Someone close to you is probably suffering from the flu – a loved one, a co-worker, or the guy who was breathing on you on the train this morning. It’s been an early, and especially nasty, start to this year’s flu season.
Dr. David Scheiner, an internist in Chicago Hyde Park’s neighborhood, kept President Obama healthy for 22 years. Here, the veteran physician offers tips for avoiding the flu:
- Get a flu shot.
- Avoid crowds.
- Wash your hands.
- Limit physical contact.
- Reconsider visiting the doctor.