Category: Influenza

Foods to Reach for to Prevent Colds and Flus

One of the easiest ways to keep your immune system strong is eating healthy foods. To prevent you and your family from succumbing to cold and flu season, the Canadian Health Food Association recommends the following foods: Nuts: Whether you add them to your cereal and salads or have them as an afternoon snack, nuts …

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Using Bath Bombs With Hydrotherapy to Treat Flu Symptoms

With all of the recent controversy surrounding flu vaccinations and medications for treating flu, it is no wonder that many people are looking for natural ways to treat flu. Hydrotherapy with bath bombs provides a great way to treat flu symptoms without the use of potentially harmful medications. What is Hydrotherapy? Simply put, hydrotherapy is …

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Tips to help your family fight the flu this season

With each day the weather gets colder, and thoughts turn to bundling up and hunkering down. But as the temperature drops, we are reminded that flu season is right around the corner. “There are some really simple ways to help your family fight the flu this winter,” explains Laura Weyland, a pharmacist with Shoppers Drug …

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How to Make Peppermint Herbal Honey For Cold and Flu Symptoms

  Peppermint is a cooling herb to cool down a fever or sore throat and aids in healing you from other symptoms of the cold and flu. Peppermint herbal honey is a tasty and delicious way to add this herb to your cold and flu herbal remedy arsenal. Peppermint honey has been used by traditions …

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How to win the battle with cold and flu

Despite our best efforts to stay healthy during the winter, we can’t always get through the cold and flu season without a nasty bout of runny nose, ceaseless coughing, fever, and a pounding headache. If you suffer from some of these symptoms, it’s quite possible a nasty bug snuck past your best defenses. The Canadian …

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Unsure about the flu shot? Your questions answered

According to Ontario’s Associate Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Robin Williams, some Ontario parents still have questions about getting the flu shot for their children. When deciding whether you and your children should be vaccinated, it’s the facts that count. We sat down with Dr. Williams to get answers to the most frequently asked …

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