flu prevention

  1. Children's Health

    How the flu can hurt your heart health

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    For women with heart disease, influenza, or "flu," is of special concern — especially this flu season, which has been...
  2. Children's Health

    Eat right to sail through cold and flu season unscathed

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    Like it or not, cold and flu season is here. It seems as if someone is always sniffling, sneezing and otherwise under the weather....
  3. Children's Health

    Cold and flu season by the numbers

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    You may think you know all there is to know about cold and flu season, but we're willing to bet these numbers will surprise you!
  4. Well-being

    Scientists plan to deliberately infect people with the flu

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over 200,000 people are hospitalized for the flu each year. In some...
  5. Tips & Advice

    Tia Mowry talks holiday plans, motherhood and the importance of vaccines

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    Tia Mowry rose to fame with the hit show Sister, Sister with her real-life twin sister Tamera Mowry, however she is now embracing...
  6. Workouts

    8 Perfectly acceptable reasons for not working out today

    We all have those days where we would rather watch TV or take a nap than hit up the gym. While hiding behind the newest episode of...
  7. Well-being

    How the flu shot can help prevent a heart attack

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    Get ready for your annual poke — a new study finds that the flu shot could help prevent heart attacks, strokes and other...
  8. Well-being

    5 Surprising ways to avoid getting sick

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    Staying well is easier than you think. Try these uncommon ways to avoid getting sick, and don’t forget to tell your friends,...
  9. Well-being

    Dr. Travis Stork shares his tips for a healthy, happy year

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    We’re on the set of Dr. Travis Stork’s commercial shoot with Simply Saline, chatting with him about all of this season’s top health...
  10. Children's Health

    The flu is dangerous for kids with asthma

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    Influenza (“the flu”) is a serious viral infection that is more dangerous than the common cold in children. Every year an average of...
  11. Well-being

    Vaccine-free flu prevention tips

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    Winter is upon us, and along with it comes the debate on whether to get a flu shot. Dr. Martha Howard of Wellness Associates of...
  12. K-12

    Protect your family from the flu

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    The last thing you want to deal with during the holidays is the flu. Doctors and pediatricians offer advice on keeping your family...
  13. Travel

    How to flu & cold-proof your flight

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    There is absolutely nothing worse than getting sick over the holidays. Instead of spending your hours caroling, drinking far too...
  14. K-12

    Debating the flu vaccine

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    Doctors recommend that everyone, starting with children as young as 6 months old, receive an annual influenza vaccination.
  15. K-12

    How to prevent the flu in children

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    Flu season is coming! We always hear the murmurs of the flu season coming in October and November, but it's key that we pay...
  16. Well-being

    How to protect yourself from the flu

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    The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by various strains of the influenza virus. Though the strains change from year to...
  17. Well-being

    7 Flu shot facts

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    If you don’t want to get the flu (and who does?), you need to take steps to prevent it. Your best line of defense against this nasty...
  18. Well-being

    The common cold vs. the flu: What's the difference?

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    You wake up in the morning with a cough, congestion and general malaise. You know you’re getting sick, but with what? Learn how to...
  19. Well-being

    5 Ways to protect your family from the flu

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    The only thing that’s worse than getting sidelined with the flu is your entire family getting sidelined, too. As another flu season...
  20. Well-being

    Seasonal flu basics

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    Getting the flu is awful, and it can be very dangerous. The best way to avoid the flu is to educate yourself about it. Here are some...