#flu

  1. Groundhog Day Winter Sale!
    Categories: Info News

    Groundhog Day Winter Sale!

    That’s right… Groundhog Day is a this Friday, and until it happens, we know not when Winter 2018 will end. It is already bitter cold in many areas, wet and flooding in others, and who-knows-what still lies in store for Americans this cold and blustery season... Are you Winter Ready? To help you be Winter Ready, we are offering you...
  2. Allergy & Flu News
    Categories: Asthmatic Child, Health Tips & Flu & Pandemic

    Allergy & Flu News

    Vaccine Strategy Induces Antibodies that Can Target Multiple Influenza Viruses... Scientists from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), and the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) have identified three types of vaccine-induced antibodies that can neutralize diverse strains of influenza virus that infect humans. The discovery will help guide development of a universal influenza vaccine, according to...
  3. Achoo
    Categories: Flu & Pandemic

    Achoo

    Cold & Flu Season - Snot fun. Are you ready for the sniffles, fevers, coughs and aches of the season? Time to review the basics again. ~ Cough? Cold? Flu? Infection? Pandemic? ~ Foods that help Fight the Flu ~ Flu Fighters The CDC says: You can help reduce your risk of getting a cold: Wash your hands often with soap and water...
  4. Cold Enough to Catch a Cold
    Categories: Health and First Aid Advice for Seniors, Health Tips & Flu & Pandemic

    Cold Enough to Catch a Cold

    Here we are, deep into Cold & Flu Season, and thus far everyone has seemed to do a pretty good job of avoiding any serious ailments. Now BAM! The temperatures drop and it's wet outside. Are you ready to stay well? Here are some great articles about avoiding, treating, and minimizing the spread of Wintertime Colds, Coughs, and Flu: ... Cough...
  5. Categories: General Safety Topics

    Fall into Autumn Safety

    Fall is here... have you shifted from "Summer Mode" and started to thing about the different safety and preparedness needs of shorter days and solder, wetter weather? Remember, too, as you start baking and enjoying fires at home, burn safety comes into play... Autumn Health and Safety Autumn Outdoor Safety Autumn Burn Safety Update and First Aid Burn Treatment Guide Autumn...
  6. Categories: Flu & Pandemic

    Be Careful: Flu Season is NOT over yet

    The 2014-2015 Flu Season is not over yet - Flu activity is still high across most of the country with flu illnesses, hospitalizations and even deaths elevated. This current Flu season will probably continue for several more weeks. While this year's flu vaccine is not working as well as usual against some H3N2 viruses, vaccination can still protect some people and reduce...
  7. Categories: Child Safety & Flu & Pandemic

    Flu Epidemic

    It is the New Year, but flu season has already officially crossed the epidemic threshold, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Fifteen children have died across the country from influenza, as the number of states reporting a "high" level of influenza activity jumped from 13 to 22 in one week. The determination follows an earlier warning from the agency...
  8. Categories: First Aid Articles, General Safety Topics & Flu & Pandemic

    Healthy Travel this Winter

    Travelling to Warmer Climes may get you sick... it's true. Think about staying healthy while travelling this Winter no matter where you are headed... Of course we recommend thinking about travel first aid, but the CDC recommends other considerations as well: Whether traveling to warmer weather or a snow-filled adventure, make sure the flu is not your travel companion. Get...
  9. Categories: Flu & Pandemic

    Flu Season is here.

    Flu season in the U.S. has a peak infection transmission time (January-February) generally... Now is the time to get your shot if you haven't already... There are some great Flu references and information in this post that will help you find the Flu shot administrator nearest to you ... There is still time to get the shot and be protected from the Flu this year! Flu season has begun...
  10. Categories: BBP - Blood Borne Pathogens, Burn First Aid & Safety, Child Safety, General Safety Topics, Health and First Aid Advice for Seniors, Health Tips, Info News & Flu & Pandemic

    Autumn Health and Safety

    While the media is full of Ebola updates, other concerns should not be forgotten this Fall. Enterovirus, Rabbit Fever and other concerns are actually more likely to affect Americans directly than Ebola. Of course, too, we are at the beginning of cough, could and flu season - so it's time to get ready for that. Have a safe and healthy Halloween...

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