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Tetanus vaccine

  • Posted on Oct 4, 2018

It was the first day of class and my college professor was late. We waited, antsy and then frustrated for 10 minutes…15 minutes…20 minutes. Most of us started to pack up our back packs and

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Measles

  • Posted on Aug 21, 2018

You’ve probably seen the news about measles in the US. The CDC is reporting over 100 cases this year and they are raising concerns about its spread. But have you been watching what is going

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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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