Monthly Archives: September 2013

Is the Flu Vaccine a Good Idea for Your Family?

The flu virus is responsible for several deaths and hospitalizations each year, and only by means of vaccination can you protect your kids. Continue reading

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Tips to Control Flu in the Workplace

In all likelihood, at least one of your employees will catch the flu this winter. Although you can’t stop infections and viruses, you can take steps to control the flu in your workplace. Continue reading

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Choosing the Flu Vaccine

The seasonal flu vaccine is a one dose vaccine that protects against the yearly seasonal flu attacks. Unlike most vaccines that are given once or twice in a lifetime however, the flu shot must be given every year to help protect the body from the every changing flu virus. Continue reading

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How Common is the Flu?

If you never develop the flu, you may mistakenly believe that the flu is a minor problem. However, the flu virus affects about 5% to 20% of the population each year. Continue reading

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Interesting Facts About the Flu Virus

Do you think you know everything about the flu virus? Here are three facts that you might find interesting. Continue reading

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Where to Find a Flu Vaccine for Your Child

If you are the parent of a young child, flu season can be a nerve-wracking time for you. While everyone around you might be getting sick, you might feel as if there is no sure way to shield your child from illness. Continue reading

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Chronic Illnesses and the Flu

The flu virus can take its toll on anyone, but if you suffer from a chronic illness such as an auto immune disease, you have a higher risk for flu complications. Continue reading

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Protect Yourself from the Flu – Minus Needles

There are many reasons why people skip their annual flu vaccine, and for most people, the reason is fear of needles. Continue reading

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The Vaccination Debate and Flu Season

not all flu vaccines are created equal. In order to keep your clients happy and healthy during the colder months, it is important to choose the right flu vaccine for your primary patient base. Continue reading

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Cold vs. Flu

During cold and flu season many people incorrectly label their case of the sniffles as a full blown flu when this is not the case. The flu and the common cold are two very different illnesses that affect the body in distinct ways. Continue reading

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