60 DAYS TO BETTER LIVING Flu shot options: a test of patient engagement?
Talking about the flu vaccine used to be straightforward. But with the proliferation of vaccine options, it has become much more complicated.
It isn't even accurate anymore to call it a flu "shot". T... Posted on 9/16/13 at 12:07 PM
RURAL REFLECTIONS Rural Reflections Radio
Here is this week's Rural Reflections Radio program, the Cold War... Posted on 1/25/13 at 10:00 AM
MIDDLE AGED PLAGUE I'm a Believer -- So Are You
We disagree with one another a lot these days, but I think I've found three sentences we can all say, "Yes, that's true," to:
1) We are all born.
2) We all die.
3) In between, we operate each of ... Posted on 12/19/12 at 2:11 PM
HUNGRY FOR LIFE Fighting Colds
Don't you wonder why some people get colds and others don't?
I know I take green tea pills and garlic pills ( I've been lax recently on these recdently.), and I think it builds up my immune system. W... Posted on 12/27/11 at 8:16 AM
The Centers for Disease Control reported that there were 22,048 cases of flu in the U.S. between the end of September and December 31 — a figure 26 times higher than the previous year. It also indicated that Minnesota is among 24 states with the highest levels if Influenza Like Illness, or ILI.
St. Louis and Lake counties have seen increased cases of ILI. Symptoms may include a fever of over 100 degrees, along with body aches, sore throat, cough, runny or stuffy nose, headache and fatigue.
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) will continue its current efforts to track and respond to the H1N1 novel influenza outbreak in the state, following today’s decision by the World Health Organization to reclassify the outbreak as a Phase 6 pandemic.
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