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Staying Healthy During the Holidays

Story by WBGZ Radio

Don’t get your visiting family sick this Thanksgiving, be it by improperly preparing food or not knowing if you’re sick. Dr. Angela Golden from the American Association of Nurse Practitioners said influenza is a concern, but people should also protect themselves from the common cold. If you do have the cold, Golden said it’s not a popular idea, but just stay home.

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Golden also said know the difference between influenza and what’s commonly referred to as the stomach flu.

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Golden said it’s also important to know your dose when it comes to over-the-counter cold remedies and medicines.

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