We’ve talked earlier in this blog about the importance of getting a flu shot before or during flu season, especially if you’re over 65 and/or if you have a chronic lung disease. But what about the opposite end of the
If you surveyed a hundred people about the flu vaccine, it’s almost guaranteed that you’d get a split in beliefs about its efficacy or its safety. Some are all for it; some believe it’s dangerous; some don’t know what to
It’s the season again: Time to gear up for the colder weather and the arrival of a new wave of influenza. As you probably know, influenza viruses usually circulate widely in the United States from late fall through early spring.
We all know that a flu shot can reduce your chance of getting sick from influenza this season, but did you know that the flu vaccine also may reduce the risk of flu-associated pneumonia? RT Magazine recently published an article
By Mary Burns, RN, BS PERF Executive Vice President With the flu you often get fever (usually high) headache extreme fatigue dry cough sore throat runny or stuffy nose muscle aches Flu is mostly spread through coughs and sneezes, which