News tagged with flu shot
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(Medical Xpress) -- A vaccine strategy that protects against all strains of seasonal influenza and avoids the need for annual vaccination is the ultimate goal of a research collaboration between the University of Pittsburgh ...
Medications Jul 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Getting a flu shot during pregnancy provides unanticipated benefits to the baby, according to the authors of a large population-based study examining the issue. Specifically, the study showed that H1N1 vaccination during ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The US Senate on Thursday rejected an attempt to exempt employers who cite moral objections to birth control measures from having to follow new health insurance rules proposed by President Barack Obama.
Health Mar 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
It's flu season. You know this because you hear it on television and read about it in newspapers, so you get flu shots and generally avoid crowds.
Health Feb 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Only about one in five young adults in their late 30s received a flu shot during the 2009-2010 swine flu epidemic, according to a University of Michigan report that details the behavior and attitudes of Generation X.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The public health message about getting a flu shot is drilled into us at this point, and this far into the season, everyone should have already have fulfilled their duty and received one.
Health Jan 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(AP) -- Bill Dunphy thought his colonoscopy would be free.
Health Dec 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 8
(Medical Xpress) -- The flu shot, typically the first line of defense against seasonal influenza, could better treat the U.S. population, thanks to University of Pittsburgh researchers.
Health Dec 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Flu season is upon us, which means one thing flu shots. And if your fear of needles is keeping you away from immunizations, a BYU study may ease your pain.
Health Dec 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
Amanda Kanowitz was a healthy 4-year-old when she got the flu. Her first symptoms-cough, low fever, vomiting - seemed like signs of any common childhood bug, and the doctor suggested fluids and rest. Three days later, her ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 01, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
People carrying extra pounds may need extra protection from influenza.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 25, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Its a common question parents ask themselves this time of year: Does my child really need a flu shot? Though the flu may seem harmless, the truth on average 20,000 children age 5 and younger are hospitalized due to ...
Health Oct 20, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- It's flu vaccine time again - and some lucky shot-seekers will find that the needle has shrunk.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 05, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- Health officials say a novel strain of swine flu has sickened two children in Pennsylvania and Indiana.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 02, 2011 | not rated yet | 0