Seasonal allergic rhinitis (the medical term for seasonal allergies) affects 10–30% of adults and up to 40% of children in the U.S.
About 31 million Americans are affected by a sinus infection each year. Microorganisms, like viruses, bacteria, or fungus, can take over one or more sinuses and trigger a sinus infection, also known as “sinusitis.”
People in the U.S. suffer from more than one billion colds a year, and there were about 40 million flu illnesses during last year’s U.S. flu season alone. Can you tell the difference between a cold and the flu?
Research from the CDC indicates that too few people, especially adults, are taught how to recognize their asthma symptoms and do not have an asthma action plan that can save their life.
Food poisoning affects nearly 50 million people annually. While most cases resolve without the intervention of a healthcare provider, food poisoning can be serious – the CDC estimates that each year 128,000 people are hospitalized and 3,000 people die from food poisoning.