When Should You Go to the Doctor or Emergency Room for the Flu?
    November 13, 2009
    When Should You Go to the Doctor or Emergency Room for the Flu?

    540 children in the US have died so far this year from known or suspected H1N1 flu. This tragic number is more than six times higher than in an entire typical flu year, and the current flu season may …

    October 15, 2009
    Scared to Give Your Kids the H1N1 Flu Vaccine? The Benefits Outweigh the Risks

    The Centers for Disease Control say all people from 6 months through 24 years are in a high priority group for getting the flu shot this year. But I can understand the fear some parents have about the…

    Feeling Congested-Tired-Feverish
    October 8, 2009
    Feeling congested? Tired? Feverish? Is it just a cold or is it flu?

    How can you tell the difference between cold and flu? Some of the symptoms are the same congested, tired, feverish. That leads people to ask, "is it just a cold or is it flu?" Despite the similarities…

    Should you get the flu vaccine?
    September 10, 2009
    Should You Get the Flu Vaccine?

    In 2009-2010, the H1N1 flu (swine flu) outbreak brought public awareness to the potential seriousness of the flu virus. During the pandemic, there were 12,469 deaths in the United States attributable …

    Pregnancy and H1N1 Flu
    August 3, 2009
    Pregnancy and H1N1 Flu

    If you think you may get pregnant in the next year, this may be the most important year to get a flu shot – and an H1N1 flu shot, when it becomes available. When pregnant, it’s generally best to a…