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 […]
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 […]
It’s a miserable feeling — you’re exhausted, your throat hurts, and you’re achy and feverish. But is it a cold or the flu?
You can avoid the flu this season by taking 1 simple step: Get a flu shot. Unfortunately, some people think that getting a flu immunization is too much trouble or costs too much. Or, they are sure that a flu immunization will make them sick or make them more likely to catch the flu or […]
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.