What is the Flu? Flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. Most people who get influenza will recover in a few days to less than 2 weeks, but some people will develop life-threatening complications (such as pneumonia) as…

Every year, around this time, I start dreaming of warmer climates. Images of sunshine, bare feet, and tropical thunderstorms haunt my daydreams. And I know I’m not the only one. Whether you battle Seasonal Affective Disorder symptoms or just get a mild case of the winter “blahs,” chances are – unless you live in Maui…

You dropped off your child at college a month or two ago. You are finally getting over the daily shock of them being out of your house and you get that inevitable text: “UGH. I am soooo sick! Literally cannot get out of bed today!!” You wonder – how did this happen so quickly and…

For emergencies: Go to your nearest ER or call 911