You can prevent the flu this season by taking one simple step: Get a flu vaccine. The CDC recommends everyone 6 months and older get vaccinated. This includes pregnant women. Unfortunately, some people think that getting a flu vaccine is too much trouble or costs too much. Or they are sure that a flu […]
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 […]
The flu can be a serious threat to your health, but you can protect yourself by getting a flu shot.
While relatively few cases of flu have surfaced so far in the United States, health officials say the holiday season will likely change that, so everyone should get a flu shot now.