flu season

flu season

06 Nov: 5 Reasons Why You Should Get a Fluzone Shot During Flu Season

Wanting to actually avoid the flu this fall and winter? It is definitely possible to make it through the holidays without coming down with a fever and chills! The best way that you can fend off the flu this flu season is by getting a Fluzone shot. There are many benefits to getting a Fluzone shot that goes beyond just keeping you happy and healthy during flu season, which generally runs from October to March. Read on to learn more about why you should go out and get your Fluzone shot today. 1.) The Fluzone Shot is the Best Way to Keep You Flu-Free This Flu Season It’s that time of year when flu shot signs start appearing in front…

Flu Season Tips Infographic

16 Dec: Essential Flu Season Tips [Infographic] to Keep Your Family Healthy

It is now December and the flu season has gotten off to a slow start this year. However, it is coming and already cases have starting popping up, so it is best to be prepared. The first thing that comes to mind when we think about preparing for flu season is to get vaccinated, but this year the flu vaccine may not be the best defense. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently issued a press release stating that that this year’s flu may be more severe and that this year’s vaccine may not be entirely effective. Guessing Game Every year, experts at the CDC and the World Health Organization (WHO) play an educated guessing game as to…

09 Dec: Bring out your meds: flu season is here

Wolfgang Niesielski at the Contra Costa Times rings in flu season (and its commercialization) with this humor column. Excerpt: HOW CAN YOU not be aware that the flu season is now “officially” open? Actually, unofficially, it started toward the end of the summer vacation when the allergy season was at a wane. Now you notice someone coughing, sneezing and feeling miserable in every second TV commercial (this combined with the allergy season, means that there is always someone coughing, sneezing and feeling miserable throughout the entire year). Turn on the TV, and instead of watching the family happily frolicking in green meadows and colorful flower gardens after ingesting the particular product that financed the commercial, you observe the wise, tough-as-nails…