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Avoid the Flu that’s here

Oh Portland! It’s flu season over here! Want to avoid all that cough, sinus, and headache stuff? Come in for a treatment at the very first sign! Make an appt here: KimBoldrini.net/contact

What are the symptoms of this flu? It begins with a sore throat, then sinus congestion, onto deep cough, then dry asthmatic cough. It is seeming to last 2 weeks, and honestly, ain’t nobody got time for that! It is called a wind damp invasion.

I have been able to help every patient that has come in with first signs including one client who was getting on an airplane and was dreading being sick for a long flight and ruining her vacation.

If you do get signs and it happens to be 11pm on Saturday drink some mint tea and add the white part of the green onion bulb. Sounds gross, but it’s quite good...

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Healing ourselves of the Flu epidemic

The flu season is amongst us. The media reports hit on increasing hospitalizations and nation-wide death tolls, 59 of those being pediatric. However, only 23.3% of those hospitalized are positive for the flu.7 So why the hysteria? In the times of mass hysteria, informing yourself is key. Peter Doshi, a researcher whose graduate thesis from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine focused on the politics of influenza policies, wrote in the British Medical Journal: “If CDC (Center for Disease Control) viral surveillance data is correct, then in recent years true influenza viruses have only caused an average of 12 percent of influenza-like illness.” 1

Specimens

Week 5

No of specimens tested

10132

No. of positive specimens (%)

2,362 (23.3%)

Positive specimens by type/subtyp...

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