Centers for Disease Control

Why older adults must understand their flu vaccine options
Why older adults must understand their flu vaccine options
Health Brandpoint 1/04/2014 at 11:58AM

With the flu season officially here, it’s important to consider the single best way to prevent influenza (commonly known as “the flu”) – the flu vaccine. What many older adults don’t know is that the immune system weakens with age, meaning older adults are at a higher risk for flu and related complications.

Expert advice on keeping your health care costs down
Expert advice on keeping your health care costs down
Health Queens Courier Staff 8/18/2012 at 6:49AM

(ARA) – Health care expenditures totaled roughly 2.6 trillion dollars in 2010, more than 10 times what they were in 1980. Average families are feeling the increases – health insurance premiums for a typical family of four have increased by 114 percent since 2000, according to the Centers for Disease Control. And health care costs [...]