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The Importance of an Annual Flu Shot

The flu vaccination is the easiest and most effective way to prevent the flu from occurring. With a flu vaccination, you make yourself 60% less likely to contract the virus. If you do contract the flu after you are administered the vaccine, your symptoms are usually less intense and shorter as your body has anti-bodies […]

By |September 10th, 2014|In the News|0 Comments

Fall in Love with Feeling Good

New Year’s resolutions fell by the wayside weeks ago (do you still do that?) and the cold and flu season has gripped the country in a vise that has been hard to shake. This time of year, the effort to live a healthy and balanced life can seem like a losing battle.

Hey, don’t give up! […]

By |February 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Fall in Love with Feeling Good

The Lifecycle of the Flu

Most years, the terms “flu season” and “flu shot” are viewed as a pesky seasonal rite of passage, a nuisance, another thing on your to-do list. But this year, the virulent H3N2 virus — which has been circulating for 50 years and dubbed the “Hong Kong flu” — is getting peoples’ attention.

The 2017–2018 flu season […]

By |February 14th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on The Lifecycle of the Flu

Cold Vs. Flu: Know the Difference

Waking up with a sore throat, a runny nose, and a terrible cough during flu season would leave you to believe that you indeed have the flu.  Even though you may have flu-like symptoms, you could be over-analyzing your symptoms.

Here are a few ways to determine whether you have the flu or just a regular […]

By |January 8th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Cold Vs. Flu: Know the Difference

Why You Need to Stay Hydrated, Even During the Winter

As the days get longer and colder, you’re more than likely spending more time indoors and less time outside in the cold.

Being out in the sun all summer long can make you thirsty, but it’s easy to overlook the importance of staying hydrated all year.

Staying hydrated is essential to overall health while maintaining functions in […]

By |December 8th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Why You Need to Stay Hydrated, Even During the Winter

How to Avoid Travel Sickness

Not only is this now the time of year for holiday shopping, it’s also the season for holiday travels!

Traveling can expose you to a new culture, values, and unfortunately illnesses.  There’s nothing worse than feeling under the weather when you’re about to embark on an exotic trip.

Whether you’re traveling for work, a study abroad program, […]

By |November 29th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on How to Avoid Travel Sickness

5 Signs It’s Worse Than a Cold

You may think you’re just suffering from the common cold.  You have the normal symptoms of coughing, sneezing, runny nose, fatigue… but what if it’s something worse than a regular cold?  Here are five ways to identify if your cold is something worth getting checked out for.

Your symptoms last more than a few days.

A regular […]

By |November 21st, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on 5 Signs It’s Worse Than a Cold

Don’t Let the Flu Scare You

If you’ve ever been sick with the flu, you know how miserable it can be.

The best way to prevent getting sick with the flu is to get your annual flu shot.  Yet every year, there are people who forgo their flu shot.  A number of misconceptions about the flu have spread throughout the years, making […]

By |October 30th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Don’t Let the Flu Scare You

Fall Into Good Health!

Now that we’ve transitioned from long, warm summer days to short, crisp fall air, we have to switch up our daily routines!

Your health needs vary by the season, which is why you might increase your water intake and put on more SPF in the summer months, and drink up more hot cider and tea, and apply […]

By |October 11th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Fall Into Good Health!

5 Reasons Why You Need A Flu Shot

Thinking about forgoing a flu shot this year?  Think again!

Getting your annual flu shot is imperative to your health.  It’s one of the best ways to reduce your risk of getting sick with the flu and spreading it to others.

Here are a few reasons why you should get your flu shot.

It can save your life: […]

By |September 22nd, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on 5 Reasons Why You Need A Flu Shot

How To Avoid Getting The Flu

While getting your annual flu shot is the best way to prevent getting infected with the virus, there are several measures you can take to avoid catching the flu.

Avoid close contact: When you’re in constant meetings, planning activities with the kids, or trying to keep a social life, it can be hard to not have […]

By |September 7th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on How To Avoid Getting The Flu
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