Flu

When Sick Co-Workers Attack
It's just part of the everyday risks you take by going to a job...catching a bug from a co-worker. It seems so unfair and makes you wonder what you did to deserve this??
Flu Raging In Minnesota
It appears the flu is off to an early and potent start. The Minnesota Department of Health is now describing the flu as 'widespread' in the state. Some area schools have cancelled games due to too many sick players, hospital ERs are being overrun, and the shot may be less effective than we…
Flu Shot May Not Be As Effective As Hoped In Minnesota
Hey, wait a minute. I want my flu shot money back. (Ok, what? Oh, right I did't pay anything. Insurance covered it.) The news of the day is saying the our usual flu shot effectiveness (60%) may not be as effective this year (40%) as we had hoped. Turns out that one of the strains mutated leavin…
5 Helpful Tips to Avoid Catching the Flu
Unless you’ve been hiding out under the covers shivering, nursing a fever and clutching your achy bones, you probably know this has been a brutal flu season.
What you may not know is there are measures you can take to avoid the flu -- and most of them are pretty darned simple. So, wha…
Why Can’t I Taste Anything?
Cold and Flu season is in full swing, and trust me, I know being sick is not fun. This coming from me laying on my couch surrounded by Kleenex, water, cold medicine, and cough drops. Since finishing yet another can of chicken noodle soup, and not tasting it, I decided to find out why. Also, I have a…