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August designated National Immunization Awareness Month

(HealthDay)—In order to remind adults of the importance of immunizations throughout life, August is being recognized as National Immunization Awareness Month, according to a report from the American College of Physicians ...

Aug 01, 2016
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Two-minute video boosts pneumonia vaccinations

A simple two-minute video about pneumococcal vaccination sent to patients before a primary care visit tripled the likelihood they would get the vaccine, reports new Northwestern Medicine research. The vaccination can prevent ...

May 14, 2016
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Using price to avoid vaccine shortages

No one worries about vaccine supply—until there's a shortage. New research from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business studied the market tensions that can keep manufacturers out of the business and the price points ...

Feb 10, 2016
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