Posts Tagged ‘common cold’

What Causes a Sore Throat?

Viruses, like those that cause cold and flu Allergies Smoking or exposure to secondhand smoke The bacteria group A strep, which causes strep throat Of these, infections from viruses are the most common cause of sore throats. Symptoms of sore throat whether caused by virus or bacteria can be similar. Symptoms that suggest a virus […]


Winter Protection

Now that the season is upon us and the snow has begun to fall, we all must take precautions to protect ourselves and our loved ones from the hidden hazards of winter. Often many individuals are not prepared for what ‘Old Man Winter’ blows in! Winter hazards include increased risk of the following: Illnesses including […]