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6 ways to prevent swine flu in kids

Mary Fetzer is a freelance writer and marketing consultant with a marketing degree from Penn State University and 15 years of international business experience. Mary specializes in writing about parenting, children, pregnancy, college, h...

Flu fighting products for kids

The H1N1 Swine Flu virus is a highly contagious form of influenza that is easily spread through coughing, sneezing and contact with infected surfaces. Unlike the seasonal flu, this H1N1 strain didn't lessen over the summer months; instead, swine flu continues to spread. Check out 6 new products that will help prevent your kids from contracting the H1N1 Swine flu virus.

Sniffle Buddies®

For some reason, kids just don't use tissues. How many times have you found streaks of snot on your child's sleeves?

Sniffle Buddies® are just the thing for kids who are too busy to be bothered with tissues. These soft, environmentally friendly wristbands are made of an absorbent organic bamboo/cotton fabric. Sniffle Buddies® are naturally antibacterial, anti-fungal and hypo-allergenic.

When your child goes to wipe his nose on his arm, the handy wristband will be there to take it. By catching the germs that would have ended up on little hands and wrists, Sniffle Buddies® can slow the spread of the flu from germy hands.

Sniffle Buddies® are washable and reusable, too. That's fewer tissues for the planet's landfills!

What is the best way to ease the aches and pains of the flu? Find out safe pain medicines for kids here.

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