February 09, 2016

immune system


  • Get Ready for Flu Season

    Get Ready for Flu Season

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Each year the flu puts more than 200,000 Americans in the hospital and causes anywhere from 3,000 to 49,000 deaths. Characterized by high fever, body aches, headaches and coughing, the flu can be rough. Be prepared.

  • Avoiding Bad Oysters
    Wellness Tip

    Avoiding Bad Oysters

    by Berkeley Wellness

    To prevent food poisoning from oysters, especially those harvested in warmer weather, it is important to cook them until they are properly done.

  • Allergies: Are We Too Clean?

    Allergies: Are We Too Clean?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Why do more people have allergies today than in the past? One prevailing—though controversial—theory is known as the hygiene hypothesis, which pertains largely to industrialized countries.