Posts Tagged ‘influenza’

Updated Flu Facts for 2012

Below are the latest flu facts that can help keep you and your loved ones healthy this flu season: Flu season often begins as early as October, peaks in February, and can last until spring or even early May The flu can be very dangerous for the young, old, and those with other medical conditions […]

Influenza, Better Known as the Flu

Influenza, better known as the flu, is an infection of the nose, throat, and lungs that is caused by an influenza virus. There are many different influenza viruses that can cause the flu and these viruses often change from season to season resulting in a new flu strain. The flu illness can vary from mild […]

Have You Gotten Your Flu Shot Yet?

Who: The Center for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending an annual influenza vaccination for everyone age 6 months or older. What: The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by viruses leading to a mild to severe illness and occasionally death. The best way to prevent the flu is by getting a flu vaccine […]