News tagged with flu shot
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(AP) -- Bill Dunphy thought his colonoscopy would be free.
Health Dec 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 8
(HealthDay)—As U.S. health officials recommend flu shots and frequent hand washing for protection during this season's influenza outbreak, dietitians point to another significant defense weapon: healthy ...
Health Jan 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Exercising at the time of having a flu shot may increase the success of vaccination according to a University of Sydney researcher.
Immunology Apr 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(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
(HealthDay)—With the United States in the throes of one of the worst flu outbreaks in years, health-care experts say there are ways you can fight back and protect yourself from the virus.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(AP)—Health officials say the flu season is winding down, and it has killed 105 children—about the average toll.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
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
(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
(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 |
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
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 |
New data being presented at IDWeek 2012 shows the fatal risk that influenza poses even for children without underlying health conditions and the effectiveness of school-based vaccination programs in protecting student populations. ...
Pediatrics Oct 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—People may think it's more vital to take their medicine, if that medicine is cheap. A new study from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University shows consumers believe prices for lifesaving ...
Medications Feb 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(HealthDay)—Mild winters where few people catch the flu tend to be followed by serious flu outbreaks the next year, a new study finds, suggesting that global warming could mean harsher flu seasons ahead.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 01, 2013 | 5 / 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