It’s officially here, people taking time off work, your kids and grand-kids staying at home, sick in bed with high fevers, and hospital and doctors offices entertaining high volumes of people with similar complaints, a cold and flu virus, and while we are no stranger to the effects and inconveniences of the cold and flu bug, there seems to be slight variations in the virus each time a new season rolls around, and one that people are not always prepared …Read more
Most years, there are over 100 million doses of influenza vaccine available to protect Americans; however, on average about 30 percent of the adult population in the United States receives an annual flu shot. Now, medical researchers are giving people more reason to consider protecting themselves against influenza. They believe the flu shot can curb heart disease.
Every year; normally in the fall and winter, up to 20 per cent of people get …Read more
So you have started to feel the inevitable nastiness of influenza sneaking up on you. The symptoms of influenza are well known and marked by fever and chills, nausea, stomach upset and a general feeling of malaise. We are all aware of the old adage “you are what you eat”, so can this theory be applied to flu prevention?
Proper diet is of the utmost importance when it comes to keeping healthy, especially during flu season. Let’s explore some of …Read more
People might have just begun to stop hearing about the bird flu, but just as one door closes another one opens. And this one could be even more scary than the last. A new flu strain found in New England harbor seals could prove to be very threatening and researchers are saying the problem has potential to cause a pandemic.
The Seal Flu Pandemic – The Research
The researchers are cautioning that the new seal flu should be treated with …Read more