Snots, sniffles and coughs
Get ready for the sickly season.
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We're on a countdown to the first winter cold or flu. Our weapons of choice? Hot honey and lemon, hot water bottles and reruns of Zack and Cody.

Some great links to get you in fighting mode for the sickly season:

How to fight flu spread

Um, I won't be in today

A to Z of common ailments

Cool kids are healthy kids

10 medicine dos and don'ts

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