Flu season is here! Are you ready?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced today that this year’s flu season statistics suggest it could be a severe season.  Anyone unvaccinated that can get vaccinated should do so.  The CDC also recommends that people at high risk of complications who develop flu should receive prompt treatment with antiviral drugs.  The reason…

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Medicare's Open Enrollment ends soon

Thanksgiving is here and Christmas is just around the corner and you know what that means.  It’s just days until the end of Medicare’s  Open Enrollment.  You only have until Dec. 7 to make changes to your Medicare supplemental drug plan coverage.  If you to enroll in a plan during Fall Open Enrollment, your coverage…

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Prevent stroke by making simple lifestyle changes

A study in Neurology Journal followed nearly 32,000 Swedish women for over 10 years.  The authors found that women who made positive lifestyle choices greatly reduced their risk of stroke.  The choices the study looked at were following a healthy diet, drinking alcohol moderately, never smoking, staying physically fit and having a healthy body mass…

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