One minute she was doing her homework and playing, and within an hour or two she was complaining of being cold and achy, so I took her temperature. It was 104.4! What happened next taught me something.
While it may be a brand new year and everyone is excited about a fresh start, there is something that comes along with this wintery weather that people don't like: The flu. Doctors have said this is the worst outbreak of the flu in more than a decade, especially for babies and older folks.
Maybe it's not just the effects of the New Year's Eve drinks that you're feeling today. Many people in East Texas are sick with something other than the "brown bottle flu" right now.
Flu cases are up in Texas. Emergency rooms from Dallas to Tyler to Houston are saying they're seeing more flu cases right now, with fevers of 102 to 103 and that yucky, awful, achey feeling. And of course th