Staying Healthy
Can Elderberry Fend Off a Cold or the Flu?

Can Elderberry Fend Off a Cold or the Flu?

Every winter, dodging a cold and the flu can be a chore. After all, huddling indoors with folks who are coughing, sneezing and wheezing is essentially like swimming in a petri dish of germs. One way people are trying to stay afloat: elderberry. A growing number of consumers are hitting …

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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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Flu Season
5 Ways to Prevent the Spread of the Flu

5 Ways to Prevent the Spread of the Flu

As flu activity continues to be widespread in Michigan, Katherine Reyes, M.D., MPH, medical director of Henry Ford’s Infection Prevention and Control, offers these 5 tips to help prevent the spread of germs: Get your flu shot. The flu shot is the best way to protect yourself, and it’s not …

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Preventing Illness
Surviving Cold and Flu Season Like a Champ

Surviving Cold & Flu Season Like a Champ

Winter will be here before we know it, along with it colder temperatures, and that means another cold and flu season is upon us. But that doesn’t mean that you have to surrender to your family getting sick. There are steps you can take to help ward off illness and …

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