Lessons We’ve Learned
(And Just in Time!)
As COVID-19 becomes less of a danger and less of an intrusion on our
lives, some takeaways will help us get through the next virus attack that’s due soon: the annual flu season, which starts making its unwelcome presence known in autumn.
One thing that has hit home for most of us is the need to practice even better hygiene. More frequent hand washing has become a habit for many of us. “Does Good Hygiene Really Make a Difference?”
(page 7) takes a close look at how caution and cleanliness have helped us through the COVID pandemic.
We present our updated annual Vaccine Chart (pages 23-25) that lists the other vaccines we need to know about besides COVID vaccines. They include flu, shingles, pneumonia, tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis.
Here’s an enjoyable article title: “Eating Your Way Back to Good Health” (page 21). It’s a look at the best foods we can eat to restore our energy and fitness in the aftermath
These articles point to the next challenge we all face: flu season. “How to Prepare for Flu Season” (page 9) offers practical, doable ways of anticipating and dealing with an annual hassle we’ve all been through. A
sidebar, “Nutrients to Keep You Healthy,“ lists the foods that offer the best help in regaining health.
COVID is a virus, but not all viruses are COVID. There are significant differences between COVID and other viruses in terms of structure and the health threats they present. “The Difference Between
the Flu and COVID-19” (page 17) looks at those differences and what they mean in terms of how other viruses can harm us. Not everything revolves around viruses, hygiene, and prepping for flu season. In
“From the Sugar Happy Kitchen” (page 26), we feature 5 recipes that satisfy both hunger and the need to keep blood sugar under control.
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