Are You More Likely to Get Sick When The Seasons Change?

Here’s What Experts Say It happens every year: As soon as the winter weather breaks and the temperature starts rising as spring approaches, you come down with a cold.   You’re not alone. While the biggest surge in human rhinovirus infections occurs in the fall, springtime also ushers in a second peak season for common colds. Experts[…]

Which Home Remedies Actually Work?

Peppermint, honey, turmeric, ginger … which ones can help manage symptoms, and which are just old wives’ tales?   Take Care No matter what you’ve heard or how badly you want relief, talk with your doctor or pharmacist before trying any home remedy. This is even more important if you take prescription or over-the-counter medications,[…]

Protect Yourself from The Flu & Illness

Cold & Flu Prevention Here it comes again, the dreaded cold and flu season.  Chances are you’ve been dealing with these common illnesses throughout your life.  So why should you deal with them any differently now?  Because as you get older, your body has a harder time fighting off infection. Once you have a cold[…]