Tag: flu

An opinion on why today’s flu vaccine is a waste, and what we should administer instead.

  An opinion on why today’s flu vaccine is a waste, and what we should administer instead. Is the current flu vaccine bad public policy, that fails year after year to save lives.   Sure, you know the narrative, that children and older adults should have this vaccination that is based on 3-4 strains found in Asia the year before and we are using 50 year old methods to manufacturing it. True, the right strain of the flu can be deadly which will not help if they vaccinate the public with the wrong strains.   You can also be vaccinated by being in Read More »

Common cold or the flu, how can you tell the difference?

  Common cold or the flu, how can you tell the difference? We are beginning to enter that dreaded cold and flu season. How can you tell if you have the common cold or the flu? The Cleveland Clinic has some advice for you regarding the onset of the illness and how you can tell the difference. Right now is when you should be proactive and stock up on Echinacea which is helpful at the onset of a cold and vitamin C powder. Our office has what we call Dr. C’s cold survival kit. It includes Esperitox which is a Read More »