Everything You Need to Know About Flu Vaccines


Flu vaccines—we need them more than ever today. You probably have yours once a year. But have you ever thought about how it works in the body? You might be surprised.  How the Vaccine Keeps You From Getting Sick A flu vaccine mimics the immune system via intramuscular application or via nasal spray form. The…

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4 Preventative Measures to Stay Healthy During Flu Season

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Whenever the cold and flu season is just around the corner, you need to take certain precautions to avoid getting hit with the flu. While you might enjoy most of your nights cozying up indoors with your family and friends, the last thing you want is to spend most of your time feeling awful and…

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How to Increase the Effectiveness of Your Flu Shot

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Getting your regular flu shot can help keep you protected against the seasonal flu. Aside from reducing your chances of catching the flu, getting a flu vaccine can also reduce the transmission of the virus to high-risk individuals. So, it’s really important to get your flu vaccine every year. But did you know that there…

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Seasonal Flu or Influenza Symptoms and Treatment

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Influenza or “the flu” is a contagious viral respiratory infection.  It is spread from person to person and can cause mild to severe symptoms.  Flu symptoms usually come on suddenly and often include:  fever over 102°F, stuffy nose, nausea, chills and sweats, fatigue, muscle aches, cough, headache, and loss of appetite.  Flu symptoms usually last…

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