A Cold…or the Flu?

A Cold…or the Flu? (Video Transcription) How do you know if the sore throat and the runny nose and the cough that you're coming down with is a cold or if it might be the flu? Because starting antiviral medication for the flu early can be helpful, it's an important question. When researchers have looked at this question, it turns out there's a couple of things that are useful predictors. First off, when it's flu season, the appearance of a cough and a fever and in some of the studies when these things appear [...]

2018-10-02T16:21:24+00:00 January 8th, 2018|

When is the Best Time to Get My Flu Shot?

When is the Best Time to Get My Flu Shot? (Video Transcription) Is it time to get my flu shot yet? In fact, when is the best time to get my flu shot? That's a great question that people ask me all the time. Okay. So when is the best time to be vaccinated against the flu? This is a great question. People ask me this question all the time, and there's a couple schools of thought. One says get vaccinated early in case there's an early start of flu season. The other school [...]

2018-10-02T16:02:36+00:00 September 20th, 2017|