Three Ways Cold Weather Can Affect Your Health

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The first day of fall did not disappoint — cooler temps have arrived along with the changing color of leaves. But do you know how cooler weather can affect your overall health? Consider these three things when the weather gets cold: An increase in blood pressure. When the outdoor temperature drops, blood vessels tend to… Read more »

Get ready: the 2018-2019 flu season is almost here

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Influenza, commonly called “the flu,” is a contagious respiratory illness that can cause mild to severe illness resulting in hospitalization or death. Those at risk for serious flu complications include young children, pregnant women, senior citizens and people with chronic health conditions such as asthma, heart conditions, diabetes, and those with weakened immune systems. The… Read more »

About the Zika virus

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Mosquitoes spread many types of viruses and parasites that can cause diseases like dengue, Zika, and malaria. Symptoms of Zika virus Signs and symptoms of Zika virus are vague and can last for up to a week. The virus is typically confirmed with a blood test. Symptoms of Zika virus include: Fever Rash Joint pain… Read more »