Monthly Archives: September 2017

Fall Prevention Awareness Week: Tips for Preventing Falls

Falls are the leading cause of injury deaths, unintentional injuries and hospital admissions for trauma among older adults. They can have a serious impact on older adults’ quality of life and independence. In recognition of Falls Prevention Awareness Week, Brashear … Continue reading

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How the Flu Vaccine Works, Symptoms of the Flu and When to Get Vaccinated

Influenza (flu) is a potentially life threatening illness and contagious disease of the respiratory tract caused by a virus. Each year, influenza causes serious infection and death around the globe, usually in the winter months (seasonal influenza).

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