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The Difference Between the Cold and the Flu.

Generally, when women get a runny nose, headache and a sore throat, they say they just have a little cold. When men get the exact same symptoms, they need to climb into bed with the “flu.” Regardless though of the subjective experience and your tolerance for pain, the flu is the flu and a cold is a cold. While […]

What You Need to Know About Gastroenteritis

Also Read: Everything You Need to Know About the Flu Kids and adults are dropping like flies, and it seems everyone has a nagging nausea that won’t go away. First if all, there is no such thing as the stomach flu, but everyone will know what you mean. Doctors call it gastroenteritis. What Causes Gastroenteritis?  Gastroenteritis can be caused […]

What You Need to Know About Tamiflu

Also read: Everything You Need to Know About the Flu You or someone in your family was just diagnosed with the flu. Now what? Just like the flu shot, there is a lot of controversy about Tamiflu, and with it, lots of misinformation. Tamiflu (oseltamivir phosphate) is an anti-viral medication, which has its limitations. It is one of several antivirals your doctor […]

How COVID Will Affect the Flu

Remember the good old days when all we had to worry about during holiday season was the stomach bug and the flu. In the U.S., tens of thousands of people died from influenza each year, including children and young adults, but the world went on. We casually talked about hand washing and staying home if […]

13 Tips to Sleep Thru the NIght

Also Read: 5 Things You Should Never Do Before Bed Sleep matters! It just does. Good consistent sleep will make you more productive, happier, and healthier. Our culture of “busy” as the new norm, is toxic to our anxiety levels and has us all wishing for more hours in the day. As we will never be […]

Why is My Tempertature So Low?! Am I Cold-Blooded?

Most of us ususally only check our tempertures when we’re sick. But now with Covid, we’re getting temperature checks regulary. Recently, I noticed that my temperature was lower than it once was and worried…is this normal?! Am I cold-blooded? So asked Dr. Karen Latimer to explain: Dr. Karen Latimer: Yes, it is normal! Adult body temperatures are now about one degree lower. A recent study showed that the normal […]

Valley’s Tips for Better Sleep

  Sleep matters! It just does. Good consistent sleep will make you more productive, happier, and healthier. Our culture of “busy” as the new norm, is toxic to our anxiety levels and has us all wishing for more hours in the day. As we will never be able to find or invent those, we often […]

Tips for Trick or Treating Safely This Year

Looking for tips on how to trick or treat this year? Here are safety guidelines from the New Jersey Department of Health. For more information, go to nj.gov. Also Check Out 7 Tips for Getting Candy to Kids…in Clever, Socially Distanced Ways. Halloween Cocktails: Vanilla Pumpkin Martini DIY Halloween Costumes

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