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Botsford HealthSource - 2006

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Fall A Flu Shot Reminder
Flu season--which typically lasts from November to March--is almost upon us. During this time, as many as 5 to 20 percent of Americans will get hit by the flu. It is best to get a flu shot in October or November. Visit the CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website for more information.
Summer Family History
Family history plays a big role in heart disease, as well as many other health conditions. A new web-based tool called My Family Health Portrait makes it easy to keep track of your family medical history.
Spring New Safety Programs help Hospitals Save Lives
Botsford Hospital has joined the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's 100,000 Lives Campaign, the first-ever national campaign to prevent avoidable medical errors.
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