Influenza (also known as the flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by a group of viruses. It is usually relatively mild, but it can be severe and can rarely even lead to death. The flu is often mistaken for a cold, but is not the same thing. This guide will help you determine whether you or your child has the flu and when to seek medical attention.
Day: November 16, 2017
The day after Thanksgiving is the second-busiest day of the year for urgent care clinics (the day after Christmas is the busiest). 47% more people than average come in with gastrointestinal issues, many of which could have been prevented with proper food handling and cooking. The turkey is often the culprit. Follow these tips to safely prepare your turkey this Thanksgiving.