How Do They Do It? The Flu Shot Edition

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Who Should Not Get a Flu Shot?

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


Vaccinations: What if I Don’t?

Over the past twenty or so years, vaccinations have gotten a pretty bad reputation. This is mostly due to the rise in numbers of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) seeming to correlate with the rise in numbers of children who got vaccines. So naturally, we tried to connect the two. However, after extensive research,


Back to School Health Tips

This month means back to school for the students of Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties. It also means that kids will be exposed to more germs than they were over the summer, making them more susceptible to catching a bug. To help avoid the spread of illness in the classroom and at home, we have


For Your Welnness and Your Wallet

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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Fall is around the corner, which also means Flu Season! Influenza is an acute respiratory illness that is caused by Influenza A or B viruses. It occurs in outbreaks and epidemics worldwide, typically during the winter. Types A and B influenza viruses are responsible for the large flu epidemics. Signs and symptoms include fever, headache,