Beat the Bite… The Buzz about the West Nile Virus

The West Nile Virus is caused by the bites of infected mosquitos. 4 D’s of Prevention  ·      Dusk/ Dawn: Mosquitos Active time- try to stay inside ·      Dress: Wear light colored loose fitting long sleeved clothes, and closed toe shoes ·                  DEET: make sure your insect repellant contains DEET, and spray over clothes ·      Drain Standing Water (Plant pots, rain gutters, old tires, and […]

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When is the right time to get flu vaccinated?

The flu season can begin as early as October and last as late as May, but usually peaks in January to February. While early immunization is most effective, it is not too late to get vaccinated in December, January, or beyond. For Additional Information Call Us Today @ (972) 329-1168

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How Do Flu Vaccines Work?

Flu vaccines (flu shot or nasal spray) cause antibodies to develop in the body. These antibodies provide protection against infection with the viruses that are in the vaccine. It takes about 2 weeks after vaccination for antibodies to develop and provide protection. Meanwhile, you are still at risk for getting the flu. That’s why it’s […]

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What is the Flu?

Influenza or the flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. It can cause mild to severe symptoms, and at times can lead to hospitalization/death. The elderly, kids, people with certain health conditions are at high risk for serious flu complications. Even healthy people can get very sick from the flu and spread […]

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Nail and Skin Fungal Infections

Summer is already in full swing, but some of you might not be happy about this ‘hot’ season of sandals and flip-flops. Embarrassed about exposing your unhappy bare feet and toenails? Probably fungus is to blame! Common examples of fungal skin infection include; Athlete’s foot; flaky, itchy, red, and often painful skin usually between toes […]

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