flu tips

Avoid the flu this season: Tips for keeping your employees and business healthy
Avoid the flu this season: Tips for keeping your employees and business healthy
Health Brandpoint 11/10/2013 at 8:08AM

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), last year’s flu season began four weeks earlier than expected, resulting in the earliest flu season in a decade. While the early arrival proved to be tough on families, it was especially difficult for small businesses and start-ups that rely on their staff to stay [...]

Flu demands respect
Health Queens Courier Staff 1/27/2013 at 8:50AM

BY SCOTT BREIDBART, M.D. In the universe of infectious diseases, influenza, or flu, doesn’t usually gather interest. Ebola kills almost all infected people, isn’t in the United States, and had a best seller written about it. Tuberculosis, or consumption, is worldwide, continuously threatens to become immune to all treatments, and has killed many famous people, [...]

Flu Q&A: Symptoms and treatment
Flu Q&A: Symptoms and treatment
News Alexa Altman 1/19/2013 at 2:07PM

Not sure if that cough you’re battling is the flu or just your average cold? Here are a few symptoms that might indicate you’re fighting the flu. Symptoms of the flu can include the sudden onset of fever, chills, headache, and muscle aches, as well as a cough or sore throat. These symptoms are often similar to cold symptoms, but come on more [...]

Flu season etiquette tips from The Emily Post Institute
Flu season etiquette tips from The Emily Post Institute
Health Brandpoint 1/13/2013 at 9:52AM

When the flu hits, manners may not be the first thing that comes to mind. Yet, good “flu etiquette” and hygiene can go a long way in helping to prevent the spread of influenza. While most Americans recognize that the flu virus spreads easily, they admit to sometimes forgetting their manners when they have the [...]