have whooping cough, a new study suggests.
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