Integrative medicine: Flu season likely to continue through March

We are at the peak of the flu season – and, based on information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, high flu activity is likely to continue for several weeks. So what can you do to minimize the damage of the flu to you and your environment? Quite a few things:

Other people at high risk for serious flu complications, who should strongly consider a flu shot if they haven’t gotten one yet, include those with underlying medical conditions such as asthma, diabetes, heart disease and neurological conditions; pregnant women; those younger than 5 years or older than 65 years of age; and anyone with a weakened immune system.