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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 […]

Awake at 3am…Again?!

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

Menopause and Sleep

Menopause and sleep go together like oil and water, and the oil is starting to get really cranky. Just at a time when sleep is so vital to our overall emotional and physical health, it evades us like a toddler running away from a spoonful of peas. The more we chase, the more frustrated we […]

Virtual Education from Valley Hospital

Valley’s Fall Health Series is spot on … these are all concerns I hear often from patients, friends and family. Since virtual is the new way to learn, why not take advantage of these convenient, FREE classes from Valley on medical topics you may be thinking about? Overall health and wellness is as important now as […]