Fredericksburg Parent

February 2017

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2 Fredericksburg Parent and Family • February 2017 Colder weather means a few things: sweaters, snow, and the sniffles. The common cold is a viral infection of the nose and throat. Symptoms include running or stuffy nose, cough, congestion, and low grade fever. Unfortunately, there's no cure for a cold, but you should see a doctor when a fever lasts multiple days or you experience shortness of breath, severe sore throat, or sinus pain. If you catch a cold, be sure to stay hydrated and get plenty of rest. Practice good health habits like covering your cough and washing your hands often. Find expert care at Conquer the common cold. Here for You Health Tip no. Ladysmith 18020 Jefferson Davis Hwy. Ruther Glen | 804.448.0198 Lee's Hill 10620 Spotsylvania Ave. Fredericksburg | 540.374.3150 Cosner's Corner 4535 Spotsylvania Pkwy. Fredericksburg | 540.374.3160

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