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Universal flu shot

  • Posted on Nov 28, 2017

You Heard it Here! Scientists are working on combining ancestral genes from four major flu strains to develop the holy grail…a universal flu shot. One that would be given once and confer lifetime protection. I was

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Flu-vaccine Myth Buster

  • Posted on Nov 8, 2017

The good news is that there was only a smattering of influenza (flu) cases across the United States over the summer. The great news is that according to the Centers for Disease Control, most of

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The flu vaccine saves lives

  • Posted on Sep 26, 2017

  We always knew it, but now a study done by the CDC in the journal Pediatrics, proves it.  US children who died of influenza were less likely to have received the vaccination. They looked

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What? The flu vaccine again?

  • Posted on Sep 20, 2017

Here are some updates on this year’s flu vaccine and why it should be on your child’s back to school to do list… -This year’s flu vaccine is slightly different from last year’s– it’s been

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MMR does not cause autism

  • Posted on Jun 13, 2017

Can we put an end to this thinking? Finally? The journal Science Translational Medicine published a report studying patterns of brain activity in babies that were 6 months old. They were able to predict with

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Gardasil Vaccine- HPV

  • Posted on Nov 1, 2016

It’s working! It has almost been 10 years since the HPV vaccine was recommended to help prevent HPV associated cancers. In 2015 at least one dose of the vaccine was given to 62% of girls

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Don’t be late, vaccinate!

  • Posted on Sep 14, 2016

Why you DON’T want the measles infection. Yes we have all heard about the chicken pox parties where parents will take their children to get infected so they will be immune, so why not just

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