Expert Blog Posts

  • Nov. 13, 2015

    Fight the flu bug by keeping hands clean

    By Lonnie Fynskov, R.N.

    When it comes to cold and flu prevention, good hand washing is considered one of the most helpful strategies.

  • Nov. 05, 2015

    If you have diabetes, get a flu shot

    By Sara J. Carlson, R.N., C.D.E

    Diabetes can make the immune system less able to fight infection. The CDC recommends people with diabetes get a flu shot.

  • Dec. 18, 2014

    Cancer survivors, patients need flu shot

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

    If you have a current or past diagnosis of cancer, it's important to protect yourself by getting a flu shot, as you may be at higher risk for complications if you get the flu.

  • Nov. 02, 2013

    Flu shots and diabetes

    By Nancy Klobassa Davidson, R.N. and Peggy Moreland, R.N. If you have diabetes, you're at increased risk of flu-related complications and death. Reduce your risk with a flu shot. 10 comments
  • Oct. 09, 2013

    Avoiding flu during pregnancy

    By Mary M. Murry, R.N., C.N.M. Avoiding the flu during pregnancy is important for you and your baby. Here’s help. 0 comments
  • Dec. 04, 2012

    Flu during pregnancy: What to do?

    By Mary M. Murry, R.N., C.N.M. If you're pregnant during flu season, make a plan for preventing — and treating — the flu. 2 comments
Sept. 29, 2015