National Influenza Vaccination Week (Dec. 5–11) with the CDC

This year, the CDC has declared December 5-11 as National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW). This has become somewhat of an annual custom aimed at reminding those who have not yet taken their shot that they still have a bit of time to do so. With the winter season, we know that the flu can become quite a challenge for many.…

17 Ways to Protect Yourself from the Latest Flu Virus

The flu isn't just a nuisance. According to the CDC, more than 200,000 people are hospitalized with the flu each year, and the 2017-2018 season saw a record number of pediatric deaths from flu-related causes. These can be very frightening statistics for parents who must relinquish control of their children to buses, schools and day cares filled with germs. Fortunately,…