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Cold and Flu: Why Do They Strike In Winter?

Jan 05, 2021 by Total Access Medical

Many people associate cold weather with the common cold. Sneezing, scratchy throat, runny nose -- everyone knows the first signs. And, according to the CDC, millions of people develop the common cold each year in the United States. 

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Flu Update for the Philadelphia Region

Mar 06, 2018 by Total Access Medical

Finally we are in a down turn on influenza for our region! Reported cases and hospitalizations are both decreasing.

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The Taming of the Flu: To Tamiflu or Not to Tamiflu.

Feb 27, 2018 by Total Access Medical

That is the question. With flu season supposedly nearing its down turn, it seems like there has been an outburst in the number of house holds and people infected and exposed to the flu this last week in our Philadelphia region.

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February 2018 Flu Review

Feb 15, 2018 by Total Access Medical

This season is seeing the highest Influenza like Illness (ILI) since the 2009 H1N1 Flu pandemic.

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Flu Update

Feb 09, 2018 by Total Access Medical

There have been over 98 severe cases of the Flue reported and 7 deaths in our area. 78% of hospitalizations were for Influenza A. 6 Influenza outbreaks have occurred at long term living facilities.

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Flu Update For The Philadelphia Region

Jan 24, 2018 by Total Access Medical

This week of January 22 2018 has numbers climbing nationally and locally.

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Flu update for the Philadelphia Region

Jan 16, 2018 by Total Access Medical

The Philadelphia Department of Public Health Disease Control gives us weekly Flu updates.

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Do you have the Flu? Here is what you need to do:

Jan 03, 2018 by Total Access Medical

49 states and Puerto Rico have wide spread Flu activity according to the most recent postings by the Centers for Disease Control  (CDC). 12 children have dies thus far from the Flu.

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How Long Does The Flu Last?

Dec 20, 2017 by Total Access Medical

According to Everyday Health the Flu lasts typically one to two weeks. The most severe symptoms such as fever, chills and muscle aches start in the beginning.

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FluView: Get the Latest National Flu Information

Nov 13, 2017 by Total Access Medical

Did you know there is a weekly publication from the Centers for Disease Control called FluView, which shares are the latest national Flu data?


It is published online every week and brings us the most up to date and important news, numbers, trends and advice we need to know from national sources we trust the most.

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