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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 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 […]

What You Need to Know About This Year’s Flu

Yes, it is that time of year again … cold and flu season.  We’ve got you covered, from prevention to treatment. The 2019-2020 Flu is Here TAMIFLU: Does It Really Cure the Flu? GERM ALERT: Are Your Gloves Making You Sick? TRY A HOMEMADE REMEDY: Homemade Honey & Onion Remedy for Coughs and Colds THE STOMACH […]

Can You Get Sick from Germs on your Gloves?

Also Read: Everything You Need to Know About the Flu Republished from 2018 Last year, on Good Morning America, I was asked to comment about the danger of the the flu virus attaching itself to the gloves we wear to keep our hands warm. I’ll jump at the chance to talk about the flu, which has killed more than 100 people […]

Flu Season 2019 – 2020

What do you need to know to protect your family?

Homemade Cure for Colds & Coughs

My sister, Michelle, has four little boys and swears by this home remedy for a cough, and I just made a batch for my kids, who have been coughing for four days. Ingredients 1 small onion honey Directions Cut a small onion and place in a bowl. Cover completely with honey. (I use local because there is some […]

Is It a Cold or the Flu?

Also Read: Everything You Need to Know About the Flu This Year 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 […]

What Germs Are Lurking in Your Gloves & Mittens?

Republished from 2018 Yesterday, on Good Morning America, I was asked to comment about the danger of the the flu virus attaching itself to the gloves we wear to keep our hands warm. I’ll jump at the chance to talk about the flu, which has killed more than 100 people including 20 children and has […]

Can You Fight the Flu with Food?

Originally published in 2019, the information stands true … and it has never been more important to keep your family healthy than it is right now. You’ve taken your kids for their flu shots, you’ve stocked up on antibacterial soap and you’ve instructed your children to cough in their sleeve, to not share any drinks […]

You Have the Flu…Now What?!

You were hoping it was just a cold, but with the fever and body aches you are experiencing, you are now certain it is the flu. What do you do now? Stay away from other people. If you are able, stay in one room of your home, and keep everyone else out. If one of […]