Tag Archives: Flu

Why Americans Fear The Flu, But Don’t Fear Type 2 Diabetes

As we head into “flu season” flu shot advertisements are seen everywhere. Let’s step back for a moment and look at the REAL NUMBERS to determine where our FEARS need to be focused: The Flu: 5% to 20% — Between 9.2 – 35.6 million people in the U.S. will get the flu each year. 200,000 […]

The Answer to Combating Illness This Winter

Winter will be here soon (although tomorrow December 15, 2015,) is expected to reach 70° Fahrenheit. As the season’s change we begin to see the typical runny noses and scratchy throats. This time of year even has a nickname; Cold Season or Flu Season. We are provided instructions each year to reduce our chances of […]


With the flu season approaching you may have noticed many of the pharmacy stores and health clubs offering flu shot vaccinations. In theory, this injection provides an enhanced immune response and reduces the odds of getting the flu. How does reality compare with theory? According to the Centers for Disease Control approximately 75%+ who received […]