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The Flu: People Are Always Asking...

One of the most common questions I get is this: why does the flu season occur during the winter, even in places like LA that are far from chilly? There are a bunch of reasons, actually, but here's a new one:  

Why Is the Flu More Common During the Winter Season?

Influenza, commonly known as the flu, has distinct transmission patterns around the world. In temperate regions, influenza's occurrence peaks during the winter season...Read More