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Croup

Croup

Kimberly Allen R.N.Medical December 18, 2012

Croup is a highly contagious infection inthe wind pipe and vocal cords as well as the bronchial tubes. Croup tends to occur in the fall through early winter. Approximately 15% of the children between 6 months and 5 years of age in the US will develop croup this season …

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Complications From Seasonal Flu
by Kimberly Allen, RN Winter is upon us and alson with the snow and cold come the seasonal illnesses like the flu.  The CDC estimates that approximately 20% of the people living in the US will contract the flu this season and out of that 20% approximately 200,000 people will develop complications requiring... Read more
Bronchitis

Bronchitis

Medical September 17, 2012

Bronchitis is another common respiratory condition that is more prevalent in the fall through spring months. It is an inflammation of the mucous membrane that lies the bronchial tubes. There are two types of bronchitis, acute and chronic…

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