Tag: the flu

COVID-19 Roundup: CDC Update on Airborne Transmission;...

CDC: COVID-19 Can Spread Via Airborne Transmission, Exceeding Six Feet A highly anticipated update from the U.S. Centers for Disease...

October 9, 2020

Flu Season & COVID-19

Why is protecting yourself against the flu this season more important than ever before? How will the combination of influenza...

September 29, 2020

Flu Season During COVID-19: What You Need...

The 2020 flu season is here and getting vaccinated is more important than ever because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Social-distancing...

September 29, 2020

Infection Protection: Frequent, Proper Handwashing is Vital

Frequent handwashing is one of the best ways to avoid getting sick and spreading the flu and other illnesses. As...

March 2, 2020

Roundup: U.S. Life Expectancy Up Slightly; FDA...

U.S Life Expectancy Increases for First Time in Four Years Life expectancy in the United States edged up by about...

January 31, 2020

When Does a Runny Nose Require Medical...

After two or three days, clear mucus may change to a white, yellow, or green color. This is is usually...

January 21, 2020

Roundup: Flu Season Picking Up; Vaping-Linked Lung...

Flu Season is Picking Up in Some States, But Not Too Late to Get Flu Shot, CDC Says Seasonal influenza...

November 29, 2019

Low Vaccination Rates During Pregnancy Leave New...

More than half of pregnant women in the U.S. – 65 percent – have not received “two safe and effective...

October 15, 2019

Roundup: Time for Flu Shots; U.S. Diets...

CDC Issues Updated Flu Shot Recommendations October is almost here and that means it’s time for getting your flu shot...

September 27, 2019

Roundup: Stronger Flu Strain; Colorectal Cancer Screening;...

Stronger Flu Strain Accounts for Nearly Half of New Cases, CDC States This year’s flu season has not been as...

March 1, 2019

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Logging in your daily steps on any of a multitude of apps available has become a common practice, even during the pandemic. But are 10,000...