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Flu Season

By January 24, 2013

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Doctor's Bag (Photo by Sanja Gjenero, Stock.Xchng) Flu season is in full swing - and if you had any doubts about that, check out the Centers for Disease Control influenza map. They're expecting it to reach epidemic proportions.

If your college kid hasn't already gotten a flu shot, tell him to head for the campus med center or nearest pharmacy right away. Universities are amping up their vaccination efforts, using all the lessons they learned during the swine flu scare in 2009. If your kiddo gets sick, here are three things he can do, as well as the answer to the question, "Should I bring him home?"

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