Tag: the flu

We have at-home covid tests, so why don’t we have at-home flu tests?

We have at-home covid tests, so why don’t we have at-home flu tests? It is common for us to self-test while at home for covid, and many of these tests are not only negative but may also not tell us why we are ill. While the flu has not been an issue for most of us during the pandemic partially due to masking but also due to travel restrictions to and from China, people have been getting different strains of the flu as we breathe each other’s air.  Breathing the air in an airplane, train, restaurant or other public place Read More »

Have the Flu, skip the Tylenol says a new study.

Have the Flu, skip the Tylenol says a new study. Tylenol has had a tough time in the news lately, proven ineffective for musculoskeletal pain and now being shown ineffective for flu symptoms. We are at the beginning of flu season, and what do we do?  Should we get the flu shot, how can we improve our immune system response to the flu and if we do get the flu, how can we improve our response to the virus and its symptoms. One of the things we recommend is our cold survival kit, which we have in our offices to Read More »