Can You Fight Cold and Flu with Elderberry?

Teerawong “Kan” Kasiolarn, ND, LAc, MSAc, Dipl.Ac, (NCCAOM®), is a naturopathic doctor certified through the Naturopathic Licensing and Examination Board. He has additional certifications in acupuncture and integrative family medicine. We’re deep into flu season, and chances are you’re eager to find ways to avoid getting sick — or at the very least, to get…

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The Common Cold: Symptoms and Treatment

sick person huddling under a blanket

Nandini Koka, MD is the Medical Director for Inova Urgent Care.  Inova offers 11 convenient urgent care locations across Northern Virginia. All centers are open daily – even on weekends – and serve patients of all ages. Sniffles, sneezes, and coughs: A guide to upper respiratory infections Sniffling, sneezing and coughing are unfortunately some of…

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Flu Season: How to Keep Your Family Healthy

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Katie Zinicola, MSN, CPNP is a pediatric nurse practitioner with Commonwealth Emergency Physicians. Click here to learn more about Inova Urgent Care services and locations. Preparing for Flu Season While this time of year brings cool weather fun, it also brings influenza – other wise known as the flu. This dreaded virus can cause fever,…

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Don’t Forget Your Flu Shot

Annual vaccine is the best way to prevent the flu The flu virus is not fun. It causes high fever, headaches, body pains, extreme fatigue, sore throat, cough and other unpleasant symptoms. While some cases of flu are mild, others can be more serious and even life-threatening. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)…

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Childhood Viruses of Winter: Influenza

Board Certified Pediatric Emergency Physician Dr. Ronnie Waldrop and Erin Rovelli, RN serve patients at the Children’s Emergency Room at Inova Loudoun Hospital – Loudoun County’s only emergency facility solely dedicated to caring for children and adolescents. They call it flu season for a reason. Most children suffer from at least one viral infection every winter, and influenza is…

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Fighting the Flu: Prevention to Treatment

Board Certified Pediatric Emergency Physician Dr. Ronnie Waldrop and Erin Rovelli, RN serve patients at the Children’s Emergency Room at Inova Loudoun Hospital – Loudoun County’s only emergency facility solely dedicated to caring for children and adolescents. We all dread the flu – the terrible body aches, sore throat, fever and chills are often unbearable. …

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