The pollen levels for Thursday will be rising in the moderate range. The cause for the rising pollen levels is rising temperatures, strong winds and lower relative humidity. This heavy increase in pollen concentration could very well cause problems for those who are allergic to airborne pollens.
Flu Vaccine May Also Protect Against Pneumonia
MONDAY, Oct. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Getting a flu shot may protect you not only from flu, but also from pneumonia, the leading cause of flu-related hospitalizations and deaths, a new study suggests.
Most children and adults hospitalized for flu-related pneumonia haven't had a flu shot, the researchers said.