Health&Fitness Talk

Supporting Healthy Life Styles

Dealing with whooping cough

Whooping cough is a bacterial infection caused by the bacteria bordetella pertusis. It is called whooping cough because of the distinct sound made when the child coughs. The sound is very distinct and once you’ve heard it you can easily recognize it and distinguish between a child with a cold and one with whooping cough…

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Get ready for chicken pox season

Believe it or not the common childhood illness chicken pox has a season, and this is it. Chicken pox is most prevalent in March thru May. It is thought that this is a time when our bodies immune system is at it’s weakest. The weather is changing and many people have been cooped up thru the long weeks and months of winter and are anxious to get outside…

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