BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Officials with the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare say the state's flu season is running later than normal and reports of flu-related deaths have gone up over the past several weeks.
The flu is here. Ugh! My littlest son was sick last week, my oldest and I are sick this week. The radio station has been one big flu virus all month so it's time to read up on ways to prevent sickness. According to health.com there are some surprising ways to prevent the flu or a cold.
The Center for Disease Control recommends that everyone should get a flu vaccination this year, not just the young or elderly. Getting vaccinated is the first and most important step in protecting against this serious illness.
Flu season is here, and even though it seems to have been pretty tame so far if you are experiencing flu symptoms you might be able to participate in a free flu study in Twin falls at Asthma and Allergy of Idaho.
According to some recent research, most Americans wash their hands somewhere between 5 and 15 seconds. In order to help prevent the spread of germs, you should be washing your hands for a full 20 seconds. Twenty seconds doesn't sound all that long, does it...