Winter is back, and so is cold and flu season. Help protect yourself by eating a diet full of cold-fighting foods.
Getting a flu shot isn’t just about protecting yourself. It’s about protecting those around you, including older adults for whom the flu can be serious and even deadly. Statistics show that during recent flu seasons, between 80% and 90% of flu-related deaths have occurred in people 65 years and older.
It takes just a second. Its cost is covered by Medicare. And it can save your life A flu shot is the single best way to prevent seasonal flu, which each year sickens 5 to 20 percent of Americans and kills thousands, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Elderly people are at particular risk […]
For millions of school-age children, the return to school means a visit to the pediatrician for the necessary vaccinations. While most seniors aren’t headed back to class, August is as good a time as any for a reminder about the vaccines recommended for the 65-and-older age group. Our immune systems tend to slow down with […]