Flu Season Is Here: A Reminder to Get Vaccinated

By Mark Leenay, M.D.

Anyone who has suffered from the flu will likely remember it as a miserable experience – fever, chills, aches, cough and fatigue – and one that they don’t want to repeat.

With the beginning of fall also comes the official start of the flu season. Flu occurs in the US throughout the year but picks up in late October, peaks in February and the season can last through May.  September and October are the ideal times to get a flu vaccine in order to reduce your risk of falling ill and missing out on work, important life activities or the holiday season. Continue reading “Flu Season Is Here: A Reminder to Get Vaccinated”

Your Best Shot for a Healthy 2017!

By Dr. Mark Leenay

Think of the last time you felt ‘really’ sick. Not just your run of the mill cold, but totally out of commission with a fever, chills, headache, cough, sore throat, runny nose, fatigue and dizziness. If you’ve had the flu at any time in your life, odds are it’s still fresh in your mind. You’re not alone. The flu is so common that 2-out-of-10 people in the U.S. will catch the virus in 2017, typically in February – the last peak month of flu season. Continue reading “Your Best Shot for a Healthy 2017!”