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Category Archives: Seasonal Illness

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5 Most Allergy-Prone Places in Your Home

Your home should be a haven—a place to relax and unwind. However, when you suffer from allergies, allergens that occur indoors or get tracked in from the outside can trigger your symptoms. Fortunately, when you know what to look for in the most allergy-prone places and how to avoid them, there’s plenty you can do […]

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Why It’s So Important to Get Your Yearly Flu Shot

A “little case of the flu” can be a big deal as you get older. The body’s ability to fight infection weakens with age. Plus, older adults often have long-term health problems such as diabetes and heart disease. These conditions also increase the risk of developing serious flu complications. Need proof? Just look at these […]

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Boost Your Immunity

Have you been so focused on COVID-19 that you haven’t given much thought to the approaching cold and flu season? Fortunately, you’re not destined to get sick. Build up your defenses now so that you can fend off germs when they attack. One of the best ways to boost immunity: a nutritious eating plan. Focus […]

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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

What is coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)? Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness. It’s caused by a coronavirus called 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). There are many types of coronavirus. Coronaviruses are a very common cause of bronchitis. They may sometimes cause lung infection (pneumonia). Symptoms can range from mild to severe respiratory illness. These […]