Importance of Flu Vaccination

Get your flu shot today.  Learn More Influenza, commonly known as the flu, is a common, highly-contagious respiratory infection that affects the nose, throat and lungs.  Symptoms usually last about 7 to 10 days. The flu is not like a common cold. It is a serious infection especially in infants, seniors and in people [...]

Debunking Common Cold & Flu Myths

Article written by: Shabita Teja, Pharmacist Q: Dear Wellness Pharmacist, Every year I come down with the common cold but I get so confused when wandering down the “Cold & Flu” aisle of the pharmacy. Can you help clarify some common myths about cold and flu season with the winter months fast approaching? What should [...]

Common Cold

Overview Almost everyone has gotten a “cold” before!  It occurs frequently and most adults get an average of 2 to 3 episodes a year.  Although it can occur at any time of the year, it is more prevalent during fall and spring. The common cold is a contagious viral upper respiratory infection caused by rhinovirus [...]