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Health

The flu has been on the rise in South Florida in the past few weeks, but it is not difficult to protect yourself from the virus that is circulating.

A few simple steps will help you avoid influenza – 1. Get a flu vaccination, 2. Cover your cough, 3. Wash your hands, 4. Stay home when you are sick and avoid sick people, 5. Take anti-flu medication if recommended.

February is a month for matters of the heart across America, and it’s even a greater matter for African-American women, who are at greatest risk. The American Heart Association is impacting the health of women by saving 330 lives a day.

Every February, American Heart Month, millions of women participate in the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women movement to increase awareness and inspire action in support of the estimated 43 million women affected by their No. 1 killer, heart disease.

HOLLYWOOD, FLA. - JANUARY 21, 2014 -The American Heart Association's 2014 Broward Heart Walk will take place Saturday, March 8 at Nova Southeastern University located at 3301 College Avenue in Fort
Lauderdale.

With flu season and cold weather making its way to South Florida, the Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County is urging pregnant women to get the flu vaccine to avoid complications from influenza that are on the rise.

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