Influenza, also known as the flu, is a viral infection most seen during winter months. Typical flu symptoms are fever, chills, cough, body aches and fatigue that begin abruptly. My … Continue reading The Doctor’s Note: Get your flu shot this year
With the focus on coronavirus (COVID-19) these past several months, it may be surprising that we are talking about a different virus today. However, with similarities between a flu and … Continue reading The Doctor’s Note: Should I get the flu shot?
You’ve probably heard about this season’s flu outbreak, because it is more severe than in year’s past. In this week’s blog, Dr. Callahan, who recently joined the BCBSKS staff, shares … Continue reading The Doctor’s Note: Can a universal flu vaccine end annual vaccination?
Winter is approaching, so it is time to decide whether or not to get a flu shot. The flu shot is the single best way to prevent the flu, but … Continue reading The Doctor’s Note: Should I get a flu shot?
Winter is finally over but coughs and colds are still common this time of year. Fighting these illnesses is never easy, but it is important not to cause more harm … Continue reading The Doctor’s Note: Do I really need an antibiotic?
Flu season is fast approaching. Have you gotten your flu vaccine? If not, get one today. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging everyone who is at … Continue reading Why should you get a flu vaccine?