Monthly Archives: October 2013

Flu Vaccine Options for Children

As a parent, you don’t want to see your child uncomfortable. However, you know the importance of an annual flu vaccine. Continue reading

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How Long Does a Flu Vaccine Last?

If you received a flu vaccine last season, you might wonder whether you need a new flu shot. However, this depends on the date of your last flu vaccine. Continue reading

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Can Antibiotics Help Flu Symptoms?

the flu is a viral infection. And because antibiotics only treat bacterial infections, this medication is ineffective against the flu virus. Continue reading

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No Escaping Flu Season

But while you can’t get away from the flu virus completely, you can protect your family from flu infection. Want to stay germ-free this year? Here are three practical tips. Continue reading

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Determining the Safety of the Flu Vaccine

While many people understand the benefits of a flu vaccine, some are afraid to protect themselves. Like any type of vaccination, complications can occur with the flu shot. Continue reading

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Can Exercise Boost the Flu Shot’s Potency?

Researchers at Iowa State’s University in Ames recently performed a variety of studies to evaluate how exercise can affect the potency of flu shots. Continue reading

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Three Reasons to Stay Home if you Have the Flu

if you get sick with the flu before you’re able to get your flu vaccination, here are three smart reasons to stay home. Continue reading

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Ways to Relieve Flu Body Aches

If you don’t get a flu vaccination and become ill, there’s a chance that you’ll deal with body aches. This is a tell-tale sign of the flu virus, but fortunately, there are ways to ease the pain. Continue reading

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Flu Vaccine vs. Antiviral Drugs

The CDC recommends that every person over the age of six months receive an annual flu vaccine. However, if you are afraid of needles, you might take your chances with catching the flu virus by avoiding the flu shot. Continue reading

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Is it More than the Flu?

Flu season is fast approaching and now is the time to protect your family against the flu virus. Continue reading

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