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Get ready for flu season

By Roxanne M. Poon, RN, BS, CPHQYou are sitting in class and suddenly begin to feel feverish and have the chills. You may also experience a cough, sore throat, and headache. Maybe you have...
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Ask the doc: What’s a good way to avoid catching a cold when other...

—Joshua S., Portland State University, Oregon(*Name changed)Cold-causing viruses circulate readily in college communities, and they disrupt students’ academics and other activities, so it’s absolutely worth minimizing our exposure to them. We have easy ways...