Tag Archives: truth

Social Media Reality Check

Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram and Pinterest are just a few of the more popular social media communities that allow us to connect, share and create.  With follower counts, like buttons, pins and online threads, it is hard not to be drawn in … Continue reading

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Are you asking your kids to lie to you?

Have you ever fibbed about how much you like Aunt Betty’s gift? Or how you like your mother’s new hair cut?  It’s harmless right? After all you’re only trying to protect their feelings… this isn’t really lying is it? And … Continue reading

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Top Five Myths about the Flu and Flu Vaccine

This is the final post in a three-part series about the influenza virus and vaccine. As a nurse, I often talk to people in the community who are confused by all the misinformation that exists about the flu and the flu … Continue reading

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