flu prevention

What are Common Flu Symptoms to Watch for this Fall?

The flu season is right around the corner as summer turns towards fall and the influenza virus begins to spread at a peak infection rate. Most patients know that the flu virus begins to peak in the fall as people spend more times indoors and in crowded public areas. But how can patients know if …

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General Flu Season Facts for Patients

Flu season is a lengthy period of time where patients are more likely to experience flu symptoms, flu-related illnesses, and other types of medical ailments. When patients get the flu they are more than likely to miss work and other commitments throughout the fall and winter. However, some patients may not fully understand how long …

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Flu Prevention Tips to Avoid Illness this Winter

The flu season is ready to peak and your chances of contracting the flu spike during the winter. The flu, or influenza virus, spreads more rapidly in winter since the virus thrives in cold and dry weather rather than hot or humid temperatures. Additionally, the flu is more likely to spread as people stay indoors …

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Drug and Alcohol Safety Tips for Teens: Drug and Alcohol Awareness Week

On January 22nd, the National Institute on Drug Abuse launches Drug and Alcohol Awareness week to help educate young people and teenagers about the dangers of substance abuse. Local organizations such as schools, recreational groups, clubs, and community centers use this week as a way to teach youth how to make better decisions related to …

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