Flu-fighting tips to keep you and others healthy

Sniffles, sore throat, fever, and aches and pains may accompany a number of illnesses, but during the wintertime such symptoms are typically indicative of influenza. Throughout much of North America, flu season peaks between December and February. But flu season can occur anywhere from October to March, advises the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The flu is contagious and can sideline people for extended periods of time. The CDC says that each year Read More …

FLU Prevention this Season

by Acquaviva’s¬†Pharmacy / Palm Bay, Fl As summer winds down and fall begins there is so much to look forward to- cooler weather, football season, comfort food and school activities. The downside to fall is the realization that flu season is approaching. In the United States, up to 20% of the population will contract the flu and more than 200,000 people will be hospitalized due to flu-related complications. However, there are many ways to protect Read More …