Tag Archives: cold and flu

Flu season coming to an end, mild overall: CDC

By: Emily Lunardo | Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 11:00 AM
Flu season coming to an end, mild overall: CDC

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have reported that the 2015-2016 flu season is coming to its end and has been a generally mild one overall. We previously reported that the current season saw fewer flu cases and… Read More

Super Bowl increases the risk of flu, even death

By: Devon Andre | Wednesday, February 03, 2016 - 11:00 AM

With the Super Bowl right around the corner, researchers suggest there is an influx of flu cases and even death. The findings come from analyzing data between 1974 and 2009, where researchers uncovered that during the Super Bowl there is… Read More

Your Flu Vaccine Fears and Myths Debunked

By: Bel Marra Health | Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - 03:37 PM

Around this time every year, a highly infectious virus known as influenza begins spreading throughout the nation. It passes from person to person through the air we breathe, multiplying in cells that line our body’s airways. This seasonal epidemic of… Read More

The Truth Behind the “Man Cold”

By: Bel Marra Health | Monday, February 11, 2013 - 10:33 AM
The Truth Behind the “Man Cold”

It’s a tale as old as time…when the flu hits, the woman ‘toughs it out’ and carries on with her daily duties, while the man retreats to his bed at the slightest cough.  Some women mock their men for their… Read More

Are You Too Late for the Flu Shot?

By: Bel Marra Health | Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - 03:38 PM

If you are like many North Americans you might have been rushing to the clinic for your flu shot, in hopes of protecting yourself against the undeniable symptoms of influenza. Or maybe you are wondering if you are simply too… Read More

Health Rules That Make No Sense

By: Bel Marra Health | Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - 02:26 PM
Health Rules That Make No Sense

Avoid  junk food based diets, make sure you eat your fruits and veggies, wash your hands often (especially during cold and flu season), make a good night’s sleep a priority…some rules your mother was absolutely right about and in the… Read More

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