5 flu and vaccine facts you need to know

There are early indications that this year’s flu season could be severe, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s largely because the variants of the flu virus that many patients are catching are different from this season’s vaccine virus, the CDC says. Says the CDC: So far this year, seasonal influenza A H3N2 viruses have been … Continue reading 5 flu and vaccine facts you need to know

Baylor Irving workers, patients donate hair for sick children

On the final day of October, women crowded into Baylor Medical Center at Irving’s Survivor Gals salon eager to donate their long hair to Locks of Love, a non-profit organization that turns the donated hair into wigs for children.   In total, there were 10 donors, ranging from first-time donors to Penny Thesing, a fourth-time donor. Every … Continue reading Baylor Irving workers, patients donate hair for sick children

Honey Therapy Is The New Trend For Allergy Relief. But Is It Safe?

Here’s a list allergy sufferers may want to electronically file under the headline:  cities to avoid.  Yes, it’s time for the 2013 Spring Allergy Capital list from the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. This last winter in Dallas (No. 23 on the list) was mild.  Our trees, bushes, and flowers already are blooming, and … Continue reading Honey Therapy Is The New Trend For Allergy Relief. But Is It Safe?