Tag Archives: flu-related complications

Easing Flu Vaccine Concerns

skipping an annual flu shot might do more harm than good — and it’s important that your patients understand this. Continue reading

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Do Children Need More of the Flu Vaccine?

If you’ve made the decision to give your children the flu vaccine, you might be surprised when your doctor suggests two doses. Continue reading

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Preventative Antivirals for the Flu

If your family doesn’t get an annual flu vaccine, there’s a chance that at least one member of your household will fall ill with the flu virus. Continue reading

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A High-Dose Flu Vaccine May Offer Better Protection for Elderly

If you are elderly or have a greater risk for flu-related complications, a high-dose flu vaccine may be the answer to dodging the flu virus this flu season. Continue reading

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Flu Vaccine Options for Children

As a parent, you don’t want to see your child uncomfortable. However, you know the importance of an annual flu vaccine. Continue reading

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Can Antibiotics Help Flu Symptoms?

the flu is a viral infection. And because antibiotics only treat bacterial infections, this medication is ineffective against the flu virus. Continue reading

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Who Should And Who Should Not Get The Flu Vaccine

And while it has been approved for healthy people older than 6 months, it is also especially important that those at high risk get their Flu Vaccine each year. Continue reading

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Children and the Flu Vaccine

Some parents mistakenly believe that their children do not need a flu vaccine each year. The flu shot is recommended for most adults and children, and receiving a shot can significantly decrease your risk of becoming ill with the flu. But some … Continue reading

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