Here are some ways to prevent the virus from working its way into your household – and into your fun winter plans – this season.
If you’re still uncertain about whether to get a flu shot, here are seven reasons why you should get a flu shot now.
Flu vaccines aren’t one-size-fits-all, however. In addition to the standard flu shot, there are two alternatives designed to offer protection for older adults. As you prepare for this year’s flu shot, take time to compare what’s available.
Preventive care not only helps stave off illnesses, it can also slow the progression of a disease and help you maintain a good quality of life.
If you haven’t been taking the flu seriously, it may be time to reconsider. Here’s a look at the flu’s cost to our finances, our health and our society.
You wake up in the morning sniffling, achy and with a sore throat. Your foggy brain struggles to function and panic sets in as you wonder: Is this just a cold that will pass or is it the flu?
It’s probably no surprise that studies have found a direct correlation between your health and your wealth. You may want to save more money, of course, but you can also take steps to reduce your risk for developing a chronic health condition. In other words, consider putting your money where your health is.
If you or your family members sometimes skip annual flu shots, you aren’t alone: Only about 40 percent of U.S. residents got the flu vaccine last year. But skipping the flu shot could be a deadly gamble.
The most important step in preventing flu infection is getting your flu vaccine each year. Beyond getting vaccinated, what else can you do to keep your family safe? Here are five ways to help protect your loved ones and keep them happy and healthy this flu season.
(Originally published by This is Alabama on February 2, 2018) Protective embraces holistic approach to wellness — even during lunch break Sometime between 11am and 1pm, most of us take our lunch. We aspire to pause from our crazy workload for 30 minutes. That’s 1,800 precious seconds to fill our bellies and quiet our minds before we get right back to it. At Protective Life Corporation, the mission has always been simple and straightforward when it comes to helping customers: Understand what people need and provide with a servant’s heart. This philosophy extends inwardly, too. From an onsite fitness center to a therapist on hand to help employees work through any emotional stresses, Protective aims to provide a holistic approach to wellness for every member of its team. In October of 2017, Protective broadened this holistic approach to transform that much-needed lunch break into a true treat that benefits the…