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Is "man flu" really a thing?

By: Robert Shmerling, MD, Faculty Editor, Harvard Health Publications This one got by me. Id never heard of man flu but according to a new study of the topic, the term is so ubiquitous that it has been included in the Oxford and Cambridge dictionaries. Oxford defines it as a cold or similar minor ailment as experienced by a man who is regarded as exaggerating the severity of the symptoms. …

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