Be Prepared for Flu Season
In the United States, the flu season typically occurs between October and May. While public health officials say that everyone 6 months of age or older should ideally receive a flu vaccine by the end of October, they also say it’s never too late to get one at any point during the flu season. Five easy ways to prevent the flu The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend several methods for keeping the flu out of your home. Try any or all of the following: Get your … Read MoreBe Prepared for Flu Season
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Kim was just in her 40s when she was diagnosed with a rare form of breast cancer. She could hardly believe it when her doctor gave her the devastating diagnosis. Even more frightening, she needed aggressive chemotherapy and a stem cell transplant to help her survive. A collaborative medical team made all the difference. By working together, her medical team reduced her wait time for treatment. They made sure she received the best care in the most appropriate settings—and from providers … Read MorePeople-Centered Healthcare Works
Stay Home When You’re Sick. Here’s Why.
We all know it’s true—we’re in the middle of cold and flu season. It’s the time of year we dread because we’re past the warm weather and headed straight for shorter days, mittens and winter coats. Add to that stuffy noses, lingering coughs, headaches, body aches and feeling run down. Good times! We’re human. It happens to everyone from time to time—we get a touch of this, or a bit of that, or maybe a whole lot of something. But whatever illness fells … Read MoreStay Home When You’re Sick. Here’s Why.