Preventing Flu Season
flu season 2018-19

Naughty or Nice? What To Expect For Flu Season 2018-2019

Every year, millions of Americans come down with the flu. And every year, hundreds of thousands of people are hospitalized as a result of the virus, ranging from around 140,000 to as high as 959,000– as was the case during the 2017-2018 flu season, which saw the highest rate of …

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Men's Health
Men's Health: 4 Women's Health Conditions That Affect Men Too

4 Women’s Health Conditions That Affect Men Too

Whether it’s a harlequin romance, a detergent commercial or a standup comedy routine, our culture loves to generalize about the differences between men and women. But in some respects, when it comes to health and wellness, men and women often face similar issues. Still, many forget that conditions commonly thought …

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Preserving Your Health
Preventing Osteoporosis: 5 Tips for Bone Health

Preventing Osteoporosis: 5 Tips for Bone Health

A whopping 1.5 million Americans suffer from fractures due to weak and brittle bones.  Even more concerning, most people don’t realize they’re at risk for osteoporosis until they break a bone. “Osteoporosis is a silent disease, but its impact can be devastating,” says Sean Drake, M.D., internal medicine physician at …

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Adult Vaccines
Shingles: What You Should Know

Shingles: What You Should Know

Shingles, also called herpes zoster, is a painful skin rash affecting up to 1 million Americans every year. Caused by the varicella zoster virus—the same virus that causes chickenpox – shingles typically begins with pain, numbness or itching that eventually develops into a rash. Shingles can also cause headache, fever, …

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