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Separating Myth From Reality About Influenza and Vaccines

Separating Myth From Reality About Influenza and Vaccines

Every year pharmacies advertise the availability of influenza vaccines, sometimes as early as August. Health experts advise the optimum time for a vaccination is the end of September or during October. Receiving the vaccine too early will decrease its efficacy before the end of influenza season. On the other hand, since life is busy and it easy to […]

FDA Issues Influenza Remedy Advisory

FDA Issues Influenza Remedy Advisory

The FDA issued a consumer advisory warning people to use caution when choosing an influenza remedy. As the terrible flu epidemic continues to ravish America, unapproved and fraudulent remedies promising relief began to surface. A record number of flu-related hospitalizations combined with an ever-growing death count has led to internet searches for medications or homeopathic treatments […]