flu season

It will require a judgment call on your part.
It's that time of year again; the kids are back at school, the weather is getting wetter and colder and the germ count is rife. And no matter how much you're on high alert, you just know that you're going to come down with something: a runny nose, a sore throat, maybe even a tickly cough. But what happens when your standard cold begins to feel like a little bit more than just that? Do you know the difference between a cold and the flu? Could you spot the signs?
Blissful ignorance.   15. Vowing never to let the germs defeat you again.  Getting nothing of the sort.     14. Thinking
Writing on winter ills seems surreal after the nourishing heat we have been fortunate to have in the last month. But, as far-fetched as it may seem, if we want to begin our preparations for winter, the time is now; preparation is the work-horse of prevention.
The flu season has begun, parents have been warned, after an increase in the number of children aged five to 14 falling ill