The flu is a very contagious respiratory virus that can cause mild to severe illness. Learn more about what to do if you have the flu.Read More »
Colds, The Flu & Pain
Should I Get the Flu Shot?
It’s that time of year again — time to get your flu shot! Everyone aged 6 months or over and without any restrictive health conditions is encouraged to get the flu shot, not the nasal spray, every year.Read More »
The Facts About Medication For Colds and the Flu
When a cold or flu strikes, most patients take over-the-counter (OTC) medications. Most doctors advise drinking plenty of fluids and getting some rest. Which works better?Read More »
Are Codeine Medications Too Risky for You or Your Children?
Codeine is one of the most widely prescribed medications for pain and for coughs in children and adults. In recent years, serious concerns have been raised about its safety in children. Since the safety and effectiveness of codeine is unpredictable in children, even when prescribed correctly, experts believe codeine should never be given to children.Read More »
Which Medicines Contain Acetaminophen?
Make sure that you and your family are not exceeding the maximum daily dose of acetaminophen, and get recommendations for alternative medicines.Read More »