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January - February 2017

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26 | Calhoun Magazine | January/February 2017 have a cup of coffee, tell them about your family and your medical needs or just commiserate over the Dawgs' football season. You will be greeted with a warm welcome. Millicent Flake is a media specialist and writer who lives in Northwest Georgia. Read more from Millicent on her blog, Under the Magnolia 7UHHDWPDÀDNHZRUGSUHVVFRP Crowley Drug Company 1201 Dews Pond Road, Suite 1 Calhoun, GA 30701 (706) 979-2400 Photo compliments of Dave McEntire ( COLD OR FLU? :LQWHULVFROGDQGÀXVHDVRQDQGVHULRXVFRPSOLFDWLRQVFDQ result from both. Pharmacist Will Crowley recommends that HYHU\RQHJHWDÀXVKRWHVSHFLDOO\\RXQJFKLOGUHQWKRVHRYHU and people with respiratory problems or other health conditions. In addition, the best way to avoid getting sick is to wash your hands with soap and water often or use hand sanitizer if washing is not an option. How do you know when a visit to the doctor is necessary? Flu symptoms will normally be more severe than those of a cold and may include fever, muscle aches and coughing. You need to see \RXUGRFWRULPPHGLDWHO\LI\RXUV\PSWRPVLQFOXGH • 'LI¿FXOW\EUHDWKLQJRUVKRUWQHVVRIEUHDWK • Pain or pressure in the chest or abdomen. • Sudden dizziness. • Confusion. • Severe or persistent vomiting. • Flu-like symptoms that improve but then return with fever and worse cough.

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