Before vaccines many children died from diseases that could have been blocked (like whooping cough, measles and polio). Those same germs occur today, but most babies and children are shielded by vaccines.
If you are over 65 or have health issues like diabetes and asthma you have a higher risk of getting bacterial pneumonia as a result of flu.
CommunityCare members can receive a free flu shot at any contracted Primary Care Physician or specialist's office, as well as at any contracted urgent care or health department. (However, a copay may be incurred if you see the doctor.)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can result from a variety of traumatic incidents. Things that remind a person of the traumatic event can trigger symptoms. Learn more important PTSD facts.
All stress isn't bad. Stress can initiate change, help us focus on the task at hand, and in some cases even save our lives.
In recent years, a number of national research organizations, including National Geographic, have been doing research on areas of the world that they call "blue zones." Blue zones got their name from researchers who noted that in certain areas of the world, people live to be older in much greater numbers.
As the weather warms up and the grass turns green, it's a great time for kids to get outside and play. Learn the many health benefits of outside play!
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