Influenza has arrived in our region and is considered to be widespread at this time.Learn which flu strains we are seeing and how you can still protect yourself and your family.
This flu season is just beginning in our region. It’s annoying. It’s inconvenient. And it should be taken seriously. Get 12 useful facts to help put the flu in perspective.
Have you ever poured punch at a holiday party and wondered “How many drinks are in this?” Many people are surprised to learn what counts as a drink. Find tips for staying within your limits and drinking safely this holiday season.
The flu is a contagious respiratory illness that is easily spread and can result in severe illness, hospitalization or even death. If you are still not convinced, consider these facts.
All individuals experience physical and mental changes as we age, sometimes so minor that we may not even notice them. Learn what you need to know to stay safe on the road, and how to decide when it is time to turn over your keys.
Learn why it is very important for pregnant women to get a flu vaccine to protect both themselves and their unborn child
For many, the holiday season is a perfect combination of shopping, travel and celebratory gatherings with family and friends. But those are also perfect opportunities to spread the influenza virus at a time when flu season is nearing its peak.
Every flu season, many people decide not to get the flu shot for reasons based on misconceptions about seasonal flu and flu vaccines. To help you make an informed decision, we put five of the most common myths under the microscope. Here we go!
In this interview with Dr. Kathy Mariani, Medical Director at Family Medicine South Burlington at the UVM Medical Center, learn about what happens when you get the flu and how to reduce your chances of getting it.
Compared with young, healthy adults, older individuals are at greater risk of serious complications from the flu because our immune systems become weaker as we age.