Posts Tagged ‘flu’

Coronavirus Gets Official Name, Seniors At Highest Risk

Coronavirus, a respiratory illness that has the entire world nervous and on-edge, officially got a new name this week. It is now officially known as COVID-19. The World Health Organization (WHO) and the U.S. government have declared the coronavirus outbreak a public health emergency, and federal officials are warning Americans not to travel to China.…

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Pain Relievers Can Be Dangerous And Deadly, Know The Risks

Pain killers that you buy over the counter such as Tylenol and ibuprofen, can help you overcome your headache and bone aches, but can also be dangerous. There are risks you need to know about.   For example, many people believe that acetaminophen and ibuprofen are safe. And, yes, if used correctly, they certainly are.…

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Adult Vaccines: Protect Yourself Against Serious Illness

Adult vaccines, especially for seniors is an important part of a health regimen.  For example, The CDC (Centers For Disease Control) and flu experts recommend that just about everyone get a flu vaccination every year. Why? Each year’s vaccine is based on the three or four strains of influenza virus that are expected to be widespread…

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Vitamin C Facts To Help Boost Your Immune System

Vitamin C is an important vitamin to take daily in order to maintain your health. Your immune system needs vitamin C to work right. Here are several benefits of  taking it daily.       Vitamin C: Prevents Cell Damage Vitamin C helps you get rid of chemicals that damage your cells and DNA. It’s considered…

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Flu Injections Recommended for All Seniors For Fall 2017

The Center For Disease Control (CDC) strongly advises that the elderly stick with the flu injections for Winter 2017. The nasal spray version, marketed under the name FluMist, fell out of favor with the CDC last flu season.   Flu Vaccine: Nasal Mist For the second year in a row, the CDC’s Advisory Committee on…

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