Treating the flu in a year with an imperfect flu vaccine

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You know it's here...the flu! People coughing and sneezing. Out from work and school. And, of course, the stories on the news about this year's flu vaccine mismatch between the circulating flu and the one in the the vaccine. … [Read more...]

New Year, New Directions

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Happy New Year! The Road Not Taken BY ROBERT FROST Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth; … [Read more...]

Texting: An unexpected bridge to talking to our teens

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An interesting phenomenon has occurred in our home lately. Everyone is getting along. It’s not that there was all out war but with two teenage daughters under one room with college in the mix, things do get interesting at times. We didn’t have any huge family meeting or the need to broker a peace treaty. We actually stumbled upon a new path to better communication by accident: texting. … [Read more...]

Are you ready to be unplugged? I am.

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The National Day of Unplugging starts at sundown tonight and lasts for 24 hours. Are you up for the challenge? I am. In fact, since I caught the unplugged bug a few years ago, I've found myself becoming naturally more unplugged with each passing day. So, that's likely whey you've noticed an obvious drop of in the lack of posts over the last year. I've truly been living the unplugged … [Read more...]