HealthSmart is WITF’s Emmy Award winning, locally produced program which offers inspiration for better health. Watch as your neighbors share their personal experiences with various health conditions. Plus, hear advice from doctors working right here in Central Pennsylvania. Be smart about your health, watch HealthSmart on WITF TV!

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HealthSmart: Flu, Nothing to Sneeze At

Written by Heather Muha | Jun 10, 2009 4:31 PM

sick-in-bed.jpgBird Flu. Seasonal Flu. Avian Flu. Pandemic. Preparedness or paranoia?

About every 50 years, the world is exposed to a pandemic form of the flu virus - a virus which has evolved into something much more serious than seasonal influenza. Past pandemics were lethal to healthy, young people as well as the old and infirm. Explore how one of our tiniest enemies can evolve from benign germ to killer.

Learn the difference between seasonal, bird and pandemic flu. Understand what you can do to protect your family from all types of flu viruses. The statistics are real. The questions are many.

HealthSmart Flu: Nothing to Sneeze At will educate you on what you can do to prepare for this year's cold and flu season.

Check out the program at the bottom of this post!

About HealthSmart

Perspective. Insight. Reality TV for the greater good. That's HealthSmart. WITF's Mid-Atlantic Emmy nominated, in-studio, locally produced 30-minute health show features the medical topics that are on everyone's mind.

Local experts give practical advice on how to beat the odds and live healthier and happier, everyday. And local survivors share their touching stories to help our audience understand various diseases and conditions. Intended to appeal to health-conscious viewers, HealthSmart targets anyone who is looking for practical "real life" ways to live healthier everyday. The focus of the series is on useful information that can be incorporated into daily life. Watch the program at the end of this post.

HealthSmart is made possible by Capital BlueCross.

Past Episodes:
Childhood Obesity
Heart Disease
Preventative Maintenance

Overmedicated America
Alzheimer's Disease
Matters of the Mind
Men's Health

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