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Why Are Adults 65 and Over at Greater Risk for the Flu?

The Correlation Between Aging And Influenza That song “The Circle of Life” as popularized by 1995’s The Lion King can definitely serve as a metaphor for sickness in the young and the old. In the extremely young, immune systems have yet to … Continue reading

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Are There Any Environmental Factors That are Related to the Flu?

Whenever we get sick, we tend to blame the weather or the lifestyle we have. In the case of the flu, many people would usually associate it with season. However, the flu in general has various factors. Although the number … Continue reading

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Preparing your Child for School This Fall

Each year the thought of a new school year makes children grumble but parents everywhere tend to rejoice at a new routine. Whether your child is going into kindergarten for the first time ever or your child is embarking on … Continue reading

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When Is the Best Time to Your Flu Vaccine?

Each year vaccine companies manufacture a flu vaccine that is designed with the current strain of flu in mind. There is a great deal of research that goes into this process and ultimately, these companies are trying to provide the … Continue reading

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Why Do Schools Require Vaccinations?

Vaccinations Up For Debate Among Parents Some parents show the determination that their children have their scheduled vaccinations, while other parents are adamant that their children receive no vaccinations because vaccinations do not benefit the child’s health. You need to … Continue reading

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Where Do You Find Free or Reduced Cost Flu Shots?

Beginning in October of each year, cases of the flu spike and it is the official start of flu season. The end of flu season is in March, however, it is possible to get the flu at any time during the … Continue reading

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How to Flu-Proof Your House

It is not uncommon for everyone in the whole family to get the flu once one person in the household has it. The flu virus can be spread before symptoms even appear, according to the Centers for Disease Control and … Continue reading

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Why Do Human Immune Defenses Become Weaker with Age?

Function of Your Innate Immune System Immunity systems in the human body protect the body of diseases, illnesses, and toxins found in the environment. Your innate immune system provides two types of protective barriers which can distinguish and protect your … Continue reading

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Already Had the Flu During Flu Season… Do You Still Get the Shot?

Each year it is important to get the flu shot as a first line of defense against this nasty virus when it hits your area during the cold and germy winter months. Usually, you can start acquiring a flu shot … Continue reading

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How Does Your Immune System Fight the Flu?

Unfortunate things happen when you least expect them to. You nick your skin and bacteria finds a way through; you rub your eyes not knowing that the door knob you just touched contained some flu virus, or you simply ate … Continue reading

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