Cold and Flu


5 Ways You Can Help Hurricane Victims

As flooding continues to devastate Houston, southern Texas, and Florida, there are several options to lend a hand in the aftermath of a Hurricane. Unless you are in the area, and have a boat that you can use to personally rescue people who need help, the best bet is to give money to charities. They're already on the ground and working on disaster relief on location. Some options include: Food banks could be a good place to direct cash considering how much they’ll be assisting...


Why You Need A Flu Shot This Year.

Here in Colorado, the weather is mostly cold which provides the ideal condition for influenza to grow. That’s why it’s so important to get your flu shots in advance to avoid this common virus. Just before the start of flu season every year, we come across many types of misconceptions and myths. In these sorts of circumstances, it can be very difficult to make the right move. All You Need to Know About Flu Shots Flu Shots, which are technically known as Influenza Vaccines, are vaccinations we...


Symptoms of Strep Throat and When to See the Doctor

During the fall and winter months, many people confuse strep throat with the flu and common cold. As we’ll see in this blog, strep throat has its own unique symptoms. But first, let’s define what strep throat actually is. Strep Throat 101 Strep throat is a contagious infection that affects the inner mouth and upper throat, most notably the pharynx and the larynx. Nearly half of all sore throats in children are caused by strep throat, and it’s also the primary factor behind roughly 10% of...