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With reports of the coronavirus all over the news, this year's flu season may have moved to the back of people's mind. To date, in China, there have been over 28,000 confirmed cases of illness and 563 deaths reported. Unfortunately, that number is increasing everyday. At this...

Dehydration occurs when your body does not have as much water and fluid as it needs to properly function. Dehydration can be mild, moderate, or severe. An extreme case of dehydration may lead to kidney issues, seizures, a drop in blood pressure, and possibly death. Although anyone...

Last year the impact from  flu-related illnesses reached epidemic proportions. Approximately 48 million people became sick with the flu. Over 900,000 were hospitalized and 80,000 Americans died from the illness during the 2017-2018 flu season, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Fortunately,...

Last year the flu season was one of the deadliest in decades. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports influenza killed 80,000 people. Millions more became sick from the respiratory virus and almost one million people were hospitalized. It's a fact that older...

  Most adults over 65 know they should get a flu shot every year but according to a 2017 report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about 30% of people in this age group took a pass on the vaccine in 2016. The flu...