Posts Tagged ‘flu shot’

Who Should Not Get a Flu Shot?

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Unfortunately, with the widespread of so many diseases and viruses that compromise our health on a daily basis, the flu is especially of concern each year during the height of cold and flu season. Understandably enough, the CDC recommends that the flu shot become a priority on your to-do list, but there are some things…

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Flu Treatments for the Season Ahead

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Flu Treatments for the Season Ahead When flu season begins, more people begin considering the need to seek out preventative flu treatments. The aches, chills, fevers, coughing and sniffles all make the flu an unpleasant experience. But even more than that, the flu is extremely dangerous – and sometimes even deadly – for people with…

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The Flu & You: Options for the 2018-19 Season

When is the 2018 flu season? The 2018 flu season is just around the corner. Flu diagnoses pick up in October. It normally peaks between December and February and can last through the month of May. What are the symptoms of the flu? Symptoms are similar to (but far more severe than) the common cold:…

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If You’re Not Taking the Flu Seriously, You Should!

It’s all over the news, flooding Facebook feeds and Twitter timelines. It’s on everyone’s mind: the flu. Just the name is starting to get that old school horror film ring to it, and with good reason. The flu virus is one of the most volatile, persistent viruses on the planet, and it is proving to…

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7 Questions to Ask Before You Sign Up for Health Insurance

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“Deductible. Coverage gap. Non preferred doctor.” These are just a few of the phrases that can strike panic into your heart if you have health insurance. Every year, millions of Americans sign up for health insurance policies and have no idea what questions they need to ask about their plans before they sign away another…

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Oh No Flu Didn’t! Getting Sick After The Flu Shot

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It’s the last thing you think will happen. You try to listen to the professionals and protect yourself by getting the flu shot, and then all of the sudden you’re feeling bad! While the majority of people who get the flu shot have no problems, a select few will experience some not-so-fun symptoms. Here’s what…

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For Your Welnness and Your Wallet

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Flu cases in Northwest Florida and across the nation continue to grow as a familiar strain of the flu makes an unexpected return this season. Research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tells us that the H1N1 virus, also known as the “swine flu,” is making up the majority of the country’s flu…

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Recent News of H1N1 killing 6 people – 2 Preventative Steps

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Health officials say there have been six confirmed deaths from H1N1 in the Houston area recently, KHOU 11 News confirmed Thursday afternoon. At least 14 people have become critically ill in the same area.   This is the same strain of H1N1 that caused a pandemic in 2009. Doctors have been seeing hundreds of new…

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Happy National Influenza Vaccination Week: $5 off our flu vaccinations

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Happy National Influenza Vaccination Week!  To celebrate, we at ProHealth are taking the CDC Flu Vaccination Pledge here AND are offering $5 off our flu vaccinations to anyone who comes into one of our 6 locations and mentions National Influenza Vaccination Week.  Take the pledge and get vaccinated to protect yourself and the people around…

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