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Flu is Ramping Up

December 3, 2018

It’s not widespread yet, but there are small flu outbreaks all across the country. As flu continues to ramp up this month (especially with increasing holiday travel), make sure you’re prepared. In addition to frequent hand washing, support your immune system with colloidal silver. Coughing, sneezing, aches, fever, and a quick onset of symptoms indicates […]

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Even if Santa isn’t coming to your house, you might find yourself sick this weekend. Whether you have a white Christmas, a green Christmas, a dusty and dry one, or none at all—holiday travelers are spreading germs all over the country. It’s not exactly the gift you were picturing bringing home from the white elephant […]

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Do You Have Cold, or Flu?

December 24, 2015

You feel miserable, and probably don’t care what it is, just that you have it. And after all, both are viruses and can’t be treated by antibiotics, you just have to support yourself while you get through it. There are a few benefits to knowing, though. Flu transmission can be slowed by adding some humidity […]

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California TB Outbreak

December 16, 2015

With none of the romance of a Puccini opera, over a thousand people in Northern California have been exposed to tuberculosis. But wait, here’s the scary part: it took more than a month to put together a list of patients and hospital staff who were exposed, and to begin the notification process. How did this […]

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Are You Contagious?

February 2, 2015

You can’t have it both ways. Either that sneeze really is “just allergies” or you’re really sick and should be home in bed—but which is it? First, if you’re prone to allergies, or just an occasional flash of hay fever, rule it out: allergies rarely cause coughs, and the most they contribute to stomach troubles […]

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