With school now in session, parents need to be on the lookout for runny noses, scratchy throats and constant sneezing. The all-too familiar cold symptoms — you can’t miss them. It’s also that time of year when parents need to start thinking about protecting their kids from this season’s flu virus. Influenza activity often begins […]
Though different viruses cause them, the flu and the common cold are both respiratory illnesses and share similar symptoms, so it can be difficult to tell them apart. Many parents are left wondering, does my child have the flu or a cold?
It’s that time of year again when the cold virus rears its ugly head. Cold season usually lines up with the start of the new school year and can begin as early as late August, early September. It’s also that time of year when pollen counts peak. Ragweed is the biggest allergy trigger in the […]