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PAGE 6 HOGANSVIIA HOME NEWS - FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2009 A Monthly Section Designed to Inform Readers : : ~ : :::~ : +:::: :~:~:~:: ~:~:~::~::::~:~:~:~:~:~:~::~:~:~:~:~::~:~:~:~:~:+:~:~;~:~:~:~:~:~:~:~:~:~:~:~:~:~:~:~:~:~:~+~:~:~:~:+:~:~:~:~:~:~?:+:~:~:~+:~:~:~:~:~:~*~::~::~:.:::~:~:~:~:~:~:~:~:~:~:~:~:~:~:~:~:~+~:~:~:~+~:~:~:~:~:~:~:::::~:~:~:~::::~:~:~:~:~:::~:~:~:~:::~:~:~:~:~:~:~:~:~:~:~:::~:::~: ::: ::::: :: :: ~:::9~:~:+~:~:: : ~:. :~i~i About the Medical Industry and Health Issues Winter is upon us once course, flu season. Fewmore strands of the flu again. With winter comes the issues have gripped theappear each year, wreaking holiday season, some snow- headlines more this year havoc on the nation's schools fall, a New Year, and, of than the flu, as more and and offices. 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